Cigarettes are getting harder to find. More retail chains are dropping them, and for the first time, officials in a few states want to ban pharmacies from selling tobacco.
Depression, teens and marijuana are a dangerous mix that can lead to dependency, mental illness or suicidal thoughts, according to a White House report. [Cuz, we're smart and truthful.]
A congressional leader, citing complaints from Bay Area mayors and lawmakers, wants the Drug Enforcement Administration to explain its increased use of "paramilitary-style enforcement raids" and property forfeiture orders against medical ma
That program marks its 30th anniversary May 10. That's right, our government has been supplying medical marijuana to a small number of patients -- the program peaked at 34 approved participants in 1991 -- for three full decades.
His name is Tracy Ingle and he's alive, but he needs help. They raided his house from multiple entrances, bashing down his front door with a battering ram and crashing through his bedroom window. He grabbed a broken gun to scare what he thought w
Three Kingwood Texas teens are under arrest for digging up an abandoned grave and stealing a skull to use as a bong. Complete historical bong info included.
The makers of Urineluck are out of luck as Feds have raided Spectrum Labs in Kentucky and Ohio; meanwhile a Carolina Senator “pushes” a bill to require all persons running for federal office be “drug tested”.
At 11p.m on December 26, 2001 police in Prentiss, Mississippi raided the residence of Cory Maye, a 21-year-old father at home with his 18-month-old daughter. Reason.tv's Drew Carey chronicles the horror Maye has lived with since.
Undercover agents who posed as college students to bust more than 100 suspected drug dealers at San Diego State University never had to crack a book to gain acceptance on campus. All it took was cash. [Brave, brave Sir Robin.]
Nearly 100 people, most of them students, were arrested during a lengthy undercover investigation targeting drug trafficking at San Diego State University in California, authorities said on Tuesday.
The movie "Crystal Darkness" is drug war propaganda in disguise.
Police busted nearly 400,000 people for carrying small amounts of pot in the last decade, making New York City the world leader in marijuana arrests, civil rights advocates said while unveiling a study criticizing the war on drugs.
Garon's been refused a spot on the transplant list, largely because he has used marijuana, even though it was legally approved for medical reasons. "Marijuana has no direct effect on the liver. It is a concern of an addictive personality,
"It's Just a Plant" is an illustrated children's book about marijuana. It follows the journey of a young girl as she learns about the plant from a diverse cast of characters including her parents, a local farmer, a doctor, an
Scientists at the Univ. of California at Davis recently completed a study that cannabis demonstrates significant relief of neuropathic pain. Many in government call for more studies while people suffer. More studies will not change what many patien
Vaune Dillmann thought the wording on his bottle caps was a clever play on the name of the town where he brews his beer - Weed. Federal alcohol regulators thought differently. They have ordered Dillmann to stop selling beer bottles with caps that say
A federal court in Argentina has decriminalized the personal consumption of drugs. The court ruled punishing drug users only “creates an avalanche of cases targeting consumers without climbing up in the ladder of [drug] trafficking.”
A number of sober motorists in Arizona and Oregon have been falsely accused of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) and drugs. In Corvallis, Oregon a falsely accused motorist is fighting back.
It was 6.30am when half a dozen policemen with sledgehammers smashed the window of the red-brick terrace house and piled in to find their target. Instead of junkies crazed on crack, however, they found school dinner lady Kathleen Oldham sitting in he
Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) has made good on his promise to introduce what he called the "Make Room for the Serious Criminals Bill." Co-sponsors are Reps. Ron Paul (R-TX), Maurice Hinchey (D-NY), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and Sam Farr (D-CA).
"Operative group 'The Zetas' wants you, soldier or ex-soldier. We offer a good salary, food and benefits for your family. Don't suffer anymore mistreatment and don't go hungry."
Cars lining the street. A house full of young people. A keg and drinking games inside. Police thought they had an underage boozing party on their hands. But though they made dozens of teens take breath tests, none tested positive for alcohol. That
A Texas man is facing charges for selling liquor without a license after he was found peddling bottles of vodka containing dead baby rattlesnakes.
Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela have avoided war, but now two other Andean nations are gearing up for battle. This time the foe is the United Nations, and the cause is the right to chew coca, the raw material of cocaine. It may not sound as important
The goal of the center, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse's press release, is to "develop novel approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of marijuana addiction." [marijuana what?]
The problem comes when the focus shifts from stopping real drunks to punishing people who've had only a glass of wine or half a mimosa. It's also troubling, when the punishment isn't commensurate with the crime. Studies have shown that dr
You work an early shift and need to be out the door before sunrise, so you're already in bed. Your nerves are a bit frazzled, because earlier in the week someone broke into your home. Oddly, they didn't take anything; they just rifled through
[How Did We Miss This?] This Florida based Gulfstream II jet aircraft # N987SA crash landed on September 24, 2007 after it ran out of fuel over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula with several tons of Cocaine on board now documents have turned up on both
Let's expose the War on Drugs as a major governmental fraud. Let's quit spending $70 billion annually for 37 years to receive zero results. Let's regulate, tax and provide drugs legally and make drug use a medical problem rather than a c
One more thing that tips off Drug Police: Fabreze. The fabric deodorant is turning up in drug busts across the USA.