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Timbaland Describes His Near Fatal Overdose With Oxycontin

Timbaland has been tied to some of Hip-Hop's most beloved songs. Besides his sprawling solo catalog and work with Magoo, Timothy Mosley has supplied unforgettable sounds for JAY-Z, Missy Elliott, Ludacris, Petey Pablo, and Bubba Sparxxx. The Virginia producer/rapper who now calls Miami, Florida his home is in the midst... Read more

Drug Addicts Today Are Getting More Love & Compassion, Especially If They’re White

With the so-called "War On Drugs" so clearly a political and moral failure, Americans suffering from addiction today live in a more compassionate climate. More and more, drug addicts are seen as struggling with a public health issue, rather than one based on notions of crime and moral ineptitude. As... Read more

The NFL Could Allow Marijuana In Place of Addicting Painkillers for Players

Just weeks after the Super Bowl, the National Football League is already focusing on the well-being of its athletes in future seasons, with cannabis potentially becoming a viable option for pain treatment in its players. For years, American football has been criticized for being a sport in which injuries can... Read more

Macklemore Shows What Happens When Doctors Kill Us With Pills (Video)

Heads may recall that Macklemore and President Obama recently launched a joint effort to bring opioid abuse to the forefront of discussions about America's most important health emergencies. Their efforts culminated in the MTV documentary Prescription For Change: Ending America's Opioid Crisis, which premiered on October 11 and is now... Read more

President Obama & Macklemore Say It Loud & Clear: Opioid Addiction is Killing Us (Video)

Causing more American deaths a year than traffic accidents, drug overdoses - not just in street form like heroin but also in prescription form like painkillers - have become a pandemic disease in the United States. Because prescription pills can be extremely costly and difficult to get to, many abusers... Read more