Puerto Rico Drug Addiction Turns Users Into Zombies

Zombie Island: Puerto Rico Drug Addiction Turning Resident Users Into Zombies (VIDEO): ". . . . Puerto Rico has been described as “the new front door of the war on drugs”, or “the backdoor to America.” The island's strategic localization, its multiple rich ports, in addition to its commonwealth political status and relationship to the United States, serve drug cartels from South America and the Caribbean, as the perfect trampoline to the mainland. But the drug doesn’t just travel out of the island; it also stays inside affecting residents every year. Thousands of people wake up everyday to the reality of having to maintain an addiction, to some of the most dangerous substances. One of the island’s most common drugs, mainly for being cheaper than others and producing a strong high effect, is Xylazine, better known as horse tranquilizer. . . ."

School to host talk on drug addiction

Former Boston Celtics player Chris Herren will be speaking about his experience with drug addiction Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School auditorium. The free event is sponsored by the Acton-Boxborough United Way in ...

Drug problems causing problems across suburbs
Delaware County Daily Times
As struggles with drug addiction continue to challenge families across the area and nation, local law enforcement agencies are also working to better understand and prevent the complex issue. Law enforcement officials say that addiction is one of, if ...

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