Heroin

Heroin Bike

Heroin Bike is a new bicycle designed and assembled by the French company Heroin, and built from composite carbon fiber which is hand made by Italian …

Carbon Fiber

Watch Our Documentary About Swansea's Teenage Heroin Addicts

In 2009, Swansea drug agencies reported a 180 percent rise in heroin use – a rise that was clearly visible on the city's streets.<p>That year, early one morning, a VICE documentary team met a young, homeless couple named Amy and Cornelius in a city centre alley. As heroin-addicted alcoholics, they …

Documentaries

America’s Crisis with Opioids: The Breadth and Depth of the Opioid Epidemic

Posted: Sep 17, 2017 12:01 AM<p><b>This is the second in a three-part series on the most serious crisis America is facing.</b> <b>Last week’s column</b> <b>introduced you</b> …

Addiction

SEVEN DAYS OF HEROIN: This is what an epidemic looks like

Addiction

Heroin overdoses in Scotland hit record high with nearly 50 people taken to hospital every week

Government figures reveal 2,507 people required hospital treatment for overdosing on opioid drugs such as heroin or methadone in 2016.<p>The number of …

Scottish Government

Man found with 39,000 bags of heroin gets 5 years in prison

HARTFORD, Conn. — Prosecutors say a Connecticut man has been sentenced to five years in prison on federal drug distribution charges after he was …

Crime

March calls attention to uptick in NYC overdose deaths

A mock procession is being held Thursday in Manhattan to urge government officials to do more to tackle the increase in drug overdose deaths, which …

Addiction

Private school teacher arrested for dealing heroin, methadone

She's headed for the school of hard knocks.

Crime

Article: Afghanistan and the CIA Heroin Ratline

From Sputnik<p>Poppy Walk through Afghanistan's heroin fields<br>(Image by United States Marine Corps Official Page) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>…

Liberal View

The federal government is systematically undercounting heroin users

If you have been shocked and frightened by recent government reports on the growth in the number of Americans addicted to and dying from heroin, brace yourself for some more bad news: The problem is even worse than government data indicate.<p>Consider the question of how many Americans have a …

Addiction

Cops find £500k stashed in suitcase and £1.2m heroin haul hidden under floorboards in series of raids

Shocking pictures have emerged after a £1.2million haul of heroin and more than £500,000 in cash were allegedly discovered hidden at …

Crime

Prison kitchen worker pleads guilty to smuggling heroin

A former Trinity services group worker pleaded guilty to attempting to smuggle heroin into Ionia Correctional Facility, where he worked in the …

Crime

Three Arlington Cops Poisoned with Second-hand Heroin

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST:Written by Steve BirronA women poisoned three officers after she blew heroin smoke at police conducting a drug raid, …

Rod Rosenstein

Heroin Death Rate Among Teenagers Rises As Heroin Use Falls

A new CDC analysis of drug overdoses among teenagers reinforces a point I make in my column today: Heroin use is much deadlier than it used to be, …

Drug Use

Teenagers are using less drugs, but overdosing more on heroin and fentanyl

When it comes to teen drug use, there is both encouraging and alarming news: Fewer adolescents are using illicit drugs, but overdose rates have gone …

Fentanyl

Man carrying HK$14 million of heroin arrested in Hong Kong drug bust

A driver was arrested with heroin worth an estimated street value of HK$14 million in the boot of his car after Hong Kong police intercepted the …

Hong Kong

Mother Shares Daughter's Final Moments to Show Families How Devastating Heroin Use Is

A devastated mother who just lost her daughter to a heroin overdose posted an emotional and private photo to warn families of the danger of the …

Family

Chasing Heroin

A searing, two-hour investigation places America’s heroin crisis in a fresh and provocative light — telling the stories of individual addicts, but …

Health

Firefighter arrested for using heroin while on duty

MOULTON, Ala. — An Alabama firefighter who authorities say used heroin and other drugs while on duty faces multiple charges.<p>News outlets report that …

Crime

The DEA commando-style units that captured a heroin 'godfather'

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 2005, the US Drug Enforcement Administration embarked upon an unprecedented operation: to capture the man they described as "the most prolific drug dealer in the world."<p>His name is Haji Bagcho, and the DEA described him as a "criminal mastermind" of one of the largest heroin operations …

Justice

Lithuanian nationals to stand trial over heroin dealing in Belfast

Two men are to stand trial following a police operation targeting suspected heroin dealing in Belfast, a judge has ordered.<p>Lithuanian nationals …

News (Ireland)

2 EMS providers, infant hospitalized after carfentanil-laced heroin exposure

The EMS providers were transporting a patient when the driver became ill and had to be given naloxone

Health

Government fentanyl warnings have made it more attractive to heroin users

"People want stronger opioids and if fentanyl comes along then great."<p>Government warnings about fentanyl hitting UK streets have inadvertently …

UK Home Office

She had a 4.0 GPA and was hooked on heroin

Rachel Chaffin was a cheerleader and graduated high school with a 4.0 GPA. She was also addicted to heroin.

Health

$4 Million in Heroin Seized in Bronx Drug Mill Bust

Authorities arrested five people and seized $4 million worth of heroin in a Bronx heroin mill bust Wednesday.<p>A task force made up of members of the …

New York City

Woman charged with indignity to body convicted of unrelated drug charges

A Cambridge woman charged last week with committing an indignity to a body, found in a farmer’s field, was convicted Tuesday of unrelated drug …

Crime

Lawrence man indicted for alleged heroin, fentanyl trafficking

A Lawrence man was indicted Monday for allegedly running a drug trafficking operation responsible for distributing hundreds of grams of fentanyl and …

Boston

India seizes huge amount of heroin

FILE: A firearm and 154 pounds of heroin worth at least $50 million are displayed at a Drug Enforcement Administration news conference in New York. …

Coast Guard

India coast guard seizes massive 1,500kg heroin haul worth over £400m

The bust is thought to be one of the largest in recent years.<p>India's coast guard says it has seized a massive 1,500kg haul of heroin off the …

Coast Guard

India seizes ship with 1,500 kg of heroin worth $545 million

India‘s coast guard authorities said Sunday they have seized a massive amount of heroin from a ship off the country’s western coast.<p>The 1,500 …

Canadian News