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Interview With the Drug Czar

By Mike Guy

The US Drug Czar, Gil Kerlikowske, shapes the nation's drug enforcement policies. In a rare sit-down, the former Seattle Police Chief discusses a new emphasis on recovery, the deadly prescription pill epidemic, and the truth behind Mexico's bloody Drug War. MORE  

NY Doctors Arrested in Major Rx Drug Sting

By Valerie Tejeda

Nearly 100 people are arrested in NY for illegally selling and prescribing prescription drugs. MORE  

Major Oxy Distributor Forced to Shutter Florida Pill Mill

By Dirk Hanson

Today the DEA imposed a two-year suspension on Cardinal Health, the second largest distributor of the powerful painkillers. MORE  

Ex-NFL QB Busted for Burglary and Possession

By Valerie Tejeda

Former San Diego Charger Ryan Leaf has had previous trouble with the law for a prescription drug problem. MORE  

New Bill Would Mandate Tamper- Proof Pain Pills

By Valerie Tejeda

US Rep. William Keating wants a law to force pharma companies to make pills harder to abuse. MORE  

Tie-Dyed Treatment

By Amy Dresner

To get sober, I had to go as far from LA as possible: to my dad’s hippie town—where the food’s organic, the people are happy, and I see red.  MORE  

DEA Raids Two CVS Pharmacies in Florida

By McCarton Ackerman

Two CVS stores had ordered three million doses of Oxy. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 2, 2012

By Will Godfrey

DEA reports a sharp drop in Florida Oxy purchases, NYC marijuana arrests rise for 7th straight year, and drunken Zamboni driver is arrested at hockey game. MORE  

Tiny Town's Massive Drug Meltdown

By McCarton Ackerman

Almost half the 480 residents of Canada's Cat Lake are reportedly hooked on prescription pills. MORE  

New Law May Crush Online Pharmacies

By Luke Walker

Backers claim the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act will protect communities from prescription drug abuse. Do you agree? MORE  

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