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State Lawmakers Channel Grief Into Fight Against Opiods

State Lawmakers Channel Grief Into Fight Against Opiods

By Kyle Potter | Feb 24
In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem.

'Party Monster' Michael Alig Booked on Drug Charge, Trespassing

'Party Monster' Michael Alig Booked on Drug Charge, Trespassing

Feb 8
At least he didn't kill anyone this time.

Denver Campaign Would Allow Marijuana Use in Bars

By Kristen Wyatt | Jul 4
Beer? Wine? Or weed?

Celebrity Names Turn Marijuana into Cash Crop

Celebrity Names Turn Marijuana into Cash Crop

Jun 11
Melissa Etheridge became an unlikely spokesperson for marijuana legalization. Today she is an even more unlikely entrepreneur, helping to create a marijuana-infused wine. Other celebrities including Snoop Dogg, Tommy Chong, and the Marley family.

Doctors: Sniff Poppers And You Could Go Blind

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 9
Researchers in the United Kingdom say inhaling the 70s club drug "poppers," or isopropyl nitrate, can seriously damage your eyes, thanks to its new formula.

Antidote for Heroin Overdose to be Administered by Police

Antidote for Heroin Overdose to be Administered by Police

Feb 13
Amid growing awareness of heroin abuse and overdoses, a new public service campaign has police officers - who are often first on the scene - administer the drug Narcan which may reverse the overdose’s effects and save lives.

Philip Seymour Hoffman :: 2006’s Chilling Foreshadowing

Philip Seymour Hoffman :: 2006’s Chilling Foreshadowing

Feb 4
"I got panicked for my life," Philip Seymour Hoffman told Steve Kroft in 2006 about why he went into drug and alcohol rehab.

British Teen on Meow Stabs Mom, Slices Off Own Penis

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 11
A teenager on Christmas break in the UK reportedly stabbed his mother, then cut off his penis while allegedly high on the party drug meow meow, otherwise known as mephedrone, a synthetic, amphetamine-like stimulant.

Medical Pot: Will Colorado’s "Green Rush" Last?

Medical Pot: Will Colorado’s "Green Rush" Last?

Sep 17
Denver, Colo., has more medical marijuana dispensaries than Starbucks, but the budding business defies federal laws. Steve Kroft reports.

Interest Grows in New Zealand’s Designer Drug Law

By Nick Perry | Aug 2
A novel New Zealand law that could legalize some designer drugs is being scrutinized with interest by other countries struggling to keep up with the proliferation of "party pills" and similar products.

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