opioids

China Tightens grip over Opioid Carfentanil; makes it a Controlled Substance

Girish Shetti   | Feb 16, 2017 05:45 AM EST

China has included carfentanil and three related synthetic opioids in the list of controlled substances, China's National Narcotics Control Commission said on Thursday. read more

Drug Deaths Among White Gen Xers Equal to AIDS Epidemic

Michael A. Katz   | Nov 08, 2015 08:15 PM EST

A new report blames drug abuse for half a million avoidable deaths among a “lost generation” of middle-aged white Americans, and compares it to the AIDS epidemic. read more

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China to Increase Non-Fossil Fuel Consumption to 20% by 2030

China wants its non-fossil fuels to account for around 20 percent of its total energy consumption, increasing by over half of the current demand by 2050, the country's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on Tuesday. read more

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