Heroin

During Friday's edition on NewsOne Now, Jerrold Winter, Ph.D, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of New York at Buffalo spoke with Roland Martin about pain management, opioid dependence and the true meaning of addition.

At a town hall meeting, Paul LePage inferred that out-of-state Black drug dealers not only are to blame for his state's growing heroin problem, but for impregnating white women too.

Four suspected heroin dealers were arrested late Tuesday in connection to the death of Oscar winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, who was found dead…

  (RNN) – Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his apartment Sunday. He was 46. Hoffman had roles in Patch Adams,…

  The latest incident contributes to a recent UN report showcasing a rise in violence against women.   AFGHANISTAN (UNTV/CNN) – A toxic mix of…

PSA Warns Of Heroin Dangers  (Indianapolis, IN)  —  IMPD and the Marion County Coroner’s office are teaming up to warn people about the dangers of heroin with a new PSA.  Use of the drug has been steadily increasing since law enforcement across the state started cracking down on methamphetamine and illegal access to prescription drugs.  […]

A Long Island dad is now facing drug and child endangerment charges in Suffolk county after cops say he toted along his eight month-old daughter…

TMZ is reporting Kelly had been using a combination of cocaine and heroin the night before his death, this according to the police report obtained by the site. According to the report, paramedics initially responded to Kelly’s Atlanta home around 3 PM EST — after his mother called 911 asking for medical assistance. When help arrived, paramedics […]

Cornell University Student, Keri Blakinger was caught with $150,000 worth of heroin in a tupperware jar in Ithaca, New York. Gawker reports: Police arrested Cornell senior Keri Blakinger while she was holding $150,000 worth of heroin, which she confessed was hers. A Cornell Daily Sun staffer, Keri posed in bikinis on Facebook—and lived in a […]