Last updated: February 22, 2019 10:07 AM

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CLOSE - VIDEO: Mother advocates after son's death - Elaine Pozycki, who lost her son to opioid addiction, addresses a group of doctors at Holy Name Medical Center and asks them to consider opioid alternatives. 22 hours ago

North Jersey - 10 minutes ago

Miccosukee Tribe Sues Opioid Manufacturers Over Drug Epidemic

Miami New Times - 1 hour ago

The fledgling pot industry is dominated by white men. A new program could help boost those hurt by the war on drugs

Boston Globe - 54 minutes ago

Grand Forks, Fargo medical marijuana dispensaries will have same supplier

Grand Forks Herald - 1 hour ago

Report recommends legalizing heroin sales in B.C.

Province should establish heroin compassion clubs for drug users as death toll from opioid crisis climbs, says BC Centre on Substance Use.

Montreal Gazette - 1 hour ago

Smartphone gambling apps are even MORE addictive than 'crack cocaine' betting terminals in bookmakers, leading psychologist warns

Daily Mail - 1 hour ago

Fix injustice before marijuana business grows

USA Today - 1 hour ago

Developer wants permit to open marijuana dispensary in Minot

Centre Daily Times - 1 hour ago

Your View: Let Pennsylvania residents cast ballot whether to legalize recreational marijuana

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 1 hour ago

House to consider unity bill on marijuana regulations

Oklahoman - 2 hours ago

Two new R. Kelly accusers speak out -- Two women say singer R. Kelly picked them out of a crowd at a Baltimore after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens although she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent. (Feb. 21)

USA Today - 3 hours ago

Former FDA commish on agency role in opioid epidemic -- Dr. David Kessler, who was FDA commissioner in the 1990s, tells 60 Minutes, "There are no studies on the safety or efficacy of opioids for long-term use." Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

CBS News - 3 hours ago

Codeine: an opioid threat to kids

News 24 - 4 hours ago

Police chiefs want feds to help stem flow of opioids

Boston Herald - 9 hours ago

New marijuana laws seek to help blacks, Latinos

USA Today - 5 hours ago

Opinion | -- The other side of Duterte's war on drugs: rehabilitation and rooting out corruption

South China Morning Post - 5 hours ago

Kamala Harris Slammed By Father Over Marijuana Smoking Joke

International Business Times - 8 hours ago

Lawrence drug investigation nets $20k worth of heroin

Boston Globe - 8 hours ago

Detroit Lions -- Ex-NFL star approved for marijuana dispensary -- Former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson has been approved for a medical marijuana license for a dispensary in Michigan. -- Detroit Lions

USA Today - 8 hours ago

New marijuana laws in 2019 could help black and Latino drug dealers go legal

Chicago Sun-Times - 11 hours ago

Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 12 hours ago

Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown

Los Angeles Times - 12 hours ago

Gambling on your smartphone poses a greater risk of addiction than 'crack cocaine' fixed-odds betting terminals found in bookies, experts say

Daily Mail - 12 hours ago

Police seize 530 grams of heroin in Lawrence

Boston Herald - 15 hours ago

Fargo legislator frustrated with how leaders handled marijuana decriminalization bill - FARGO — A bill that would have decriminalized small amounts of marijuana in North Dakota failed by just four votes in the House on Wednesday,...

Grand Forks Herald - 14 hours ago

El Chapo's sons charged with drug trafficking -- Joaquin Guzman Lopez, 34, and Ovidio Guzman Lopez, 28, allegedly conspired to send cocaine and other drugs into the U.S.

CBS News - 14 hours ago

Feds announce opioid crackdown in Los Angeles

Washington Times - 15 hours ago

More Charges in Sham Raid of LA Pot Warehouse

Three Southern California men conspired with a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officer to steal cash and 1,200 pounds of marijuana in a sham warehouse raid staged to look like a police operation, federal authorities said Thursday.

Courthouse News - 15 hours ago

Kenny Knight, longtime David Duke associate, gets 5-year sentence for pill mill operation

The Advocate - 16 hours ago

Cannabis combined with booze will not help your driving. Researchers are trying to quantify that -- CAMH study focusing on young drivers is looking at different combinations of alcohol and THC.

Toronto Star - 16 hours ago

Google Maps lists drug disposal centers to fight the opioid...

SF Gate - 16 hours ago

The life cycle of a marijuana plant -- Step inside the Ontario facilities of a licensed pot producer and see the various life stages of cannabis – from seedling to flower to processing and packaging. -- Play video

The Globe and Mail - 17 hours ago

Mom Shares Drug Overdose Photo to Warn About Epidemic in United States

Epoch Times - 17 hours ago

Knowing your PCP will save money - new research

Independent.ie - 17 hours ago

Walgreens, CVS team with Google to show opioid disposal sites in map searches

Chicago Tribune - 18 hours ago

North Dakota's 1st medical marijuana dispensary set to open

FEB 21, 2019 - BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's first medical marijuana dispensary is set to open next week, the culmination of a nearly two-year effort by the state Health Department to...

Oklahoman - 18 hours ago

House bill to repeal medical marijuana smoking ban advances

Tampa Bay Times - 18 hours ago

Google combats opioid epidemic through providing disposal locations on Google Maps

By entering searches like “drug drop off near me” or “medication disposal near me," Google Maps users will be able to find permanent disposal spots.

USA Today - 19 hours ago

Google Maps takes on opioid crisis with drug disposal search

Mashable - 20 hours ago

Assembly speaker gives governor's marijuana plan low odds

Wisconsin's Republican Assembly speaker doesn't believe Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' proposal to legalize medical marijuana and decriminalize small amounts for recreational use will be a success.

Star Tribune - 20 hours ago

To battle opioid crisis, Google is partnering with gov't, big pharma to help

Fox News - 21 hours ago

THC found in Valentine's Day food samples taken from Georgia school where 28 were sickened

Fox News - 22 hours ago

Mom shares devastating drug overdose picture of her son to warn about opioid epidemic

A grieving mother from Delaware is hoping that sharing a heartbreaking image of her identifying her son’s body at a morgue after he overdosed on opioids and fentanyl will force others to recognize the reality of the nation's drug epidemic.

Fox News - 23 hours ago

Mom shares haunting drug overdose photo to warn about US epidemic: 'Stop walking around blindly'

A Delaware mother is hoping the heartbreaking image of her identifying her son’s body at the morgue after he overdosed on opioids and fentanyl will deter others from making the same fatal mistake while also opening the eyes of others.

Fox News - 1 day ago

Legal weed: Why Murphy is tamping down talk of deal -- On Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy refused to ratchet up hopes that any compromise on legal marijuana would quickly become law. -- Charles Stile

North Jersey - 1 day ago

Kratom poisoning surged by 52 fold between 2011 and 2017

Daily Mail - 1 day ago

Growing Marijuana Industry Struggles To Attract Employees Of Color

NPR - 1 day ago

Medical marijuana growers are lobbying for licenses that also would allow them to control supply of recreational pot in Illinois

Chicago Tribune - 1 day ago

After 'El Chapo', Mexico faces a new phase in its neverending war on drugs

Irish Times - 1 day ago

‘We’re getting closer’: Bill to repeal medical marijuana smoking ban advances

Florida Senate’s bill to repeal a ban on smokable medical marijuana is headed to the floor. Gov. Ron DeSantis made it a priority to allow patients to smoke the drug if their doctor says it’s OK.

Miami Herald - 1 day ago

Former NFL players, including Saints, among investors in LSU's marijuana-growing company

The Advocate - 1 day ago

Why Do So Many Americans Now Support Legalizing Marijuana?

Live Science - 2 days ago

Oklahoma may be first test of who will pay for opioid crisis

FEB 20, 2019 - Big pharma is facing a major test in a small courthouse 20 miles south of here: the first trial at which a jury could decide whether drug companies bear responsibility for the...

Oklahoman - 2 days ago

Senate votes to allow schools to administer opioid overdose drug

Oklahoman - 2 days ago

Indivor launches generic version of opioid drug after losing court battle

REUTERS: Indivior Plc has launched a copycat of its blockbuster opioid addiction drug in the United States, the British drugmaker said on ...

Channel NewsAsia - 2 days ago

Jamie Lynn Spears' baby daddy Casey Aldridge 'arrested with prescription drugs including Oxycodone on him while passed out in a car'

Daily Mail - 2 days ago

A scientific dope dive: What's the evidence for medical marijuana?

Australian Broadcasting Corp - 2 days ago

Joining a clinical trial is too hard for many cancer patients

Daily Mail - 2 days ago

Strawberry truck caught with $12.7 million in methamphetamine at the border

A truck driver who claimed to be hauling strawberries aboard his tractor trailer from Mexico into the U.S. was arrested Saturday after customs officers stationed at a border crossing found nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine on board.

Washington Examiner - 2 days ago

Former Celtics player Glen Davis avoids jail time in marijuana bust

Boston Herald - 2 days ago

ERs often miss chance to send overdose survivors to addiction treatment programs

ABC News - 2 days ago

Even in best-case scenario, opioid overdose deaths will keep rising until 2022

Chicago Tribune - 2 days ago

HALF of fentanyl prescriptions are written for patients that have NOT tried weaker, safer opioids: Documents reveal FDA efforts to limit the drug are failing miserably

Daily Mail - 2 days ago

Dealer filmed unconscious drug user and boasted it showed the quality of his heroin

WalesOnline - 3 days ago

Evers wants to decriminalize marijuana, legalize medical use

Oklahoman - 3 days ago

In jail for a joint: Inside Russia's controversial war on drugs

Independent UK - 3 days ago

Kids, teens under 18 should not use cough products with opioids: Health Canada

New guidance from Health Canada says that children and teens under 18 should not use cough products containing opioids because they 'may be a factor in problematic substance use later in life.'

CTV News - 3 days ago

Bipartisan support for legalizing marijuana upends politics as usual | Opinion

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 4 days ago

Rapper Dok2 runs three-star hotel in Busan [PHOTOS]

Korea Times - 5 days ago

PETER HITCHENS: Don't fall for Big Dope's marijuana propaganda

Daily Mail - 5 days ago

Federal officials seize more than 200 pounds of cocaine in Port Hueneme

A joint operation between U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protection led to the seizure of more than 220 pounds of cocaine, the biggest stash in more than two decades.

Los Angeles Times - 6 days ago

Court maneuver keeps Vista marijuana shops moving forward

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 6 days ago

Opioid maker used rap video to push powerful painkiller

ABC News - 6 days ago