Heroin kingpin sentenced to 14 years in prison #heroin #addiction

Tevaughn Darling, known on the streets as ‘Big Baby,’ was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in prison for running a major heroin ring that operated on the east side of Cleveland.


Maine Could Be The First State To Prescribe Marijuana For Opiate Addiction #heroin

Cannabis – labelled for decades as a “gateway drug” – is now being looked at as a potential exit strategy from life-threatening opiate addiction. Earlier this week, state health regulators in Maine heard testimony from medical marijuana caregivers, who believe cannabis could be the key to helping people stay off opioids and cope with withdrawal symptoms.