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New Orleans Police Allowing Former Drug Users On Force

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The department has amended its zero tolerance policy to make up for recruiting shortfalls. MORE  

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Flip-Flops On Drug War Policies

By McCarton Ackerman

Christie has failed to live up to his tough rhetoric on the failure of the drug war. MORE  

Florida Public Defender Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Lenny Platterborze was one of six people arrested for distributing drugs. MORE  

Bath Salt Epidemic Traced Back to Chinese Lab

By McCarton Ackerman

The synthetic drug that has wreaked so much havoc in the U.S. was the product of a tiny one-man operation in Shanghai. MORE  

Legal Recreational Weed Could Soon Be Reality in Oregon

By McCarton Ackerman

The Beaver State could soon follow Colorado and Washington. MORE  

Mexican Drug Traffickers Pushing Liquid Meth Across Border

By McCarton Ackerman

Smugglers have disguised meth as tequila, laundry detergent, and even apple juice. MORE  

Summer Music Festivals Cracking Down On Drug Use

By McCarton Ackerman

From the Bonnaroo to the Electric Zoo, festival organizers are taking no chances. MORE  

ADHD Drug To Be Tested On Four-Year-Olds

By McCarton Ackerman

Clinical trials for a new ADHD drug have raised more than a few eyebrows. MORE  

British Croquet Champion Dies From Fentanyl Overdose

By McCarton Ackerman

A recent inquest has confirmed that the November 2013 death of Matthew Burrow was drug related. MORE  

San Jose City Council Severely Restricts Pot Shops

By McCarton Ackerman

City leadership approved measures that will make selling medical marijuana in San Jose all but impossible. MORE  

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