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USA Today reports that a heroine-like drug called “krokodil” has made its first appearance in the United States. The drug emerged around 2002 in Russia. It is “made from over-the-counter codeine-based headache pills mixed with iodine,...
The New York Times reports that Senator Charles Schumer has announced the Protecting Our Youth from Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Act of 2013. The act comes in response to three deaths that occurred this summer due to overdose on molly, a form of MDMA, or...
“NBC News” reports that doctors have confirmed that the cause of death of one New Hampshire neurosurgery patient was Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), a rare but deadly infection. CJD affects approximately 1 in one million people worldwide...