Last updated: February 21, 2019 10:37 PM

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

Chicago Sun-Times - 9 minutes ago

Mother of three who drowned at Glazer JCC was staying at nearby mental health center -- Earlier Today -- Public Safety -- Tiffany Marie Jones sought treatment for mental health and substance abuse issues so she could be there for her young sons, but she left the treatment center for reasons that are still unclear.

Tampa Bay Times - 14 minutes ago

New marijuana laws seek to help blacks, Latinos -- Marijuana legalization advocates across the country are demanding remedies to address decades of demonstrably racist policing against minorities.

USA Today - 19 minutes ago

Study links marijuana use with lower grades

Xinhua - 24 minutes ago

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. 10 hours ago

North Jersey - 34 minutes ago

Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 40 minutes ago

Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown

Los Angeles Times - 53 minutes 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 - 1 hour ago

After Ehud Barak, Another Ex General Joins Medical Marijuana Company

Haaretz - 1 hour ago

Police seize 530 grams of heroin in Lawrence

Boston Herald - 2 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 - 2 hours ago

Man gets 5-year sentence for pill mill operation

Washington Times - 2 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 - 3 hours ago

Feds announce opioid crackdown in Los Angeles

Washington Times - 3 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 - 4 hours ago

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

The Advocate - 4 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 - 4 hours ago

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

SF Gate - 5 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 - 12 hours ago

Money -- You're likely to live the longest in these states -- With the exception of the last two years, when it dropped due to spikes in opioid deaths, life expectancy in the US has generally been increasing. -- Money

USA Today - 5 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 - 6 hours ago

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

Epoch Times - 6 hours ago

Knowing your PCP will save money - new research - 6 hours ago

Google will show opioid disposal sites in Maps searches

Tulsa World - 6 hours ago

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

Chicago Tribune - 6 hours ago

THC Found in Valentine's Day Food That Caused 28 Georgia Middle School Students to Be Hospitalized

People - 6 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 - 6 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 - 7 hours ago

House bill to repeal medical marijuana smoking ban advances

Tampa Bay Times - 7 hours ago

New Jersey school bus driver revived with opioid antidote after crash

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey's largest city say they used an opioid-overdose antidote to revive a school bus driver after the bus carrying a dozen special-needs children

Lancaster Online - 8 hours ago

Ex-NFL star approved for marijuana dispensary

USA Today - 8 hours ago

Google to show opioid disposal sites in Maps searches

News 24 - 8 hours ago

Google Maps takes on opioid crisis with drug disposal search

Mashable - 8 hours ago

Assembly speaker gives governor's marijuana plan low odds

Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is giving Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' plan to legalize medical marijuana just a 10 percent chance of winning approval in the GOP-controlled Legislature.

Star Tribune - 8 hours ago

School bus driver carrying 12 children with special needs OVERDOSES on heroin at the wheel and crashes

Daily Mail - 10 hours ago

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

Fox News - 10 hours ago

Bus driver arrested after she needed Narcan to be revived from heroin overdose following crash, police say

ABC News - 10 hours ago

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

Fox News - 10 hours ago

THC found in food sample from Atlanta-area school where students fell ill

CTV News - 11 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 - 11 hours ago

Driver with a suspended license is charged with killing a woman in a car crash on his way to buy cocaine in his sixth DUI in nine years

Daily Mail - 12 hours 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 - 13 hours ago

Kratom poisoning surged by 52 fold between 2011 and 2017

Daily Mail - 16 hours ago

Growing Marijuana Industry Struggles To Attract Employees Of Color

NPR - 16 hours ago

FDA failing fundamental goals in battling opioid crisis

Boston Herald - 23 hours ago

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

Chicago Tribune - 16 hours ago

Civil rights group files brief against BPD, says hair testing unreliable

Boston Herald - 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 - 1 day 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 - 1 day ago

The opioid epidemic keeps killing my friends

Fox News - 1 day ago

Senate votes to allow schools to administer opioid overdose drug

Oklahoman - 1 day 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 - 1 day ago

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

Daily Mail - 1 day 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 Celtic Glen Davis avoids jail time in marijuana bust

Boston Globe - 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

US top court rejects bid to block Indivior opioid drug copycat

Channel NewsAsia - 2 days ago

Here's Proof Getting Medical Marijuana in Florida Is Becoming Easier

Miami New Times - 2 days ago

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

WalesOnline - 2 days ago

Evers wants to decriminalize marijuana, legalize medical use

Oklahoman - 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 - 3 days ago

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

Korea Times - 4 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 - 5 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

Nikki Fried: Florida Needs Smokeable Marijuana Now

Miami New Times - 6 days ago

Teen sickened after schoolmate gives her marijuana edible

Oklahoman - 6 days ago