A bill that would eliminate mandatory five-year federal sentences for minor crack-cocaine possession and remove other sentencing distinctions between the rock and powdered form of
Amid a growing epidemic of prescription-drug abuse, some lawmakers are looking to stem the flood of television ads for prescription medications, the New York Times
The group Human Rights Watch is accusing the Mexican government of rights violations in its ongoing war against drug cartels and says U.S. antidrug aid
As additional U.S. forces push deep into southern Afghanistan — where the Taliban is the strongest and the cultivation of opium is the most lucrative
Federal money could be used to pay for needle-exchange programs under budget legislation approved this week by the U.S. House of Representatives, the Associated Press
Support is solidifying in Congress and within the Obama administration to finally equalize the penalties for crimes involving the crack and powdered version of cocaine,
A new Harvard study concludes that smokers with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience more rapid progression of the disease than nonsmokers, Reuters reported July 14. Smokers
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -– Governor Charlie Crist applauded the 2009 strategy to combat substance abuse and addiction as outlined in Florida’s 2009 Drug Control Strategy report.
Traces of illicit drugs in municipal wastewater could be used to pinpoint consumption hotspots and perhaps target treatment and prevention services more effectively, according to
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