Magic Mushrooms Grew Inside A Man And Fed Off Of Him After He Injected Them Into His Veins

A 30-year-old man had a life-threatening experience with drugs when he was hospitalized after injecting psychedelic mushrooms into his veins, Gizmodo reported. The individual reportedly made a tea by boiling the mushrooms, filtering the mixture through a cotton swab, and then injecting it intravenously. The man soon experienced symptoms including diarrhea, nausea, lethargy, and jaundice, […]

Oregon Votes To Decriminalize Hard Drugs

On Tuesday, Oregon became the first state in the United States to decriminalize the possession of hard drugs and legalize the use of hallucinogenic mushrooms for therapeutic purposes. The new laws were approved by public vote, as reported by BBC News. According to the current state law, people caught in possession of hard drugs, such […]

Donald Trump Announces He ‘Will Be Strongly Demanding A Drug Test Of Sleepy Joe Biden’

In a Twitter message posted on Sunday, President Donald Trump called for himself and Democrat Joe Biden to submit to drug tests before or after the first presidential debate, which will take place on Tuesday. “I will be strongly demanding a Drug Test of Sleepy Joe Biden prior to, or after, the Debate on Tuesday […]

Mexican Authorities Are Close To Solving The Disappearance Of 43 College Students

Police in Mexico appear to be close to solving a six-year-old case in which 43 college students went missing and are believed to have been killed. According to Reuters, law enforcement authorities recently issued “dozens” of arrest warrants relating to the crime. The head of the investigation said that those targeted by the authorities include […]

Russian Government Officials Might Be Behind A Global Cocaine Ring

Russian embassy officials may have been involved in a massive cocaine operation, in a crime that appears to be more akin to a John le Carré novel than real life. But despite the fantastic story, The Daily Beast reported that the accusations have some serious merit behind them. Chief among them is a massive drug […]

Donald Trump Says Joe Biden Is On Drugs, Receives A ‘Big Fat Shot In The A**’ Before Public Appearances

During a campaign rally on Saturday night, President Donald Trump alleged that his general election opponent, Democrat Joe Biden, is taking performance-enhancing drugs, Mediaite reported. Addressing a crowd of supporters, Trump claimed that the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee is being drugged before public appearances. “I got a debate coming up with this guy,” he began. […]

Scott Disick Returns To Rehab After Reportedly Lapsing Into Alcohol & Cocaine Abuse

Scott Disick has checked himself into an addiction treatment center in the Rocky Mountains following a reported relapse that involved alcohol and drugs. The Daily Mail is now reporting that he arrived at the All Points North Lodge in Edwards, Colorado, last Tuesday. The publication cites sources suggesting that the reality star has been drinking […]

Demi Lovato Says Her ‘Sonny With A Chance’ Castmates Were An Inspiration As She Battled Addiction

Even as the quarantine caused by COVID-19 forces most people to stay in their homes, many celebrities have taken the opportunity to reunite with old castmates. That was the case for Demi Lovato, who joined a video chat with the casts of Sonny With a Chance and its spin-off series So Random!. In the chat, […]

Caitlin Poytress, Former Virginia School Aide, Gets 5 Years For Stealing Kids’ Adderall

A former Virginia school aide has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing children’s prescription medication and replacing the drugs with over-the-counter medicines, possibly in order to feed her drug habit, Roanoke’s WSET-TV reports. Until May of 2019, Caitlin Poytress had been a teacher’s aide at Clover Hill Elementary School in Chesterfield County. […]

Donald Trump’s Endorsement Of Risky Antidepressant Sparked Investigation Into Allies, Says Report

A Thursday ProPublica report claims that Donald Trump‘s endorsement of the “risky antidepressant,” Spravato, chemical name esketamine, has sparked an investigation into three of his Mar-a-Lago friends. The three men in question are Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, lawyer Marc Sherman, and physician Bruce Moskowitz, all of whom Trump reportedly gave “sweeping influence” over the […]

Drugmaker Implicated In Opioid Crisis To Pay $1.6 Billion Settlement

The largest generic opioid manufacturer in the United States, which sold more opioids than any other drug company during the height of the addiction crisis, has agreed to pay $1.6 billion to settle lawsuits brought by state and local governments over its stake in the national opioid crisis. Federal data shows Mallinckrodt, the highest-volume producer […]

Duffy Explains Recent Break From Music, Says ‘I Was Raped And Drugged And Held Captive’

Duffy rose to fame after she released her debut album, Rockferry, in 2008. The singer became a huge worldwide success and but disappeared from the music scene all of a sudden, leaving fans questioning where she went. The “Warwick Avenue” hitmaker took to Instagram one hour ago to explain that she was drugged, raped and […]

Demi Lovato Says An Eating Disorder Relapse Was A Factor In Her Overdose

Throughout her career, Demi Lovato has been forthcoming about her own struggles with dieting, exercise, and body image. As she returns to public life following her July 2018 overdose, Lovato is speaking out about the role her eating disorder played in the incident. According to Pop Culture, the singer appeared on Pretty Big Deal, a […]

Amy Klobuchar Prosecuted Somali Users Of Social Herbal Stimulant, Says Report

Amid controversy over her prosecution of a black teenager, Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar’s stint as Minnesota‘s Hennepin County attorney is drawing scrutiny. As The Intercept reported, Klobuchar allegedly prosecuted Somali people who possessed khat, a herbal stimulant grown in Southeast Africa and the Arabian peninsula. The stimulant is reportedly commonly used in social gatherings, […]

Dad Who Lost Daughter To Drug Addiction Opens A Rehab Facility In Her Name

The Today Show recently shared a story about a man named Kevin Simmers that is warming many people’s hearts. Simmers was able to use his heartbreak and turn it into something good. After he lost his daughter Brooke in 2015 to opioid addiction, he opened a rehab facility for women to help others overcome drug […]

‘Longest-Ever’ Smuggling Tunnel Found Across Mexican Border

U.S. border officials released information Wednesday on a 4,309-foot smuggling tunnel that crosses the Mexican border. The tunnel, which is now the longest ever created, runs from an industrial site in Mexico‘s Tijuana city through to San Diego in California, the BBC reported. This past August, Mexican officials identified the entrance in Tijuana. Since then, […]

Tulsi Gabbard Endorses Legalizing All Illicit Drugs

At a campaign stop in Merrimack, New Hampshire, on Friday, Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard called for the legalization of all illicit drugs to ensure that addicts receive treatment instead of being thrown into the criminal justice system, Forbes reports. “If we take that step to legalize and regulate, then we’re no longer treating people […]

The Justice Department Is Targeting The Generic Drug Industry For Price Fixing

The United States Department of Justice is reportedly going to file new criminal charges against the drug industry after an investigation suggested there was widespread price-fixing in the generic drugs business, per The Wall Street Journal. Leading the charge is Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim, who is head of the agency’s antitrust division. Though the […]

Former Addict Uses Skeleton ‘Pill Man’ To Spotlight Opioid Epidemic

Frank Huntley, who is six years into recovery from his 15-year-long OxyContin addiction, has been trying to raise awareness of the opioid epidemic, Fox News reports. To draw attention to the crisis, he created a human-sized skeleton — also known as “Pill Man” — from his old OxyContin bottles to show just how deep he […]

Recovered Meth Addict’s Shocking Transformation Photos Show There Is Always Hope

Four years ago, the life of recovered drug addict Jason Wickline looked a lot different than it does today. He was a single father struggling with an addiction to meth. This addiction was ruining every aspect of his life and eventually caused him to lose custody of his son, then 4-year-old Krystian. Wickline is now […]

Mexican Drug Cartels To Be Designated As Terror Organizations, President Trump Says

During an interview with former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, President Donald Trump stated that the U.S. government is currently going through the process to officially designate drug cartels in Mexico as terror organizations. According to The Hill, Trump made the claim after being pressed by O’Reilly on whether or not he’s committed to making […]

12-Year-Old Girl Calls 911 After Mother Overdoses Behind The Wheel

On Thursday, Florida 911 dispatchers got a particularly unsettling call from a 12-year-old girl. The child informed them that her mother had fallen asleep behind the wheel while on the highway. Along with the 12-year-old girl, there were two little boys in the vehicle, who were 7-years-old and 1-year-old, according to Today. The source of […]

Mom Shares Startling Photos Of Her Son Before And After He Became Addicted To Heroin

Addiction can touch anyone and when it does, it changes lives forever. A mother named Jennifer Salfen-Tracy is all too familiar with the destruction and pain that drug addiction can cause. This is because her eldest son, Cody Bishop, is addicted to both meth and heroin. In an attempt to bring awareness about the life-altering […]

PCP Is ‘No Worse’ Than Other Drugs When Used Properly, Says Hamilton Morris

Reason’s Nick Gillespie recently interviewed Viceland’s psychonaut, Hamilton Morris, about his interest in drugs and their potential for a future after prohibition. Morris notably touched on PCP, which is often associated with bizarre and violent bad trips — a perception he says is not accurate. “PCP became shorthand for a bad drug experience,” he said. […]

Florida Cop Zach Wester Planted Drugs And Arrested Dozens, Some Of Whom Remain Behind Bars

The viral video channel In the NOW is circulating disturbing body camera footage of a Floria police officer planting drugs in a woman’s car and arresting her. Sheriff’s Deputy Zach Wester allegedly did the same to over 100 others, which led to at least 10 arrests, but the story is far from over. The Appeal […]

Frank Lucas, Drug Kingpin Played By Denzel Washington In ‘American Gangster,’ Dies At 88

Frank Lucas, the famous New York City drug dealer of the 1970s who was famously portrayed by Denzel Washington in Ridley Scott’s 2007 film, American Gangster, died this week at the age of 88, The New York Times reported. Lucas, according to legend (and the movie), became one of the nation’s most notable drug kingpins […]

Australian Couple Shocked To Receive A Package In The Mail Containing 45 Pounds Of Meth

An elderly Australian couple was surprised to receive a package they weren’t expecting, and considerably more shocked when they opened it up and found 20 kilograms (roughly 45 pounds) of methamphetamine, CNN reports. The unnamed Werribee couple says that they called the police when they opened up the mystery box and found that it contained […]

Trump Biographer Says ‘Donald Has Always Been Deeply Mentally Ill,’ Suggests President Abusing Drugs

Veteran journalist and Donald Trump biographer David Cay Johnston weighed in on the president’s mental health and fitness for office in an interview with The Intercept published Thursday. According to Johnston, Trump is a “clear and present danger” to the United States, and to the world. The journalist — who has been covering Donald Trump […]

Melania Trump Plans To Speak To Colombian First Lady About Drug Issue

First lady Melania Trump has championed a few causes since her husband took office two years ago. One of those is an anti-bullying campaign, which she has named Be Best. Another campaign that she just recently announced is the opioid epidemic and drug recovery. Part of that cause involves dealing with the problem of drugs […]

Mexico Presents Plan To Find Those Who Disappeared During The Drug War

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (commonly shortened to AMLO) declared an end to Mexico’s drug war during a daily press briefing this past January, as reported by Agence France-Presse. Under his administration, he would not use the army to combat the cartels in an effort to deescalate the conflict which has ravaged Mexican border […]

Denver Voters To Decide Whether Psilocybin ‘Magic’ Mushrooms Should Be Legal

Denver, the first major American city to legalize recreational marijuana — when the entire state of Colorado legalized recreational cannabis in 2014, that is — may soon become the first major American city to decriminalize psilocybin “magic” mushrooms, Huffington Post is reporting. In May, Denver voters will head to the polls to cast a “yay” […]

Engineer And Crack Dealer Team Up To Sell Hundreds Of Illegal Guns, Ends Badly

According to court documents, an aerospace engineer with a six-figure salary and a crack dealer known as “The Plug” worked together to illegally sell hundreds of firearms in the D.C. area, CNN reports. Leonard J. Laraway was an engineer with a government security clearance at the Defense Contract Management Agency. Bobby Perkins, Jr. was a […]

Democratic Congressman Calls Shutdown ‘Chaos,’ Blames Trump For Impasse

Now into the third week of the government shutdown, and with no end in sight, a Democratic member of Congress from New Hampshire has described the president’s leadership style during the impasse on the issue as “chaos.” In addition to criticizing President Donald Trump’s refusal to bend on the issue of a border wall, Rep. […]

Trump Lavishes Praise On China For Use Of Death Penalty To Punish Fentanyl Drug Distributors

President Donald Trump on Wednesday lavished praise on China’s President Xi Jinping for agreeing to tackle the fentanyl drug epidemic, saying that use of the death penalty to deter dealers and distributors of the drug from selling it was the proper choice to make that will benefit both nations. In two tweets addressing the issue, […]

This 22-Year-Old Model Was Allegedly Caught With A Suitcase Full Of Heroin

Tereza Hluskova, currently 22-years-old, is a popular model from the Czech Republic. Hluskova was caught and charged for allegedly trying to smuggle over $1 million worth of heroin onto her flight from Lahore, Pakistan to Dublin, Ireland in January 2018. She was said to be holding the drugs in her suitcase and she is currently […]

Florida Woman Exposes Baby To Cocaine Causing Brain Injury

A woman from Pinellas County, Florida, has been arrested on a charge of child neglect with great bodily harm after she allegedly exposed a 3-month-old boy in her care to cocaine, reported Tampa’s ABC Action News. Angelica M. Lopez was arrested on Thursday, November 15, for the incident, which is said to have taken place […]

Golnesa ‘GG’ Gharachedaghi From Bravo’s ‘Shahs Of Sunset’ Opens Up About Drug Past

Golnesa Gharachedaghi, better known as “GG” on the Bravo reality show program Shahs of Sunset, recently opened up about her drug use in an interview with E! News, explaining that it began at a very young age and took her quite a while before she did something about it. GG spoke with Justin Sylvester, an […]

Tiger Woods’ Ex-Mistress ‘Trapped’ In Drug House Before Dog The Bounty Hunter Rescue, Reported ‘Radar’

In an update to a story Inquisitr posted yesterday, Tiger Woods’ ex-mistress Jamie Jungers was allegedly “exchanging drugs for sex” when she was rescued by Dog the Bounty Hunter and his wife Beth Chapman, reported Radar Online. Dog held a midnight raid on a house in Las Vegas where he found Woods’ former mistress hiding […]

Pennsylvania Principal Resigns After Admitting He Stole Students’ Prescription Drugs Out Of Nurse’s Office

Michael Flick has quit his job as the principal of a Pennsylvania high school after revealing that he helped himself to students’ prescription drugs that were being kept in the nurse’s office. On October 24, the nurse at Malvern’s Great Valley High School noticed that there were pills missing from a cart that was locked […]

Murder Trial Of Iowa Man, Whose Baby Died After Wearing Same Diaper For More Than 9 Days, Begins

A prosecutor conducting the trial of a man from Iowa whose baby died of infection from maggots in his diaper, as well as malnutrition and dehydration, last year has told a jury that the infant “died of diaper rash.” Per a report by Des Moines Register, the tragic incident took place last year when 4-month-old […]

An Artist’s One-A-Day Regimen Of Drugs And A Self-Portrait

According to Insider, prolific artist Bryan Lewis Saunders set out to expand his self-knowledge and understanding through art. To do this, he created the art series, “Under The Influence,” which includes a multitude of self-portraits, which he painted at least once a day starting in March of 1995, while under the influence of every different […]

The Global War On Drugs Has Been A Failure, Says Damning New Report

The United Nations’ (UN’s) global War on Drugs has been an unqualified failure, doing absolutely nothing to dent the supply of illicit drugs while leaving a trail of human rights violations in its wake, according to a damning new report made available via CNN. Begun in 2009, the UN’s War on Drugs had hoped to […]

Canada’s First Cannabis-Related Citation Issued One Hour Into Legality By Winnipeg Police

The recreational use of marijuana was legalized in Canada on October 17, and only an hour into legalization, someone was caught violating one of the rules surrounding its use, CBC is reporting. According to the BBC, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised the country in 2015 that he would be working to legalize marijuana, and his […]

Former ‘American Idol’ Contestant Antonella Barba Arrested, Accused Of Trying To Distribute Heroin

Records from the Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia indicate that former American Idol contestant Antonella Barba was arrested on Friday for allegedly trying to sell heroin. Because the amount of heroin exceeded 100 grams, Barba is facing felony charges. The attempted sale that landed her in trouble took place on Thursday at around 11:30 […]

Ben Affleck Breaks Silence After Third Rehab Stint: ‘I Am Fighting For Myself And For My Family’

Ben Affleck has remained relatively quiet after entering his third stint in rehab — until now. The father of three took to his Instagram account this afternoon to share a lengthy statement with his fans. The post included a white photo with black typed letters, letting his 4 million plus followers know how he is […]

New Accusers Come Forward In Case Of Reality TV Surgeon And Girlfriend Accused Of Sexual Abuse

At least six more alleged victims have come forward in the bizarre case of Grant William Robicheaux, the reality TV doctor who is being accused of rape. The California surgeon, 38, and his current girlfriend, Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, allegedly used their charm to lure and drug women, according to CNN. Orange County District Attorney […]

Roseanne Barr Reveals How She Dies On ‘The Conners’ In New Interview

While it has already been revealed that Roseanne Barr’s Roseanne character will be killed off of the series’ ABC spinoff, The Conners, television viewers have not yet been given the exact cause of her death. However, during a brand-new interview, Barr told the host what she knows about Roseanne Conner’s demise. As previously reported by […]

Sally Field Says Burt Reynolds Would Have Been ‘Hurt’ By Her New Memoir, ‘In Pieces’

In the aftermath of veteran screen actor Burt Reynolds’ death, speculation surrounding his love affair with co-star Sally Field has reached heights that have not been seen since the pair were dating for a five-year stint in the 1970s and ’80s. Field, who served as co-star to Reynolds in the seminal comedic car chase movie […]

Mac Miller’s Battle With Addiction

Rapper and singer Mac Miller has died at the age of 26-years-old from an apparent drug overdose following a long battle with addiction, reports TMZ. Miller struggled with addiction for much of the later years of his life, something which led to the end of his relationship with singer Ariana Grande. While he had made […]

South Korea Has Banned Coffee Inside Schools

According to reports from CNN, South Korea has plans which will soon eradicate the presence of coffee inside schools. The entire school premises will be impacted by the new ban, meaning that even teachers will not be able to consume beverages containing caffeine. An official from the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety told reporters […]