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IRONTON, Ohio – Police in this Ohio River town report a 2-year-old boy died from an apparent drug overdose and that they have arrested a 36-year-old man in connection with the case.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are reporting illicitly manufactured fentanyl, as opposed to pharmaceutical fentanyl, is the ma…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are reporting illicitly manufactured fentanyl, as opposed to pharmaceutical fentanyl, is the main driver of the recent increase in deaths involving synthetic opioids, other than methadone.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Deaths from drug overdoses continue to grow in Kentucky and, according to one man on the front lines of the drug epidemic, the increased number of deaths are having the opposite effect than one would expect.
Death brought Penny Cox and Joy Marotzke together — first in pain, and now in a business they view as a calling.
States with medical marijuana laws were associated with significantly lower state-level opioid overdose mortality rates, which could be a useful tool for states with high levels of opioid abuse.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The man responsible for more than two dozen heroin overdoses - which all occurred in one day in a state deemed the ground zero for the opioid epidemic - faces up to 20 years in federal prison.