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Federal Government Accepting Applications For Pot Farmers

By McCarton Ackerman

The feds raised a few eyebrows when the NIDA posted an ad looking for people to analyze the drug. MORE  

White House Clamps Down on Narcotic Drug Prescriptions

By McCarton Ackerman

Hydrocodone combination drugs like Vicodin will be reclassified in an effort to reduce drug abuse. MORE  

Proposed Bill Would Allow Doctors to Help More Addicts

By Paul Gaita

The Democratic TREAT Act would increase the number of addicted patients doctors could see while providing opioid medications like Suboxone. MORE  

Whoa! GOP Votes to Keep Gov't Out of Medical Pot

By Paul Gaita

In a rare display of actual conservatism, the Republican party helped stop government interference into states allowing medical marijuana. MORE  

Why Health Insurance Still Won’t Cover Medical Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

Despite growing mainstream acceptance, marijuana’s status as a Schedule I drug keeps it from being covered by insurance for people who need it most. MORE  

Penn Jillette Wants Drugs Legal

By McCarton Ackerman

In an interview, the opinionated illusionist urged lawmakers to make all drugs legal even though he's never done drugs himself. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Colorado still high on retail pot, London tube operator found drunk, Florida woman made to poop on lawn during meth bust, and synthetic LSD banned by the government. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 2, 2013

By Bryan Le

Colorado issues guidelines for legal marijuana sales, talking cigarette packs help smokers quit, and Demi Lovato says rappers who glorify drug use are "giant p*ssies." MORE  

Is the Drunk Driving Threshold Too High?

By Bryan Le

The US Safety Board says lowering the legal BAC limit to 0.05 could save 800 lives a year. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 9, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Cigarettes are a "gateway drug," mood disorders linked to internet addiction, and former Fox News anchor discusses her "dark" struggle with alcoholism. MORE  

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