Just when the overdose crisis fueled by fentanyl couldn’t get any worse, a flood of synthetic cannabinoids is here. Experts say the new generation is more unpredictable than ever.
Christopher Moraff is a reporting fellow at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and covers politics, civil liberties, and criminal justice policy for a number of media outlets.
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Dr. Robert DuPont practically invented the term ‘gateway drug’ in the 1980s. Now he’s back with radical ideas on how to fight the war on drugs.
Jurors told a judge they are deadlocked in the comedian’s sex-assault case, even after asking several rounds of questions. He may go free.
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More than 50 women have accused him of sexual assault, but today was the first time one testified before a criminal jury. His defense tried to break her but didn’t.
Kelly Johnson described in almost identical detail what prosecutors say happened to Andrea Constand. The actor’s defense promises a bombshell.
Involuntary commitment laws are being opened up to allow some people to be detained for overdosing or even having visible track marks—in some cases up to 90 days.