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Why Fentanyl Is So Much More Deadly Than Heroin

(Forbes, April 9) Fentanyl deaths, caused by a powerful drug that's 25-50 times more potent than heroin, is on the rise. 

The Stunning Spread Of The Opioid Painkiller And Heroin Epidemic, In One Map

(Vox, April 9) A map of the United States illustrates the heroin epidemic as it sweeps its way across the country. 

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Jodie Sweetin Breaks Down on "DWTS" About Drug Abuse Past

(CBS News, April 5) Actress Jodie Sweetin had turned to drugs and alcohol when she was only 13 years old. Photo by GabboT.

There Might Be A Genetic Reason People Become Addicted To Marijuana

(Elite Daily, April 4) Addiction to marijuana may be linked to genetics, according to a new study.

Opioid Abuse Has Death Grip on Tennessee

(The Tennessean, April 3) Will Bell was a high school football player who took opioid painkillers so he didn't feel the pain from tackling or lifting, but they weren't his own pills. 

'Prescription Thugs': New Documentary Looks at America's Legal Drug Abuse Problem

(Fox News, Jan. 31) In a new documentary, \"Prescription Thugs,\" filmmaker Chris Bell examines the epidemic of prescription drug abuse, called the worst epidemic in America by addiction experts.