Cocaine Related Posts

Fentanyl-related overdose deaths are on the rise in Tennessee. The synthetic opioid, which can be up to 100 times stronger than morphine, is typically found in counterfeit painkillers and heroin.1 Now, the deadly substance is making its way into cocaine as well. The surge in fentanyl overdoses has been an alarming trend in the American […]

Drug Dealers in Rio Quit Selling Crack

All too often, the drug war seems like a losing battle. And even when we’re able to bring down dealers or traffickers on US soil, the problem persists around the globe, frequently in impoverished areas where the lure of fast cash is impossible to turn down. In the slums of Rio, in a metropolitan area […]

A Connecticut mom admits to regular feeding her preschooler beer and her infant daughter tests positive for beer and cocaine. Usually parents are concerned about finding ways to keep their children from drinking when they are underage, but a Connecticut mom recently pleaded guilty to charges the she forced her 4-year-old son to drink beer […]

It’s a well-known and established fact that a high percentage of street cocaine is laced with levamisole, a veterinary drug used to deworm animals. It’s not just odd: it can be deadly, literally eating the flesh of those who use it. In fact, the Drug Enforcement Administration reported that 82 percent of the cocaine it seizes has […]

What’s a drug used to de-worm pets doing in much of our nation’s cocaine supply? The experts don’t know, but they are aware of its potentially deadly consequences. A drug approved to treat cancer and used to de-worm animals is being added to the nation’s cocaine supply, and public health officials are puzzled as to […]

A new study suggests cocaine may not just provide a high but alter the way your brain operates. “Though we think about our genes mostly in terms of the traits we pass on to our children, they are actually very active in our lives every day, regulating how various cells in our bodies behave,” Time […]