Lean is still a dangerous drug, though it has been glorified in pop lyrics. Codeine addiction can be just as life-threatening as many opioids if untreated.
Despite the ongoing opioid epidemic, the FDA has approved Dsuvia, a synthetic opioid that is 10 times more potent than fentanyl.
While the potential downfall new technologies are often debated, video game addiction has been hooking children and adults for the past 20 years.
Behavioral addictions or non-substance addictions, like gambling addiction, are a set of behaviors that a person becomes dependent on and craves.
On October 3rd, 2018, the Senate passed an opioid package that contained several bills that have all faced contention in the past.
Recently, the prevalence of hashtags has been coopted by online drug dealers selling everything, from #opioids like #OxyContin to the deadly #fentanyl.
Back in April, we warned of a growing synthetic marijuana outbreak. Now, another strain has struck in Connecticut and caused 100 overdoses.
More and more frequently, states have filed lawsuits against opioid manufacturers. It essentially comes down to two factors: advertising and distribution.