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DEA Rule Allows Criminal Prosecution for Fentanyl Trafficking
The Drug Enforcement Administration will classify illicit versions of fentanyl at the same level as heroin, Reuters reports. The action will make it easier for federal prosecutors and agents to prosecute traffickers of all forms of fentanyl-related substances, the agency said. Read More
Long-Acting and Daily Medications to Treat Opioid Addiction Found Equally Effective
A new study finds a long-acting medication and a short-term drug that must be taken daily are equally effective in treating opioid addiction. Read More
FDA Issues Advisory About Deadly Risks Associated With Herb Kratom
The Food and Drug Administration advised consumers to avoid using the herb kratom, citing 36 known deaths associated with products containing the substance. Read More
The opioid epidemic has taken an especially heavy toll on U.S. veterans, Reuters reports. Veterans are twice as likely as non-veterans to die from accidental overdoses of opioid painkillers. Read More
Some Experts Question Opioid Commission’s Marijuana Warning
The chair of President Trump’s Opioid Commission warned about the dangers of marijuana, in a letter accompanying the release of the commission’s final report. Some experts are questioning the commission’s view that marijuana could further fuel the opioid crisis. Read More