Study: CBD Effective In Treating Heroin AddictionCannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in hemp and marijuana, could treat opioid addiction, a new study says.
Colorado Ranks No. 9 In The U.S. For Highest Drug Use, Study FindsThe WalletHub study considered 22 key metrics, ranging from arrest and overdose rates to opioid prescriptions and employee drug testing laws. 
Opioids Bust: Feds Charge Doctors In 8 States, Including 'Rock Doc' Accused Of Trading Pills For SexNearly three dozen doctors and a host of other medical professionals across eight states were charged for illegally prescribing and distributing opioids and other dangerous narcotics, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.
Colorado US Attorney: Treat Overdose Deaths As HomicidesColorado's new U.S. attorney is encouraging law enforcement in the state to investigate opioid overdose deaths as homicides.
Google Is Making It Easier To Find Prescription Disposal LocationsThe DEA, pharmacies, state governments and now Google Maps are working to keep prescription drugs out of the wrong hands.
Prosecutor: Drug Maker Pushed OxyContin Despite Danger Signs"The launch of OxyContin Tablets will be followed by a blizzard of prescriptions," company officials reportedly said.
CVS Employees Fired After Tackling Robbery Suspect A CVS employee says he and a co-worker were unfairly terminated last month for stopping a thief from stealing drugs.
Restaurant Owner Won't Face Charges In Fatal ShootingA Conejos County restaurant owner who shot an intruder inside the business will not face criminal charges for the man's death.
Couple Arrested After Toddler Ingests Meth, Fentanyl And OxycodoneThe toddler also suffered burns, possibly from a torch used to smoke meth.
Nurses Given Prison Time For Stealing Opioids From HospitalsTwo Colorado nurses will serve time in jail after pleading guilty to stealing opioids from health care facilities.
Marijuana Legalization Could Help Offset Opioid Epidemic, Studies FindExperts have proposed using medical marijuana to help Americans struggling with opioid addiction. Now, two studies suggest that there is merit to that strategy.