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Marilia Coutinho
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The opioid epidemic and its relation with the Organized Crime

Data, reports and articles about the opioid epidemics and about its relation with the International Organized Crime

Factors to Consider for Reducing US Opioid-Related Deaths

Factors to Consider for Reducing US Opioid-Related Deaths

To the Editor We want to thank Martins et al1 for their direction as we attempt to navigate and remap the current opioid epidemic’s vexing domestic landscape. As Martins et al1 reported, there was a 5

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Taking On the Scourge of Opioids

Taking On the Scourge of Opioids

Major swaths of our country are living through an unprecedented epidemic of deadly drug abuse. An estimated 2.1 million Americans abuse or are addicted to opioids — a class of highly addictive d

nationalaffairs.com
EMCDDA | Opioid trafficking routes from Asia to Europe

EMCDDA | Opioid trafficking routes from Asia to Europe

Imported heroin has historically been available in Europe in two forms, the most common being brown heroin (its chemical base form), originating mainly in Afghanistan and other countries in south-west

emcdda.europa.eu
America and Mexico to Tackle Increasing Drug Violence

America and Mexico to Tackle Increasing Drug Violence

U.S.-Mexico cooperation has not been sufficient to stem the smuggling of deadly drugs or the drug-related violence in Mexico.

nationalinterest.org
Heroin & Opioid Awareness Week | OPIOIDAWARENESS | Department of Justice

Heroin & Opioid Awareness Week | OPIOIDAWARENESS | Department of Justice

This is archived content from the U.S. Department of Justice website. The information here may be outdated and links may no longer function. Please contact webmaster@usdoj.gov if you have any question

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Playing Politics with the Heroin Epidemic - by David W. Murray

Playing Politics with the Heroin Epidemic - by David W. Murray

The Obama Administration now seeks to blame the nearest local official for the disaster created by its wrongheaded and careless drug policy....

hudson.org
Release from incarceration, relapse to opioid use and the potential for buprenorphine main

Release from incarceration, relapse to opioid use and the potential for buprenorphine main

The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world (937 per 100,000 adults). Approximately one-third of heroin users pass through correctional facilities annually. Few receive medica

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Human Trafficking, Mental Illness, and Addiction: Avoiding Diagnostic Overshadowing, Janua

Human Trafficking, Mental Illness, and Addiction: Avoiding Diagnostic Overshadowing, Janua

Clinicians diagnosing and treating potentially trafficked patients with co-occurring addiction and mental illness should resist expressing negative biases. AMA Journal of Ethics is a monthly bioethics

journalofethics.ama-assn.org
Overdose Death Rates

Overdose Death Rates

The U.S. government does not track death rates for every drug. However, the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does collect information on many of

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Access Denied

Access Denied

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Browse journals by subject

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Intertwined Epidemics: National Demographic Trends in Hospitalizations for Heroin- and Opi

Intertwined Epidemics: National Demographic Trends in Hospitalizations for Heroin- and Opi

The historical patterns of opiate use show that sources and methods of access greatly influence who is at risk. Today, there is evidence that an enormous increase in the availability of prescription o

journals.plos.org
Report Links US Drug Lobby to Opioid Epidemic

Report Links US Drug Lobby to Opioid Epidemic

A new report sheds light on how the US pharmaceutical industry has poured millions of dollars into an effort to stop public health measures aimed at curbing over-prescription of opioid drugs, indirect

insightcrime.org
Understanding the Epidemic | Drug Overdose | CDC Injury Center

Understanding the Epidemic | Drug Overdose | CDC Injury Center

Drug overdose deaths and opioid-involved deaths continue to increase in the United States. The majority of drug overdose deaths (more than six out of ten) involve an opioid.1  Since 1999, the number

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US Arrests Drug Company Execs for Allegedly Fueling Opioid Epidemic

US Arrests Drug Company Execs for Allegedly Fueling Opioid Epidemic

Top executives of a US pharmaceutical company have been arrested for allegedly scheming to overprescribe the highly addictive opiate fentanyl, one of the main narcotics behind a national drug epidemic

insightcrime.org

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Opioid Data Analysis | Drug Overdose | CDC Injury Center

Opioid Data Analysis | Drug Overdose | CDC Injury Center

Opioid analgesics (commonly referred to as prescription opioids) have been used to treat moderate to severe pain in some patients. Natural opioids, semi-synthetic opioids, methadone (a synthetic opioi

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