Drug Policy

States can now require laid-off workers to pee in cups in order to receive unemployment benefits.
The NBA guard playfully hinted that the timing might not be a coincidence.
Federal officials say the artist was sold fentanyl-laced pills shortly before his 2018 death.
Scientists sued the DEA when it didn't follow through on its 2016 promise to allow more growers to supply cannabis for research.
A proposed regulation would let states test some workers, but it's not clear how many would meet the criteria.
The former Ohio University standout was handed a two-year suspension from FIBA for failing a drug test.
Brazilian drug trafficker Clauvino da Silva attempted to switch places with the 19-year-old by wearing a silicone mask and a wig, according to authorities.
Officers seized 13 tons of the drug worth $350 million dollars in a series of operations in the eastern Pacific.
The Marines were taken into custody in a "public display" at Camp Pendleton, California.
In a heart-pounding video, a U.S. Coast Guard service member busted a speeding semi-submersible boat carrying cocaine.
Trevor Martineau allegedly told investigators that he was paid $1,000 to sneak the burrito into the Colorado correctional facility where he worked.
The proposal would use recreational marijuana taxes to fund drug war reparations.
The Northern California city follows Denver in decriminalizing psilocybin.
The ex-husband of Khloé Kardashian wrote in his new memoir "Darkness To Light" that he squeezed out a trainer's clean urine so he wouldn't be caught for pot smoking.
The Lego box was shrink-wrapped to look like it came from the factory but contained 3.2 pounds of meth instead of toy bricks.
The "Weekend Update" co-anchor also confesses he's tired of making jokes about Donald Trump.
Writer Don Winslow wants to go face-to-face with Trump to show the president's "narrative" about the border is a "lie."
The New York congresswoman suggests "affirmative-action licensing" to mitigate the "racial wealth gap" in areas that paid the price of the war on drugs.
"It is far too risky and expensive for any of the cartels to move high-volume drugs through those desolate, really unwalled areas," said the DEA's former No. 2.
The opioid crisis costs America at least $78 billion a year.