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This is the devastating effect of heroin that Ohio city wants you to see

Story highlights City releases photos of two adults passed out in front seat of car with a child in back Driver pleads no contest to charges, including child endangerment; grandmother faces hearing (CNN)A city in Ohio says it decided to release a set of graphic photos to drive home the devastating effects of heroin...

Flesh-eating Heroin knock-off krokodil ‘Appears on America’s East Coast for the first time’

The injectable drug made infamous across Russia for its terrifying flesh-eating properties may have recently shown up on America’s East Coast for the first time. An overdose patient found all but rotting alive in Manchester, New Hampshire last week told responders he believed he’d been injecting the drug krokodil. ‘With someone who is literally rotting away...

Nine-month-old dies after ‘babysitters injected his 17lb body with heroin and cocaine to his feet and hands’ Term Life

His girlfriend Santana-Berrios will go on trial on third-degree murder charges following a five hour hearing into the circumstances of the boy’s death. Paramedic Dale Schroder told the court that he recognised ‘track marks’ normally found on drug addicts when he was trying to revive the baby. He said he had been called to the home...

Stop Treating Marijuana Like Heroin: Term Life

Supporters of a saner marijuana policy scored a small victory this week when the Obama administration said it would authorize more institutions to growmarijuana for medical research. But the government passed up an opportunity to make a more significant change. The Drug Enforcement Administration on Thursday turned down two petitions— one from the governors of...

Through 17 relapses, mom’s love outlives heroin addiction

Katie Donovan, 44, has been through hell and back battling a heroin addiction. For more than five years, the drug chipped away at every part of her, and she desperately tried to keep it from destroying everything. But the heroin kept coming back. Katie Donovan witnessed the evils of heroin through her daughter’s addiction. (Photo: COURTESY OF KATIE...

How’s Heroin Killing Little Babies?

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 the vomit stain, but the edges of Brendan’s body fluids still peek out, taunting me, daring me to break...