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FDA approves easy-to-use heroin overdose antidote

WASHINGTON — Friends and family will be able to take the first step to save a loved one from an overdose of heroin or powerful painkillers called …

DEA administrator claims that marijuana legalization imperils dogs

It’s hard to come up with a new angle on a much-debated policy issue like the War on Drugs. But Drug Enforcement Administration head Michele Leonhart may have succeeded with her recent claim that we should oppose marijuana legalization because it poses a health risk for dogs. Unfortunately, her …

Legalized pot 'makes us fight harder,' top DEA official tells Congressional committee

Asked by a Republican Congressman from Virginia whether legalized marijuana in Colorado and Washington has left federal drug agents "demoralized," …

Billionaire George Soros behind major push for marijuana legalization

Hungarian-American billionaire and philanthropist George Soros is no stranger when it comes to throwing around money, but the former hedge fund …

Could Pot Become Legal in Nation's Capital?

When D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in the District, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton …

The New Face of Heroin

Eve Rivait rode her first horse when she was five, too small to get her feet through the stirrups, let alone give the animal a kick that registered. …

Christie: 'I'll consider' edible medical marijuana for adults

<b>Sayreville, New Jersey (CNN) –</b> Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday he's willing to think about legalizing medical marijuana in edible form for patients above the age of 18.<p>"If there becomes a large adult population that needs this type of edible (marijuana), I'll consider it," the New Jersey …

Eric Holder Would Be 'Glad To Work With Congress' To Reschedule Marijuana

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration would be willing to work with Congress if lawmakers want to take marijuana off the list of what the federal government considers the most dangerous drugs, Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday.<p>"We'd be more than glad to work with Congress if there is a …

Treating Drug Abuse as a Disease, Not a Crime

A Pew Research study today says jail is not the place for non-violent drug users.<p>In a survey released today by the Pew Research Center, 87 percent of people characterized drug abuse is either a "crisis" or a "serious problem" in the U.S. That number hasn't changed much in nearly twenty years.<p>What …

Will The Feds Crack Down On Medical Marijuana After Allowing Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana?

Last week Washington’s legislature ended its 2014 session without approving new restrictions on medical marijuana, a step that supporters portrayed as necessary to prevent federal interference as the state begins allowing the sale of cannabis for recreational use. After all, the Justice Department …

Colorado approves retroactive reversal of marijuana convictions

The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that residents there convicted of marijuana possession before recreational weed was legalized may be eligible …