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Synthetic Opioids More Powerful than Fentanyl Uncovered in DC

Forensic experts have identified a new family of synthetic opioids, which have contaminated the supply of illegal narcotics in Washington DC—a district that is already struggling with a never-ending stream of fatal, opioid-related overdoses. These opioids have been identified as protonitazene and isotonitazene. The most distressing news is that these new synthetic opioids are several …

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Overdose Deaths Top 100,000 Annually for the First Time

New data released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that despite ongoing efforts, the opioid epidemic has reached its deadliest-ever levels. In the twelve-month period between April 2020 and April 2021, over 100,000 people in the US died of a drug-related overdose. Staggering Numbers Tell the Story This is a …

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Why the US Needs to Work More Closely with China & Mexico to Curb the Opioid Crisis Due to Fentanyl

Republican senator from Ohio, Ron Portman, has said that he will keep pressuring the Biden administration to address the worsening opioid crisis in the United States by working more closely with China and Mexico. This is with the aim of putting a halt to drug trafficking at borders and ports from those countries, which are …

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Did Lockdowns Make the Opioid Epidemic Worse?

COVID-19 has affected everyone’s lives over the past couple of years. The principal problems with COVID have been well documented, but there are countless unpredicted issues as well. One of those is the suggestion that the lockdowns enforced by governments in a reaction to COVID may have made the opioid epidemic currently wreaking havoc on …

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How “Invisible Overdoses” Help Show the True Gravity of the Opioid Epidemic

There is another sad and maddening aspect of the opioid epidemic that has had a grip on the United States for the past five or six years. Unfortunately, the true figures for the number of people suffering overdoses may never be known. This is because only a death by overdose is actually recorded as an …

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Why Disposing of Unused Opioids is So Important to Prevent Future Addiction

In Nashville, Tennessee, the DEA is taking steps to make sure that prescription opioids are not falling into the hands of addicts and those recovering from opioid addiction. For example, on certain weekends people in Tennessee are able to drop off unused and unwanted medications at dozens of sites as part of a campaign known …

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California Researchers Hope a Plant Holds Key to Curbing Opioid Crisis

A new study performed by the University of California has shown that a plant extract commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine therapies may help reduce the addictive nature of morphine and other opioids. The plant extract in question is Corydalis yanhusuo, which comes from a plant known as yan hu suo in Chinese. In English, …

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