A new Arizona law bans the basic chemical formulas of synthetic drugs. Law enforcement officials hope the law will be an improvement over a previous law that was frequently thwarted by synthetic drug makers.
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Scientists have used laser lights to turn cocaine cravings off and on in a study of rats. The findings suggest new directions for treatment of addiction in humans, the researchers say.
Having a parent deployed in the military may increase the risk of substance abuse in teens and preteens, a new study suggests.
Researchers at UCLA are studying a drug they hope will treat methamphetamine addiction, The Huffington Post reports. In a small study, the drug, Ibudilast, appeared to be safe and eased meth addiction.
Washington state is overestimating the amount of tax revenue that will be generated by marijuana sales, according to a consultant hired by the state to set up and regulate its new marijuana market.
Join Together chats with David Sheff, author of the new book, “Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy,” to discuss his exploration into the science, prevention and treatment of addiction.
Officials in Bogota, Colombia are hoping to convince people addicted to a smokable type of cocaine called basuco to use marijuana instead, according to ABC News.
A marijuana tourism company is opening in Colorado, the first such business in the nation, according to The Denver Post.
A Colorado state audit released this week finds problems in oversight of the state’s medical marijuana industry, according to The Wall Street Journal. The audit comes soon after a task force issued recommendations on regulating recreational marijuana.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police must first obtain a search warrant before bringing drug-sniffing police dogs onto a suspect’s property to look for evidence, the Associated Press reports.