Drug Overdose Deaths Jumped To Record High In 2019, CDC SaysDrug overdose deaths in the United States jumped last year by a projected 4.8%, wiping out a slight decline in 2018 and setting a new record high, according to data released by the CDC.
DEA Warns Of New Drug 100 Times More Potent Than FentanylAs drug users are rushed to emergency rooms in record numbers for fentanyl overdoses, the DEA has issued an alert after the drug caused three deaths in San Diego.
Mass Fentanyl Overdose In Chico Prompts Police To Warn Of Illicit Drug's DangersOver the weekend in Chico, one man died and a dozen others were rushed to the hospital after overdosing on fentanyl.
More Than 100 Syntheic Pot Overdoses Lead To Arrest In ConnecticutA 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with more than 100 synthetic-marijuana overdoses, many of them in the same New Haven park, after authorities say they caught him with 32 bags of the drug, police said Friday.
1 Dead, 11 Treated For Overdoses At Mule Creek State PrisonAuthorities say an inmate has died and 11 others have been treated for suspected drug overdoses at a Northern California prison.
Feds Detain Prostitute Who Gave Google Exec Fatal Drug ShotFederal immigration officials have detained a California prostitute after she completed a jail sentence for involuntary manslaughter in connection with the accidental heroin overdose of a Google executive she was entertaining aboard his yacht.
1 dead, 3 hospitalized after overdosing on drug at "American Junkie" barOne man is dead and three more have been hospitalized after overdosing on a drug at a Southern California bar.
24 Treated for Overdoses at Ohio Rap ConcertAuthorities say two dozen concertgoers in northeast Ohio suffered overdoses after they ate marijuana-laced candy.
Autopsy: American Died Of Drug Overdose In Border CellU.S. citizen died of methamphetamine overdose at a Border Patrol station near San Diego.