In seven years, deaths from opioid overdoses in the U.S. have nearly doubled. And it’s killing the national healthcare system, too.
The opioid crisis is hitting America hard. But it’s also hitting the Jewish community. Many in the Jewish community are suffering from addiction.
Orthodox Jews and other Jews are overdosing on heroin. It’s time we admitted that the opioid crisis is a Jewish one.
Malky Klein had recently returned from two years of rehab in California.
Whether or not the drugs contributed to her death is unknown.
President Trump’s nominee to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, was questioned about his ties to the pharmaceutical industry by Democrats on a key Senate committee on Wednesday ahead of a vote on whether to advance his nomination for a vote by the full Senate.
At least 45 people suspected of drug trafficking were arrested in two haredi Orthodox areas thanks to the work of an under cover haredi agent.
A Greek official warned the country’s parliament that a pending bill to open up the Greek drug market to cheap generic drugs was the result of a conspiracy between Germany and Jewish groups.
When you think of the ancient Holy Land, a bustling drug scene may not be what leaps to mind. But archaeologists are finding that intoxicants and hallucinogens were actually pretty popular!
The Manhattan district attorney has dropped drug-selling charges against a jazz musician and friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an accidental drug overdose in February, the New York Times newspaper reported.