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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  

White House to Congress: Marijuana Laws Are States’ Rights Issue

By Paul Gaita

The Obama administration jabbed Republicans in the ideological gut in making a 10th amendment argument for supporting Washington, D.C.'s effort to decriminalize pot. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 3, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman had multiple drugs in system, George Lopez arrested for public intoxication, British woman addicted to ketchup, and drunk guy walks pet tiger through Chicago. MORE  

White House Drug Official Slammed For Refusing To Say If Pot Is More Addictive Than Meth

By McCarton Ackerman

Rep. Earl Blumenauer blasted drug policy deputy director Michael Botticelli for equivocating on the differences between pot and meth. MORE  

Feds to Allocate Millions More for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapy

By Shawn Dwyer

The funds are only part of an overall effort by the White House to increase mental illness and substance use disorder spending. MORE  

What Should Our Drug Laws Be?

By Bryan Le

Legalization, decriminalization, or neither? Have your say: Join a Twitter debate with The Fix and Phoenix House on February 6! MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 3, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

The White House commits to destigmatizing mental illness, Mexico's new president pledges to reduce drug violence, and Charlie Sheen's ex-assistant is found dead. MORE  

Secret Service Faces (More) Booze Shame

By May Wilkerson

A long report listing alcohol-related arrests of personnel spells further trouble for the agency. MORE  

More Drug Treatment Would Cut Crime

By McCarton Ackerman

A White House Report shows drug use is involved in most US crimes, supporting Obama's push for "softer" policy. MORE  

Pelosi Speaks Out Amid Pot Policy Chaos

By Tony O'Neill

The Obama administration's marijuana policy continues to confuse. MORE  

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