heroin

Heroin Laced With The Most Potent Opioid Is Causing A Huge Rise In Overdoses In The Midwest

The authorities believe heroin laced with carfentanil has caused almost 90 overdoses in one Ohio county this week and about 60 in just two days across Ohio and Indiana, though

Lauren Holter | August 26, 2016 - 8:41 am

Maine Governor Calls For Public Beheadings Of Drug Dealers

This guy is off his rocker.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 26, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Merry Christmas! Watch A BBC Reporter Try To Do His Job In Front Of A Pile Of Burning Heroin

BBC correspondent Quentin Sommerville was reporting a drug bust in Afghanistan and was placed, for his report, in front of a pile of 8.5 tons of burning heroin, opium, and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 23, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Heroin Killed Socialite Peaches Geldof

Socialite Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner has confirmed. The 25-year-old mother of two was found dead in her UK home with one of her young…

Jessica Wakeman | July 23, 2014 - 9:30 am

Angelina Jolie Allegedly Planning To Sue Daily Mail Over Rumored Drug Video

Angelina Jolie is reportedly planning to sue the UK’s Daily Mail for publishing a video of her talking on the phone to her father, Jon Voight, which was supplied…

Jessica Wakeman | July 11, 2014 - 10:30 am

Report: Peaches Geldof Died From A Heroin Overdose

Peaches Geldof died at 25 of a heroin overdose, the Times Of London reported today. The socialite daughter of musician Bob Geldof died on April 7 at her home in…

Jessica Wakeman | May 1, 2014 - 10:30 am

More Details Emerge About Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death

Celebrities react to Philip Seymour Hoffman’s sudden death from a drug overdose this weekend. [Huffington Post]
Meanwhile, police are concerned that the batch of heroin which killed Hoffman…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2014 - 10:20 am

The Vatican Had No Idea Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day” Was About Heroin

Gianfranco Cardinal Ravasi, the Vatican’s culture minister, was trying to do a solid by tweeting lyrics from the Lou Reed song “Perfect Day,” as a tribute to the late singer who…

Ami Angelowicz | October 30, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Flesh-Eating Drug, Krokodil, Making Its Way Across The United States

We are not discussing crocodiles here, but given that even the most cursory, SafeSearch-on Googling of krokodil yields some of the most vile images you will ever see (DON’T DO…

Rachel Krause | October 11, 2013 - 9:40 am

Cory Monteith Died Of Heroin And Alcohol Overdose

An autopsy and toxicology report has confirmed that Cory Monteith died from an overdose of heroin and alcohol. The “Glee” star died suddenly in a Vancouver hotel room on…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2013 - 8:00 pm
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