DEA making yet another plant a schedule 1 drug

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has decided to announce their notice of intent to implement a temporary ban on the active materials in the kratom plant, labelling the once-legal drug a Schedule I substance of the Controlled Substances Act “in order to avoid an…

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What should you watch in politics this summer?

This year has seen one of the most tumultuous, controversial primaries in the history of the United States. Donald Trump has become exceedingly more likely to win the GOP nomination as his competition quits one after the other, despite the heart of the Republican Party…

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The road to the presidential election

  It is impossible to escape the political excess that is the presidential primary season. Despite some insight recent debates and primaries may provide, the question remains as to who will become the next president of the United States. Iowa Caucus On Feb. 1, Iowa…

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America’s heroin epidemic
Deaths from heroin overdoses nearly quadrupled from 2002 to 2013, the Center For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC) reported, with more than 47,000 drug overdose deaths in 2014.

America’s heroin epidemic

Heroin use has increased dramatically in the U.S. over the past decade. Between 2006 and 2013, a study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed that the number of first-time heroin users doubled from 90,000 to 169,000. Health care providers wrote more…

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