Former Rehab Patient Warns of Synthetic Marijuana's DangersDozens of people have been hospitalized throughout the D.C.-area in recent weeks after overdosing on synthetic marijuana, a drug that has gone from an obscure recreational drug to a public health issue.
Echostage Deaths Prompt Survey Of Club's Safety ConditionsThe overdose death of a 19-year-old Virginia woman at Echostage last week has prompted an organization to investigate the venue's conditions.
4 Synthetic Drug Overdose Cases Reported at D.C. ShelterFour people are hospitalized after overdosing on an "unknown substance" at a D.C. shelter Tuesday afternoon.
19-Year-Old Virginia Woman Dies After Taking 'Molly'A woman celebrating her 19th birthday at a concert venue in D.C. has died after apparently taking the drug "Molly."
D.C. Sees Spike in Synthetic Drug OverdosesDozens of people have been hospitalized in the District in recent weeks after overdosing on synthetic drugs.
5 Md. Students Overdose on Prescription Drugs at High SchoolFour students at a western Maryland high school were rushed to the hospital after authorities say they overdosed on prescription drugs.
Va. Man Gets 7 Years For Hiding Friend's Body After Heroin Death A Vienna man who admitted hiding a friend's body in the woods after a heroin overdose rather than seeking help for her has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison.
Anne Arundel Police To Begin Carrying 'Narcan' To Combat Heroin OverdosesAnne Arundel County police officers will soon begin carrying “Narcan,” a drug that can reverse the effects of a heroin overdose, the department announced Monday.
'Killer Heroin' Causing Fatal Overdoses in East On an icy night last month, a man entered a grocery store here, walked past the displays of cake mix and paper towels, and went into the bathroom, where he injected himself with heroin.
Md. Has 37 Deaths From Heroin, Fentanyl Overdoses Maryland's medical examiner says there have been at least 37 deaths since September in the state from a batch of heroin that is tainted with fentanyl.
D.C. Woman Charged With Killing Infant Son by Drug OverdoseA D.C. woman is charged with allegedly killing her infant son by overdosing him on medicine.
FDA Announces Label Changes On Opioids To Prevent Addiction, OverdosesOn Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that they plan to implement labeling changes on prescription opioids for the sake of safety.