Methanol-Tainted Alcohol: Could It Happen Here? [WebMD] Since 20 people have died in Costa Rica of suspected methanol poisoning from drinking counterfeit liquor, tainted alcohol has emerged as a global problem. A number of other countries including Norway, Turkey and Uganda have also reported methanol poisoning outbreaks.
Feature: Houses of God and Harm Reduction [North Carolina Health News] The North Carolina Council of Churches has traveled around the state, visiting faith communities, to introduce harm reduction principles and discuss the overall drug crisis. “What we wanted to do was to encourage the faith leaders to get involved at some level.”