Opana Overtakes Oxycontin As Prescription Abuse Surges In US

Humans adapt. This has been proven over centuries of history. They adapt and they survive. This shows to be just as true for the drug abusers in society. When drug enforcement agencies and the pharmaceutical companies make changes to increase the difficulty in obtaining prescription pain medication and altering it to get high, drug addicts find new ways to get their fix. This has been the case with the increase in popularity of Opana as drug abusers found more difficulty in using Oxycontin. Pharmacy Hold Up In June of this year, a man walked into a Fort Wayne, Ind., drugstore…

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Synthetic Drug Use Outweighs Meth and Heroin In Some Towns Creating Entirely New Set Of Dangers

Heroin and methamphetamine have long been scourges on our communities, taking lives, creating moral deterioration and stealing away loved ones. Now there’s a new set of drugs that may be even more dangerous. These are the new synthetics. These new synthetics may be sold as Spice, K2, Ivory Bliss or a dozen other names. They reach from Europe to every corner of the US. Their chemical compositions may change from day to day as manufacturers try to stay one step ahead of the law. State legislatures are trying to meet the challenge of these new synthetics but it takes time…

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