Paroled ‘Sopranos’ Actor Discusses Drug Addiction

Paroled ‘Sopranos’ Actor Discusses Drug Addiction
After spending eight years in prison, former “Sopranos” actor Lillo Brancato Jr. says he’s trying to help young people avoid making similar, drug-fueled mistakes. “Here I am, I get the opportunity, I get the shot and then squander it, and do what I did … drug addiction – Bing News

Zohydro: Why this new painkiller could spark another addiction epidemic
Why Zohydro is so concerning Experts have long known about the addiction risks associated with opioids. When OxyContin – a drug containing the opioid oxycodone – was launched in 1996, reports soon surfaced that the medication was being … drug addiction – Bing News

Tennessee introduces bill to protect unborn children from drug use
women who enroll in an addiction recovery program before the child is born can avoid prosecution as long as they complete the program after their child is born. State Sen. Todd Gardenhire, believes that stronger punishment methods are needed to deter drug … drug addiction – Bing News