Drug Policy

A jury has held Teva Pharmaceuticals responsible for contributing to the opioid crisis by delivering a verdict in a sweeping lawsuit filed by New York state.
After a record year of overdoses in 2020, the two new supervised injection sites aim to offer a safer alternative for drug users.
"I was 8 years old the first time I took an opiate — an expired painkiller I found in our medicine cabinet with a 'May cause drowsiness' label."
Overdose deaths have been rising for more than two decades, accelerated in the past two years and jumped nearly 30% in the latest year.
"While I don’t have all the answers, there are a couple of things I know for sure."
Mark Sami Ibrahim wasn’t working as a law-enforcement officer at the Capitol on Jan. 6, but he told investigators after the riot that he was there to help a friend.
"It’s not the ’60s and I’m not a hippie. Neither am I in my experimental teens or 20s. Yet here I am: a mom on mushrooms."
A government report found overdose deaths soared to a record 93,000 last year in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
It was the largest illegal pot bust in Los Angeles County history.
Richardson, who came out tops in the women's 100-meter race at the U.S. Olympic trials, reportedly tested positive for marijuana.
KMOV reporter Paige Hulsey claimed the room was a "normal teen's bedroom," but many Twitter users noted it looked more like a quickly converted office.
It's the 19th state in the union to allow recreational cannabis use for those who are of legal drinking age.
Critics have long said laws with harsher punishment for crack cocaine possession than for powder cocaine unduly target Americans of color.
Congress and the Biden administration appear set to extend a Trump administration decision to impose harsher penalties on drug crimes.
Then the Mexican cartels took over, complained Daines, who still remembers the better old days.
The feds say Enrique Tarrio had previously helped authorities prosecute more than a dozen people in various cases.
With the U.S. coronavirus death toll now at 250,000, the White House appears to have stopped caring about the spread of the virus.
This life-altering decriminalization measure will hand addicts a life preserver in the form of treatment and no jail.
"We can’t go through another four years sober," said "The Daily Show" host.
One instructor was accused of taunting black trainees by making “monkey noises.”