Tag: overdose

Feds: Arrest in Heroin Death of Kings Park Wrestling Star

The indictment charges Richard Jacobellis with distribution of a controlled substance and for causing the death of Nicholas Weber due to a heroin overdose.

Supervised Injection Facilities: Is This The Best We Can Do?

The New York City Council recently announced it is setting aside $100,000 to study the pros and cons of supervised injection facilities where, under the watchful eye of a health-care professional, drug users can shoot heroin using sterile equipment with naloxone nearby to treat accidental overdoses. It’s an interesting idea, and there are more than 100 such facilities in six countries, but I hate it.