Article Category: Illegal Drugs

The War On Drug’s Ongoing Impact On Black People

Krystina Murray ❘

Its been 50 years since the start of the War on Drugs campaign, and some communities were negatively impacted by the campaign.

The Increasing Popularity Of Delta 8 Raises Concerns

Emily Murray ❘

Although Delta-8 is legal in most states, a lack of research and regulation is causing experts to be concerned about use of the substance.

Current Funding For Harm Reduction Programs

Emily Murray ❘

After an unprecedented amount of overdose deaths this past year, President Biden’s administration is prioritizing harm reduction programs.

US Citizens Arrested At Increased Rate For Smuggling Drugs Across Southern Border

Michael Muldoon ❘

2020 into 2021 has shown a marked increase of U.S. citizens arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs into the US from Mexico.

Olympic Kayaker Nathan Baggaley Found Guilty Of Smuggling Cocaine

Suzette Gomez ❘

Olympic kayaker Nathan Baggaley found guilty of smuggling $150 million in Cocaine alongside his brother Dru Baggaley.

DMX Alleged Overdose And Story Of Addiction

Hayley Hudson ❘

Rapper DMX is in the hospital after a heart attack and alleged overdose. His struggle with addiction shows a history of Crack Cocaine abuse.

Demi Lovato Opens Up About Addiction, Overdose In New Documentary

Hayley Hudson ❘

In a new documentary series, award winning popstar Demi Lovato gives details on her addiction, overdose, and recovery.

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.

Biden Canceling Trump’s Plan on Opioid Treatment Prescriptions

Suzette Gomez ❘

According to anonymous sources, President Biden will not support the last-minute Opioid treatment plan created by former President Trump.

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