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Mac Miller’s Drug Dealer Arrested

One Year after his overdose, Mac Miller’s loved ones may finally see justice Eds: Story includes vulgarity About a year after the untimely death of famous rapper, Mac Miller, the police have finally arrested and charged Cameron James Pettit for allegedly distributing counterfeit oxycodone pills to Miller days before his overdose. The rapper died early…

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Potent Pot is More Prevalent, So is Unintentional Use

A recent study revealed that between 2000 and 2017 nearly 3,000 children under the age of 6 were admitted to United States poison care centers after ingesting marijuana. As the drug becomes more prevalent in society, so have reported incidents of unintentional marijuana ingestion. Between 2009 and 2017, the number of children admitted to centers…

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Finding the Gaps in Addiction Treatment

Researchers posed as heroin users seeking help to find the gaps in the treatment industry…and the results were shocking Researchers contacted hundreds of treatment centers throughout the U.S. in the cities with the highest overdose death rates, searching for a better understanding of why people aren’t receiving treatment. The researchers were denied appointments much of…

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Does the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Contribute to Substance Abuse?

A study on marijuana legalization found an increase in drug abuse UCSF (University of California, San Francisco) researchers have found that hospital visits due to car accidents, alcohol abuse and drug overdoses increased in Colorado since the state legalized recreational marijuana. The UCSF report compared hospitalization numbers in Colorado in the two years prior and…

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NJ Research Team Working to Predict Future Opioid Addiction

Researchers Working to Predict Addiction According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, roughly half a person’s risk for becoming addicted to drugs is hereditary, but what if it could be predicted using blood type, brain scans and some mathematical equation? Researchers at the Coriell Institute for Medical Research in Camden are working with clinicians…