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Article Category: Heroin

Alleged “Asian El Chapo” (Tse Chi Lop) Arrested in Amsterdam

Suzette Gomez ❘

On January 22, 2021, Asian "El Chapo" (Tse Chi Lop) was arrested at Amsterdam's Schiphol International Airport by Dutch police.

2020: The Deadliest Year In Drug History

Krystina Murray ❘

2020 is the deadliest year in drug history, with declining mental health due to COVID-19 encouraging more substance abuse to occur.

Opioid-Related Deaths Are On The Rise In America

Suzette Gomez ❘

Opioid-related overdoses have climbed up 137% from 2019 to 2020. By April of this year, drug overdose deaths were up 11.4%.

Oregon Decriminalizes Drug Possession

Krystina Murray ❘

Oregon decriminalized marijuana as well as the possession of hard drugs like cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin utilizing Measure 110.

Bachelorette Contestant Tyler Gwozdz Dies Of Overdose

Hayley Hudson ❘

Tyler Gwozdz died from a suspected opioid overdose. Gwozdz was a contestant on Hannah Brown's season of the Bachelorette.

Fentanyl Abuse Could Impact Asia In The Future

Krystina Murray ❘

Recent overdoses in Asia have sparked authorities to examine the drugs involved. Many believe deaths were caused by fentanyl mixed with heroin.

Why The Netherlands Is Becoming A Narco State

Ginni Correa ❘

There is concern over the Netherlands becoming a narco state as the drug market threatens and undermines the legitimate economy and society.

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Linked To Black Tar Heroin Kills 7 In San Diego

Michael Muldoon ❘

Over 2 months San Diego has seen 7 people die from infections of flesh-eating bacteria arising after black tar heroin use.

Research Shows The Opioid Epidemic Has Increased The Prevalence Of Heart Infections

Nathan Yerby ❘

A new American Heart Association study has found that opioid abuse correlates to cases of infective endocarditis, a deadly heart infection.