Jordan A. Barson, 45, was under the influence of methamphetamine when he plowed into a group of cyclists on a Nevada highway in December, prosecutors said.
The woman, Chelsea Becker, had consumed methamphetamine beforehand, the authorities said.
The story of Lori Arnold, drug queenpin and sister to Tom Arnold, is a complicated lesson in Midwestern values.
The latest numbers surpass even the yearly tolls during the height of the opioid epidemic and mark a reversal of progress against addiction in recent years.
Prof. Carl Hart saw drugs as destroyers of communities. Then he saw the positive side. “We have miseducated the public,” he said.
Tse Chi Lop, said to be the leader of a multibillion-dollar drug syndicate, was arrested in Amsterdam and faces extradition to Australia.
In “Drug-Use for Grown-Ups,” Carl L. Hart, a drug addiction expert, argues that we misunderstand the way most people use illegal substances.
An approach called contingency management rewards drug users with money and prizes for staying abstinent. But few programs offer it, in part because of moral objections to the concept.
Two men died of meth overdoses at the home of a West Hollywood political donor. Dark conspiracy theories abounded— but the truth is even darker
After dominating the global methamphetamine trade, crime syndicates in Myanmar are starting to make fentanyl, the drug that has fueled the U.S. opioid crisis.