hand holding syringeNew NSWA member Katie MacBride (@msmacb) writes for Inverse about xylatine, a veterinary sedative that is increasingly found in samples of street opiates and seems to be contributing to overdose deaths. MacBride reviews the evidence about the rise of “tranq dope” in the illicit drug supply, its risks and how they might be mitigated. Photo by Armin Kübelbeck via Wikimedia Commons