Source: 4 Arrested in Connection With Drugs in Hoffman's Apartment

Source: 4 arrested in connection with drugs in Hoffman's apartment
New York (CNN) — Four people believed to be connected to the drugs found in Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment were arrested late Tuesday night, law enforcement officials told CNN. … Fentanyl is a powerful narcotic used to treat cancer patients … Read more on CNN

Crouse's opioid program expanding to meet rising needs for treatment
A spike in heroin and prescription painkiller abuse in central New York is the reason behind the expansion of a program that helps addicts. … Raymond says methadone, a synthetic opiate based drug, is a proven way to treat people addicted to opiates. Read more on WRVO Public Media

Extra Points: It's not about pain, it's about the party
Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark did just that on ESPN's "First Take" Thursday when discussing the rampant use of marijuana in the NFL and the league's flawed substance-abuse testing policy. "I know guys on my team who smoke," Clark … Read more on

Russell brand wants drug law reform
The Oscar-winning actor tragically died in his New York City apartment over the weekend after experiencing a relapse, and Brand – who himself has battled drug addiction and alcoholism in the past – believes he is a ''victim'' of laws that ''criminalise … Read more on The Nation

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