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Heroin, meth trending up

Gage Miskimen, [email protected] April 20, 2016

[Editor's note: This story is a part of today's special issue focused solely on drugs.] Heroin use is on the rise nationwide and cities in eastern Iowa, including Iowa City, are no exception. Steve Steine,...

Into the painkiller morass  

Into the painkiller morass  

April 20, 2016

[Editor's note: This story is a part of today's special issue focused solely on drugs.] Just try it, my friend said as he snorted crushed-up painkillers on his living room coffee table. It was the summer...

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Study pills juice the cramming

April 20, 2016

By Bill Cooney [email protected] [Editor's note: This story is a part of today's special issue focused solely on drugs.] Cramming and pulling an all-nighter before an exam are just a few of the...

All three of artist Boston Dunnings painting are photographed inside the rotunda of the Adler Journalism building on Thursday, April 14, 2016. Dunning experiments with different psychedelic drugs before and during paintings to experience new artwork. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

‘Electric’ art, ‘electric’ juice

April 20, 2016

By Justus Flair [email protected] [Editor's note: This story is a part of today's special issue focused solely on drugs.] Hunkered down on the floor during a bustling party full of strangers in...

FILE - Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, listens to a speech being delivered at the Lincoln Dinner in Des Moines on Saturday, May 16, 2015. (The Daily Iowan/file)

Minimum-sentence bill in limbo 

April 20, 2016

By Brent Griffiths [email protected] After several months of attempting to pass a bipartisan prison sentencing reform bill, Sen. Chuck Grassley’s measure is at a standstill. Beth Levine, the...

Int’l students mostly just say ‘No’ 

Int’l students mostly just say ‘No’ 

[Editor's note: This story is a part of today's special issue focused solely on drugs.] For many non-domestic college students, it is common knowledge that America is well-known for many things —...

Geography of drug dependence 

Geography of drug dependence 

April 20, 2016

By Brianna Jett [email protected] [Editor's note: This story is a part of today's special issue focused solely on drugs.] From heroin to cocaine, from marijuana to alcohol, all drugs have one thing...

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