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West Virginia, a mountainous state of less than two million people, is among one of the hardest hit communities in the US which is facing an epidemic of opioid and heroin abuse

Oregon Bill to Make Heroin, Cocaine Possession a Misdemeanor

A bill that would reduce drug felonies to misdemeanors for first-time possessions of small amounts of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and other hard drugs passed through the Oregon state legislature on Thursday and is likely to be signed into law by Governor Kate Brown.

Dungeness crab (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Crab Season Endangered by Toxins Again

The discovery of toxins from algae blooms pushed California health officials to recommend an indefinite delay of the commercial Dungeness crabbing season in the Golden State on Wednesday.