A sprawling underground marijuana farm was discovered on Monday in an abandoned line of Rome’s subway.
According to a high-ranking Mexican drug cartel operative, who is currently in U.S. custody, there are some things that the American people are not being told about Fast and Furious. We obviously knew something was not being told behind the scenes be
Mexican officials extradited the suspected drug trafficker known as the “Queen of the Pacific” to the United States on Thursday.
The leader of a major drug trafficking organization known as the “Oficina de Envigado” was arrested Wednesday in the northeastern city of Medellin, Colombian authorities said.
In Olive v. Commissioner, judges unanimously found the owner of the Vapor Room Herbal Center, one of San Francisco’s largest dispensaries, was not allowed to take business deductions because it was trafficking in controlled substances
State officials have decided to move forward with licensing the dispensaries, even as 13 county attorneys have urged Gov. Jan Brewer to halt the process and federal prosecutors have moved to shut down the nation's largest medical-marijuana
Eminem and 50 Cent are among the people featured in an upcoming documentary entitled "How To Make Money Selling Drugs," which will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on September 6th. Freeway Rick Ross is also featured in the clip.
A Juneau man faces a rare DUI charge for allegedly having a 0.313 breath-alcohol content as he floated through Fairbanks on an inflatable raft Sunday night. Alaska’s driving under the influence law applies to people operating motor vehicles, water
The war on drugs has failed. Its failure has been so categorical and self-evident that the statement itself is bromidic. By any reasonable metric of success—addiction rates, violence, the availability of drugs in our schools—
Over 200,000 marijuana plants have been destroyed in two regions of Peru.
Today is Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 - the 75 year anniversary of Marijuana Prohibition which was enacted on August 2, 1937. At the time when the Marijuana Tax Act was passed the the government said there was an epidemic of marijuana smoking. They
While signing a sentencing reform bill into law on Tuesday, Massachusetts Gov. Devel Patrick (D) condemned the mass imprisonment of non-violent drug offenders.
The truck had been everywhere but in the repair shop.. Commandeered by one of his drivers, who was secretly working with federal agents, the truck had been hauling marijuana from the border as part of an undercover operation.
An Illinois appellate court rejected Ivy Jackson’s challenge to Chicago Municipal Code which provides the owner of a vehicle found to contain controlled substances or cannabis is liable for the taking of their vehicle.
While first running for the White House, Barack Obama campaigned on ending America’s war. Not it seems though that the focus now shifting away from the war on terror and toward the war on drugs. And that war is expanding from Latin America to Africa,
Federal agents arrested more than 90 people and seized about 5 million packets of synthetic drugs - known on the street as "bath salts," "K2" and "Spice" - in the first U.S. nationwide crackdown on "designer drugs," the Drug Enforcement Administratio
The US Central Intelligence Agency and other international security forces "don't fight drug traffickers", a spokesman for the Chihuahua state government in northern Mexico has told Al Jazeera, instead "they try to manage the drug trade". Allegati
A British man has been extradited to Arizona from Scotland to face trial for illegally exporting and distributing chemicals used to make methamphetamine in the state, authorities said on Thursday. Brian Howes, 48, was ordered to remain in custody
After decriminalizing all drugs and opting to treat addicts instead of imprisoning them, Portugal has seen a dramatic decrease in use among her people. The radical notion that we should be caring for those suffering from addiction instead of kidnappi
Costa Rica has allowed 46 US warships and 7,000 Marines to enter the country despite objection by the opposition parties, which describe the move as "illegal."
The outrageous aspects of this case are too numerous to describe in one article. However, one point is clear; so long as the Drug War persists, no person is safe.
Two drug-smuggling tunnels outfitted with lighting and ventilation systems were discovered along the U.S.-Mexico border, the latest signs that cartels are building sophisticated passages to escape heightened surveillance on land. Both tunnels were
Federal prosecutors have filed civil forfeiture actions against an Oakland medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the world's largest, as part of a crackdown by U.S. authorities on California's massive cannabis trade. The lawsuits, file
One of the two pilots was injured in the crash and arrested, the other “ignored orders to surrender and was shot after making a threatening gesture.” The US embassy in Tegucigalpa admitted one of those agents had shot the pilot.
A tiny amendment buried in the federal transportation bill to be signed today by President Barack Obama will put operators of roll-your-own cigarette operations in Las Vegas and nationwide out of business at midnight.
A new report by the U.K.’s “national centre of expertise on drugs and drug laws” says that drug decriminalization does not lead to an increase of drug use.
Long attacked as a "gateway drug," the plant cannabis has gotten a bad rap over the years as many claimed that use leads to harder drugs. A new study suggests that alcohol is more likely than marijuana to lead people to harder drugs.
Jury finds woman with 83 pounds of marijuana in her van NOT GUILTY!!
For weeks the sky over Mexico City has kept its inhabitants guessing – one moment it has been azure and sunny; the next an ominous grey vault of clouds belly full with rain.