A look at all aspects of the second longest-running war in U.S. history. Only the "War on Poverty" is older. Graphics, resources, links and pictures are highlights for any anti-drug warrior.
Another front in the Drug War? California's Silicon Valley is a land of first: microchips, vast computer networks, software and--shoot-up rooms. The corporate hub of the area is San Francisco. Safe-injection rooms may be coming there soon.
Drug-gang violence that plagues Mexico is worsening and could spill over into the United States, according to a new report by a consultant on Gov. Rick Perry's Texas Border Security Council.
One of Britains's most senior police officers is to call for all drugs -- including heroin and cocaine -- to be legalised and urges the Government to declare an end to the "failed" war on illegal narcotics. Richard Brunstrom, the Chief
There is no war on drugs even though there are armies, weapons, tactics, spies, and collateral damage. There are no definable or achievable objectives, no overwhelming force employed, and no ground gained or lost.
The Netherlands will ban the sale of hallucinogenic mushrooms, the government announced Friday, rolling back one element of the country's permissive drug policy after a teenager on a school visit jumped to her death after taking the fungus.
What "binational cooperation" in the "War on Drugs" has brought the US.
AMBOY - An elk hunter who wandered into a large marijuana growing operation near Amboy is fortunate to be alive, officials said Thursday.
"I am not in favor of medical marijuana being legal in the country," Romney said as he moved on to greet other people. Holton continued, "Excuse me, will you please answer my question?" "I am not in favor of legalizing medica
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and federal prosecutors went to "extreme lengths" to protect the informant, adding that a dozen persons might be alive today had those in charge pulled the plug on the investigation.
Maj. George Harris watches from a front-row seat the increasingly sophisticated world of Mexican drug cartels as he skims has National Guard helicopter 200 feet above the southern Arizona desert. Harris commands an aviation unit
Scores of federal immigration agents from around the country, some wearing cowboy hats and brandishing shotguns and automatic weapons, endangered residents and local police officers as they raided homes in Nassau County in a poorly planned antigang o
A federal judge's decision to slice a few years off a lengthy prison term has brought to the Supreme Court the racially tinged issue of harsh sentences for dealing crack cocaine. Derrick Kimbrough, a black veteran of the 1991 Gulf War, received
Health Minister Tony Clement will announce the Conservative government's anti-drug strategy with a stark warning: "The party's over" for illicit drug users. "In the next few days, we're going to be back in the business o
Health Minister Tony Clement will announce the Conservative government's anti-drug strategy this week with a stark warning: "The party's over" for illicit drug users. "In the next few days, we're going to be back in the bu
As Afghanistan struggles to cut its raging opium production, aid workers try to find alternative crops, but for some former poppy farmers the choice was easy -- they planted marijuana instead. Afghanistan's opium crop topped all records this year
Some news reports have linked the plane to the transport of terrorist suspects to the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but those reports cite logs that indicate only that the plane flew twice between Washington, D.C., and Guantanamo Bay
(Remember, its not about drugs, but the money) The Defense Dept has picked 5 companies, four of them from the Washington area, for a contract to support the Pentagon's counter-narcoterrorism activities. The government may spend as much as $15 bi
Naulls' home and businesses were invaded by DEA agents armed with shotguns, automatic rifles -- even helicopters. They seized everything he owned: his businesses, his property, all of his accounts. County child protective services came along on t
Patients using marijuana for ailments ranging from chronic back pain to cancer are allowed by Washington state law to possess a two-month supply of the drug. But medical marijuana doesn't come with a standard dose or a standard method of taking t
Mexican President Felipe Calderon's tough new war on drug trafficking, which has sent thousands of Mexican Army troops into the countryside and a record number of drug suspects to the US for trial, failed to quell violence in the first half of th
In a four-day series of daylight raids that ended Sunday, Drug Enforcement Adminstration agents shut down 26 underground steroid labs and made more than 50 arrests across the country, capping what agents are calling the largest performance-enhancing
45 members of Congress [includes Ron Paul and John Kerry] have written a non-binding letter to the DEA urging them to comply with the ruling that private production of marijuana is "in the interest of the public". They are lobbying f
Alan and Stephne Roos of Bothell, Washington are victims of Communism. The couple -- a butcher and dental assistant, respectively lost their automobiles to the officially sanctioned form of theft called "asset forfeiture" because their 24-
When you access e-chug, you're prompted for demographic and personal information about yourself. It will also ask you to enter information about your drinking habits, family history, and to complete the World Health Organization's AUDIT...
Three task orders included in the request for proposals issued last December give some sense of the contract's scope - The first task order requires the contractor to develop and install high-resolution shortwave infrared cameras and all necessar
A teenage student has become the latest victim in Dallas to die from a powerful and highly addictive new street drug known as 'cheese'. The rise of the drug, a mixture of black tar heroin and powdered headache tablets, has been described as
"...he has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people and eat out their substance..."
Last time we checked in on the bizarro nexus between cannabis and terrorism, it was none other than actor/director Tommy Chong who was feeling the Bush administration's post-9/11 wrath. In fact, the stoner icon, whose fabled act was concurrently
(With a war on drugs and terror, mission accomplished) Opium production has soared to "frightening record levels" in Afghanistan, which now has more land producing drugs than Colombia, Bolivia, and Peru combined, the UN said on Monday.