At one point, he had a samurai sword stuck to his throat, only to realize he was being pranked by the local dealer.
Overdoses in public bathrooms are turning baristas and other service workers into unwitting first responders.
The human and octopus lineages split 500 million years ago, but apparently we both retained the gene for partying.
New books about the opioid crisis — "Dopesick," "Fight for Space" and "American Fix" — have different ideas about who's to blame and what to do next. Our critic says regulating supply can have deadly consequences and we need to address users' pain.
Research shows that animals that received the engineered skin graft were able to clear injected quantities of cocaine faster than control animals.
Senate passed overwhelmingly a package of bills aimed at addressing the nation's opioids epidemic.
When Chad Baker died from a lethal combination of cocaine and heroin, prosecutors charged Tommy Kosto, his friend and fellow drug user, with killing him — a tactic from the Reagan-era war on drugs that is gaining popularity around the country and making today's opioid crisis even worse.
How Barack Obama's clemency operation failed thousands of drug offenders, some serving long sentences for cannabis crimes, and left them at the mercy of Donald Trump's whims.
Those in the weed business have discovered that the black market is still more profitable in many ways than the newly legal industry.
As a rule, dogs aren't supposed to have weed. But any dog named Diablo can probably handle your lame mid.
The Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee wants to counteract positive marijuana messages and identify problems with state legalization initiatives, according to documents obtained by BuzzFeed News.
Why one Ottawa doctor believes harm reduction is the most effective treatment for drug use.
Psilocybin microdoses have no effect on problem-solving and rational thinking but do improve a form of thinking underlying creativity, a study suggests.
A new meta-analysis reviewed the evidence on safe injection sites. There's bad news.
This short film from writer/director Cleo Samoles-Little does a really great job of taking us back to being dirtball kids again.
On speed, you tend to embrace monotonous chores, especially asocial or servile ones, like arid sessions of dusting or coding, as the tiny muscles that line the walls of blood vessels contract.
Well-to-do women have moved from popping prescription painkillers to shooting up street drugs. And they're dying because of it in staggering, skyrocketing numbers.
More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead.
And short-term memory problems can last for years after you take too much of the drug.
Elon Musk, Roseanne Barr, Tiger Woods and others have all claimed the sedative was at fault for their strange behavior
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