Two circus elephants, who were involved in a life threatening accident have tested positive for opiates. The tests also revealed that the animals' food was tampered with from an outside source. The circus no longer allows the public to feed their animals.
Addictions grow slowly and elusively, and it is hard to spot one growing in someone, at least initially. Then problems begin to start, and get worse, and the addiction starts to take over the life of the addict.