Almost 2.6 million Americans are addicted to opioid painkillers and heroin. We meet a young man recovering from addiction and visit a halfway house in Maryland.
Though alcohol and tobacco consumption have both dropped, Germans remain among the leading consumers in the developed world. Authorities are also worried about the rise in citizens addicted to gambling.
Police have discovered 600 kilograms of heroin in the Kyiv region, including a stash expertly hidden in a luxury car, according to Ukrainian police chief Sergiy Knyazev. "I have never seen so much," he wrote on Facebook.
In a surprise move, the Senate has voted to end President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the US-Mexico border. Trump has vowed to veto the move, with Congress lacking a majority to override him.
US health officials have allowed esketamine, a chemical similar to the party drug and anesthetic ketamine, to be used for treating depression. The new drug will be distributed by Johnson & Johnson as a nasal spray.
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