Richard R. Harpin

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What Is Meow Meow, the Drug That Made a Teen Cut Off His Genitals?

Of all the nicknames for a street drug, the newish “meow meow” might be the most innocuous ever, but its effects can be gruesome. On December 29th of …

Drug mule critically ill in Indonesia after swallowing dozens of heroin capsules in a bid to smuggle them through airport

• <b>Unnamed man was brought into hospital by airport officials</b>• <b><br>He has been unconscious for five days in critical condition</b>• <b><br>Doctors say he has so far passed</b> …

The secret drug habit that claimed the life of 'squeaky-clean' college student: Mother reveals how her 'All-American' daughter hid addiction until it was too late

• <b>Elizabeth Turner of Acworth, Georgia died of a heroin overdose on February 11, 2013</b>• <b><br>The 23-year-old had a long history of struggling with addiction</b> …

Heroin Overdose

Heroin Gains Popularity as Cheap Doses Flood the U.S.

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death from an apparent heroin overdose has brought renewed attention to the drug’s increasing popularity in the United …

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling?

Peter Shumlin, Democratic governor of Vermont, moved heroin addiction to the front burner of national news by devoting his entire State of the State address last week to his state’s dramatic increase in heroin abuse. Shumlin described the situation as an “epidemic,” with heroin abuse increasing 770 …

Vietnam sentences 30 people to death for trafficking heroin from Laos into Vietnam, China

A Vietnamese court has sentenced 30 people to death for drug trafficking in the country's largest ever narcotics case.<p>The 30 men and women, all …