Chinese Carfentanil Ban: ‘Game Changer’ or Not?

Since it first made its presence known on U.S. streets last summer with never-before-seen numbers of drug overdoses, the use and impact of high-grade animal tranquilizer carfentanil have shown no real signs of abating. Just a few short weeks ago, … Continue reading

America, We Have a Problem: How Fentanyl is Changing the Landscape of the Opiate Crisis (Part 2)

The Scary Scope of the Problem When investigators reviewed a sudden increase of deaths in 2014 which appeared to be caused by heroin, they subsequently discovered through lab tests that fentanyl was present in majority of the cases. Most recent … Continue reading

America, We Have a Problem: How Fentanyl is Changing the Landscape of the Opiate Crisis (Part 1)

When music legend Prince Rogers Nelson’s death this spring was officially attributed to an overdose on fentanyl, it represented another instance in which broad public attention to a growing problem – particularly as it relates to substance abuse and addiction– … Continue reading