Heroin News

Follow America’s news coverage of the controversial “Heroin Epidemic”, our government’s response towards a need for federally supported harm reduction services and public opinion on the overdose prevention drug, Narcan, as new laws are enacted to control its availability to those in the most need of its life-saving capabilities.

America! This is YOUR Heroin!

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States Divided on Opioid-Withdrawal Alternative (Kratom)

De Blasio’s Plan for Safe Injection Sites Faces Many Hurdles

De Blasio Moves to Bring Safe Injection Sites to New York City

Seattle Is Taking a Big Step in the Fight Against Opioid Addiction

U.S. Surgeon General Now Endorses Harm Reduction

Canada’s Evidence-Based Plan To Help Fight Heroin Addiction: Legalize Prescription Heroin

Legal Highs Need Regulation, Not An Outright Ban

Democrats Aren’t The Only Tourists Flocking To Philadelphia. So Are Heroin Addicts

Illinois Governor Vetoes Heroin Bill

Overdose Reversal Drug Naloxone Is Saving Lives, But Not All Police Departments Are On Board

On the Prescription of Medical Heroin

Alarm About a ‘Heroin Epidemic’ Skyrockets As Heroin Use Falls

Unintended Consequences: Why Painkiller Addicts Turn to Heroin

With Rise in Heroin Use, We Need to Change Syringe Laws

Vancouver: Giving Junkies A Fix To Keep Them Off The Street

A Conversation I Wish I’d had on Heroin

Arresting Our Way Out Of Drug Crisis is Yesterday’s Theory

Marianne Faithfull: ‘Heroin Saved My Life’

Heroin: Art and Culture’s Last Taboo

Americas New Drug Policy Landscape

The Controversial Answer To America’s Heroin Surge

Measure Would Make Drug Overdose Antidote More Widely Available In California

Two-Thirds Favor Treatment, Not Jail, for Use of Heroin, Cocaine

The Dark, Ironic Branding Drug Dealers Use to Sell Heroin

What Will the Future Look Like for Drug Users?

Solutions To The Heroin and Opiate Epidemic

The Dramatic Shift In Heroin Use In The Past 50 Years: Whiter, More Suburban

Alcohol ‘More Damaging Than Heroin’ Says Prof David Nutt

Cheap Crack Pipes, Free Heroin, and Free Booze: The Evidence for Helping Addicts

Doctor Says Dissolving ‘Stigma’ of Heroin Addiction Is First Step

Dan Bigg Wants To Get The Antidote, Naloxone, Into Every First-Aid Kit In The Country

Motivation, Heroin and Good Intentions

DuPage Narcan Program Saves Another Life From Heroin OD

Breaking Up With The Word Addict

Between 60,000 and 1,000,000 Daily Heroin Users in U.S.