Month: August 2016

Beaver County Drug Overdoses Continue To Climb

By Ralph Iannotti Filed Under: Beaver County, Beaver County District Attorney’s Office, Center Township, Heroin, Ralph Iannotti CENTER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A man in his 20s overdosed on drugs Wednesday in Center Township, Beaver County. Center Township Police Chief Barry Kramer says it was fortunate the man was revived with Narcan, which is a medicine

Parents refuse to bury truth about son’s heroin overdose death

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. —In Bridgewater, Massachusetts on Wednesday, a mother and father laid their son to rest. But they refused to hide the truth about his death. Family, friends, even strangers, watched as the coffin carrying the body of 20-year-old college sophomore Emmett Scannell made its way into Central Square Congregational Church. Coffin carrying the body

Sen. Tom Cotton: Social Security benefits cause people to ‘spiral downward’ into heroin addiction

DAVID EDWARDS Tom Cotton speaks to the Heritage Foundation (C-SPAN) DON’T MISS STORIES. FOLLOW RAW STORY! Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) suggested on Monday that population decline and drug abuse in poor areas could be the result of too many people on Social Security disability. Speaking to the conservative Heritage Foundation on Monday, Cotton warned that

Portugal’s Example: What Happened After It Decriminalized All Drugs, From Weed to Heroin

By Samuel Oakford As diplomats gather at the United Nations in New York this week to consider the future of global drug policy, one Portuguese official, João Goulão, will likely command attention that far outstrips his country’s influence in practically any other area. That’s because 16 years ago, Portugal took a leap and decriminalized the

Flesh-Eating Heroin Knock-Off KROKODIL Appears On America’s East Coast For The First Time!!

An overdose patient found all but rotting alive in New Hampshire last week told responders he believed he’d been injecting the drug krokodil… Scroll down for video.    The injectable drug created disreputable across Russia for its alarming flesh-eating properties couldhave recently shown up on America’s east coast for the primary time. An overdose patient

Heroin Just Killed My Baby

Trisha GroseAuthor and real estate agent Richard Farrell Author of “What’s Left of Us: A Memoir of Addiction” TRISHA GROSE I try not to enter Brendan’s bedroom. It has been four months and it still smells of death. Today, as I open the door nausea overtakes me. I placed a small rug down to cover