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Norway to test nasal spray antidote to heroin overdose

Country with western Europe’s worst heroin overdose rate to trial Naloxone spray in Oslo and Bergen, its two most populous cities Norway is poised to start trials of a nasal spray that reverses the effect of a heroin overdose, in a move that could encourage other countries to follow suit.…

Police arrest four in connection with death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

US police investigating the apparent drug overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman arrested four people Tuesday night with more than 350 bags of heroin, the New York Times reported. Three men and a woman were arrested in a search of three Manhattan apartments. Investigators recovered the bags of heroin…