drugs

China announces new crackdown on fentanyl

The Chinese government will add fentanyl-related substances to their list of controlled drugs from May 1, in a move aimed at curtailing the manufacturing and distribution of one of the world's most powerful opioids.

Cory Booker to re-introduce marijuana legalization bill

Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey will re-introduce legislation Thursday to legalize marijuana at the federal level, continuing to highlight an issue that has already garnered unprecedented attention in the early stages of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.

These states have been hit the hardest by the opioid epidemic

While there's early evidence that the explosive rate of opioid deaths has started to slow, opioids killed more than 49,000 people in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data. A new study reveals which part of the country has been affected the most by the ongoing epidemic.