‘Strange’ Zombie-Like Symptom Surfaces at London Drug Site [London Free Press] Public health workers are puzzled over a new “zombie-like drug reaction” that’s showing up amongst the opioid-using population across Canada. They suspect that it’s coming from a “new batch of drugs” that’s circulating the market.
Opinion: Churches Can Step Up for Victims of the Opioid Crisis [Atlanta Journal Constitution] The faith community can do better to support the children affected by the drug crisis, this op-ed says. “There is no one better equipped than the faith community to alleviate the extreme pressures placed on DFCS, particularly the additional stresses from the drug crisis with the enormous caseloads of foster children.”
British Police Are Raising Their Voices Against the Drug War [Filter] Filter magazine highlights the growing dissent to the drug war amongst law enforcement officers in the UK. “Many officers privately share the view that hours of diligent policing have a negligible impact on illicit markets and do little to stem associated violence.”