Drug Enforcement Administration
An effort is building in Congress to change U.S. marijuana laws, including moves to legalize the industrial production of hemp and establish a hefty federal pot tax.
District Attorney Scott Storey says 16 people have been arrested as part of an interstate cocaine and methamphetamine trafficking ring.
The marijuana measure passed by Colorado voters this week is in direct violation of federal law and Colorado’s governor expects to hear what the federal government plans to do about it Friday afternoon.
Federal prosecutors say a Denver pharmacy has agreed to pay $87,500 in fines to settle allegations that it violated laws meant to help keep drugs out of the hands of abusers or street dealers.
About one-third of medications that are sold go unused. Drug Take Back programs are designed to deal with all of those leftovers.
Federal agents arrested more than 90 people and more than five million packets of finished designer synthetic drugs were seized in the first nationwide crackdown on designer synthetic drugs in U.S. history.
Twenty-five more medical marijuana dispensaries were ordered to close on Monday. All were within 1,000 feet of schools.
People got rid of unused prescriptions and over-the-counter medications Saturday in a big drug take-back. But the semi-annual events could become a thing of the past.
Old prescriptions and expired over-the-counter medications can be dangerous. This Saturday, you can safely get rid of pills you don’t need anymore.
The Aurora Police Department will hold a prescription drug take-back event this Saturday.