OPIOIDS

Karen in Prescription Drug Abuse
October 10, 2016

DEA Demands Reduction in Opioid Manufacturing

In early October 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration released a statement announcing a mandate to reduce manufacture of opioid medications by 23 to 34 percent. Will this change prevent pain patients from getting the medication they need?

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
August 1, 2016

Ruthless Drug Dealers Create Life-Threatening Drug Combinations

Ruthless Drug Dealers Create Life-Threatening Drug Combinations To protect their profits and increase their customer pool, drug dealers have no mercy at all.

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Karen in Drug Abuse
July 20, 2016

Increasing Supplies of Fentanyl Stalk the Addicted

Increasing Supplies of Fentanyl Stalk the Addicted Massachusetts has long been a hub of opioid trafficking in the Northeast, but the drugs being trafficked were usually painkillers or heroin.

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