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GMHC Expresses Concern About Opioid Crisis Public Health Emergency Declaration

Oct 30
GMHC remains highly concerned that not enough is being done to address the growing opioid epidemic, which in 2016 claimed the lives of more than 60,000 Americans.

On International Overdose Day, Help Those Suffering From Addiction

Aug 31
On August 31, GMHC) joins people around the world to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day, and help people suffering from addiction.

Drug Smuggling Party Pigeon Busted in Kuwait

May 26
Step aside drug mule, there's a new contraband smuggling animal in the zoo. Introducing, the "party pigeon."

State Lawmakers Channel Grief Into Fight Against Opiods

By Kyle Potter | Feb 24
In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem.

'Party Monster' Michael Alig Booked on Drug Charge, Trespassing

Feb 8
At least he didn't kill anyone this time.

Denver Campaign Would Allow Marijuana Use in Bars

By Kristen Wyatt | Jul 4
Beer? Wine? Or weed?

Doctors: Sniff Poppers And You Could Go Blind

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 9
Researchers in the United Kingdom say inhaling the 70s club drug "poppers," or isopropyl nitrate, can seriously damage your eyes, thanks to its new formula.

British Teen on Meow Stabs Mom, Slices Off Own Penis

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 11
A teenager on Christmas break in the UK reportedly stabbed his mother, then cut off his penis while allegedly high on the party drug meow meow, otherwise known as mephedrone, a synthetic, amphetamine-like stimulant.

Interest Grows in New Zealand’s Designer Drug Law

By Nick Perry | Aug 2
A novel New Zealand law that could legalize some designer drugs is being scrutinized with interest by other countries struggling to keep up with the proliferation of "party pills" and similar products.

U.S. Sounds Alarm on Designer Drug Use

By George Jahn | Jun 27
The U.N. drug control agency on Wednesday sounded the alarm on the spread of designer drugs, which are sold openly and produce legal but sometimes deadly highs.

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