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Miracle treatment or dangerous drug? Indonesian growers cash in on Kratom as it takes hold in the US

Miracle treatment or dangerous drug? Indonesian growers are cashing in on Kratom as the morphine-like ‘opioid alternative’ takes hold in the US Kratom use is soaring in the US as a herbal alternative to opioids But many have died, suffered extreme reactions and overdoses to the morphine-like substance It is grown in Indonesia were its… Read More »

Drug problem pill-testing debate ignores

As the debate surrounding pill testing at music festivals continues to heat up, the harm associated with another drug — alcohol — appears to have disappeared from the spotlight. Over the Australia Day long weekend, 25 people were transferred to hospital from the Electric Gardens, Hardcore Till I Die and Rolling Loud music festivals in… Read More »

Insys exec gave doctor lap dance while promoting drug, witness says

BOSTON (Reuters) – An ex-stripper who became a regional sales director at Insys Therapeutics Inc gave a doctor a lap dance at a Chicago club as the drugmaker pushed the doctor to prescribe its addictive fentanyl spray, a former Insys employee testified on Tuesday. Sunrise Lee, a former Insys Therapeutics Inc regional sales director, exits… Read More »