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Two Teens Arrested in High School Overdoses That Left One Dead

The two youths, 15 and 16, were arrested in connection with selling pills that may have caused several overdoses and one death

Three Hollywood Area Teens Overdose on Fentanyl, One Fatally

Police believe the tainted pills the high schoolers purchased all came from one dealer in nearby Lexington Park

Dog Goes Blind After Eating Oxycodone at a Santa Monica Park

Chance the Rapper (the dog) survived ingesting Oxycodone after a stroll along Palisades Park, but he lost his sight

Brittney Griner Gets 9 Years in Russian Prison for Cannabis Oil, Smuggling

The Phoenix Mercury center pleaded guilty to drug possession and smuggling but asked for leniency, saying didn't mean to break the law

No Addiction Required: How Fake Drugs Are Quickly Killing Gen-Z

Despite the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic was still tearing across the country, May 14, 2020 was an otherwise perfect Northern California spring day—particularly on the campus of Santa...

‘Shrooms! Shamans! Kosher LSD! Why Los Angeles Is Suddenly Tripping Out

COVER STORY: Housewives in the Hills are doing it. Hipsters in Los Feliz, too. L.A. has became ground zero for a new hallucinogen boom, with ayahuas ca ceremonies now as common as barbecues. But is microdosing shrooms really the answer to what ails Angelenos?
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Los Angeles County Will Dismiss 58,000 More Pot Convictions

“Dismissing these convictions means the possibility of a better future to thousands of disenfranchised people," said District Attorney George Gascón
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Staying Clean Could Soon Pay Off for Some California Addicts—Literally

The State Assembly is looking to enact a so-called "contingency management" program that would pay problem addicts to get sober
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The Pandemic Is Making It Way Harder for Cartels to Manufacture Drugs and Launder Money

Among the many businesses that have been punished by the coronavirus pandemic? The city's illicit drug trade
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How True to Life Is Euphoria’s Gritty Take on the High School Experience Really?

Experts say the creators may have overshot honesty just a touch