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Legalization Of Marijuana Lowers Opioid Use, Connecticut Desperate To Join Other States

Apr 06, 2017 AM EDT The rise of painkillers is overwhelming. In fact, they are being abused in the United States.

Risks Of Opioids Prescriptions: ‘Highly Concerning’ According To Studies

Mar 21, 2017 PM EDT Studies reveal that opiod prescriptions is the most likely cause of drug dependency, which might lead to an overdose or even death

Opioid Substitute Is Snail Venom For Pain Relief

Feb 24, 2017 PM EST The opioid epidemic still continues and scientists are looking at snail venom as an alternative.

Opioid Addiction Cures Are Psychedelic Drugs And Snail Venom, Says New Study

Feb 22, 2017 AM EST Drug prohibition is being looked at more closely as a new study finds that opioid addiction can be cured by psychedelic drugs.

Opioid Addiction Caused By Doctors, According To Medicine Study

Feb 17, 2017 AM EST In a new study from the New England Journal of Medicine, patients who are prescribed opioids are likely to become long term users of the drug.

Michigan Schools Now Allowed To Use Drugs To Reverse Opioid Overdose

Oct 24, 2016 AM EDT Michigan schools can now stock an opioid overdose antidote.

US Opioid Epidemic: Universities Will Offer Substance-Free Housing To Students Battling Drug Addiction?

Jun 20, 2016 AM EDT Following a set pattern, Ryan would join a college with the best of objectives on his mind; however he'd eventually succumb to drugging and drinking and then drop out. But things changed three years ...

Drug Abuse, Opioid Addiction: Painkiller Prescription Declines; Death Toll Increases

May 25, 2016 AM EDT Drug abuse and opioid addiction due to prescription painkiller in the state are said to cause deaths of many Americans.

Opioid Addiction: Root Cause Found; Not From Prescription Abuse, Study Finds [INFOGRAPHICS]

May 12, 2016 AM EDT A new study shows that people with opioids addictions are likely to have a higher-risk of abusing drugs in first place.

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