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Alina Snowden in National News
January 18, 2023

Fentanyl Overdoses

Fentanyl is an ongoing and growing issue. Overdoses have skyrocketed and because Fentanyl is laced in everything and disguised to look like different drugs, it is currently a never ending battle of overdoses.

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Alina Snowden in National News
January 16, 2023

Purdue and Johnson & Johnson Cases

Purdue and Johnson & Johnson have reached settlements in their cases due to the ever growing opioid epidemic. Now is the time to get help for our loved ones and try to end this epidemic.

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Alina Snowden in National News
December 11, 2022

Kratom Overdose Sparks a Lawsuit

Kratom has been making headlines recently especially after the parents of a young adult found their son dead of an overdose and they have filed a lawsuit. Even though Kratom may be legal, does that actually make it safer?

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Alina Snowden in National News
November 28, 2022

Overdoses at an All Time High

It has become more common to hear about drug overdoses and drug-related deaths in the news. From 2020-2021 there was an increase of almost 15% in drug overdose deaths. Why suddenly is there such a spike in this occurring? The answer is simple, because of Fentanyl.

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Alina Snowden in National News
August 3, 2022

Meth and Fentanyl... The New Speedball

Recently in the news, you hear more about Methamphetamine overdoses. So, why all of a sudden is there a rise in them? The reason is speedballs involving deadly Fentanyl.

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Alina Snowden in National News
July 31, 2022

The New Synthetic Opiate Hitting the Market: Nitazenes

Most recently, all over the news we’ve heard about the dangers of Fentanyl. Now there are new synthetic opioids that have hit the market and are known as Nitazenes.

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Alina Snowden in National News
June 17, 2022

Addiction and COVID

COVID-19 has been an issue for more than two years at this point. Addiction has been an ongoing issue for centuries. There is more media highlighting COVID while much is not being said about addiction.

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Alina Snowden in National News
April 13, 2022

Purdue and Their Opioids

Purdue has fueled the opioid epidemic and is now being taken down. They tried defrauding the United States and now are paying the price. It is important to know the signs and symptoms of opioid use before it's too late.

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Aaron in National News
June 11, 2021

Hard Drugs Decriminalized in Oregon

Oregon’s Measure 110 has passed and decriminalized all drugs including heavier narcotics such as methamphetamines and heroin. How will this affect Oregon’s public health?

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Aaron in National News
June 25, 2020

Cocaine Cut with Fentanyl

In 2017 alone, 14,000 Americans died due to a cocaine-related overdose —a substantial increase of 34% over the previous year. Federal organizations expect these numbers to continue to climb as cocaine use shows signs of growing popularity.

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