drugs

Are illegal weed retailers undermining the future of cannabis in NYC?
cannabis store in NYC photo
Cheating the system?

Are illegal weed retailers undermining the future of cannabis in NYC?

New York announces first recreational marijuana retailers
NYC cannabis march
Speed Reads

New York announces first recreational marijuana retailers

Medical marijuana research bill passes in both chambers of Congress
marijuana farm photo
Puff Puff Pass

Medical marijuana research bill passes in both chambers of Congress

Are psychedelics the next big legalization battle?
Voting.
Briefing

Are psychedelics the next big legalization battle?

Walmart agrees to pay $3.1 billion for allegedly contributing to opioid crisis
A Walmart sign seen in Illinois.
Paying Out

Walmart agrees to pay $3.1 billion for allegedly contributing to opioid crisis

Experimental drug fails to show slowing of dementia in blow to Alzheimer's research
The headquarters of pharmaceutical company Roche in Switzerland.
A Disappointing Result

Experimental drug fails to show slowing of dementia in blow to Alzheimer's research

The facts and fanciful fears about the 'rainbow fentanyl' Halloween freakout
A rainbow.
Briefing

The facts and fanciful fears about the 'rainbow fentanyl' Halloween freakout

Will Biden's marijuana pardons affect the midterms?
Jail.
Theara Coleman

Will Biden's marijuana pardons affect the midterms?

Biden pardons thousands convicted of marijuana possession
Joe Biden
Blaze it

Biden pardons thousands convicted of marijuana possession

Trump asked Pentagon about bombing Mexican drug labs, book reports
Donald Trump, Brett Giroir
War on Drugs

Trump asked Pentagon about bombing Mexican drug labs, book reports

California governor signs employment discrimination bill protecting after-work cannabis use
drug test photo
Pot Law passed

California governor signs employment discrimination bill protecting after-work cannabis use

Judge: Government can't mandate HIV drug coverage
PrEP Pills
Taking the blue pill

Judge: Government can't mandate HIV drug coverage

Why Biden's Medicare drug price breakthrough is a 'BFD'
A pill bottle.
Briefing

Why Biden's Medicare drug price breakthrough is a 'BFD'

Drug distributors win key federal opioid trial in West Virginia county
West Virgina
Opioid Crisis

Drug distributors win key federal opioid trial in West Virginia county

Altria: Juul ban may ruin post-tobacco plans
Juul.
Feature

Altria: Juul ban may ruin post-tobacco plans

The rise of legal cannabis
Legal marijuana.
Briefing

The rise of legal cannabis

U.S. overdose deaths hit new record in 2021
Drug test samples
overdose epidemic

U.S. overdose deaths hit new record in 2021

Florida bride, caterer arrested for allegedly lacing wedding food with marijuana
Bride arrested for food tampering
Bad trip

Florida bride, caterer arrested for allegedly lacing wedding food with marijuana

John Oliver argues we should help drug users live, not let them die
John Oliver
Johnsplaining

John Oliver argues we should help drug users live, not let them die

Robert Califf narrowly confirmed FDA commissioner
Robert Califf
FD-Yay

Robert Califf narrowly confirmed FDA commissioner

U.S. asks Honduras to arrest, extradite ex-president on trafficking charges
Police in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Change of fortune

U.S. asks Honduras to arrest, extradite ex-president on trafficking charges

2022 Olympics: Russia's Kamila Valieva can compete in Beijing, sports court rules
Kamila Valieva
Beijing Olympics

2022 Olympics: Russia's Kamila Valieva can compete in Beijing, sports court rules

2022 Olympics: IOC promises swift hearing for Kamila Valieva doping case
Kamila Valieva
Beijing Olympics

2022 Olympics: IOC promises swift hearing for Kamila Valieva doping case

The daily business briefing: December 15, 2021
Pfizer
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: December 15, 2021

Democrats plan to cap insulin at $35 a month. Republicans may block them.
President Biden
Choices

Democrats plan to cap insulin at $35 a month. Republicans may block them.

The spiritual crisis of an overdose record
The Statue of Liberty.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The spiritual crisis of an overdose record

Houston Police chief retracts story of Astroworld guard knocked out by injection
Houston Police Chief Troy Finner
Astroworld Tragedy

Houston Police chief retracts story of Astroworld guard knocked out by injection

Oklahoma Supreme Court voids $465 million J&J opioid verdict
Johnson & Johnson
Opioid Crisis

Oklahoma Supreme Court voids $465 million J&J opioid verdict

DEA tells TikTok, Snapchat, and Instagram to do more to stop online drug sales
Laura Berman.
drugs in america

DEA tells TikTok, Snapchat, and Instagram to do more to stop online drug sales

The federal marijuana ban is contributing to climate change
Marijuana grow warehouse
Green new deal

The federal marijuana ban is contributing to climate change

This over-the-counter herbal supplement was linked to 91 overdose deaths
Herbal Medicine.
drugs

This over-the-counter herbal supplement was linked to 91 overdose deaths

'Fake weed' tied to 46 cases of severe bleeding in central Illinois
Synthetic marijuana.
drugs

'Fake weed' tied to 46 cases of severe bleeding in central Illinois

Report: U.S. government to allow more research on marijuana
The leaves of a marijuana plant.
drugs

Report: U.S. government to allow more research on marijuana

In Sacramento, authorities fear counterfeit painkillers behind 7 deaths, dozens of overdoses
A fentanyl prescription.
drugs

In Sacramento, authorities fear counterfeit painkillers behind 7 deaths, dozens of overdoses

CVS to sell overdose-antidote in 12 more states without a prescription
A CVS pharmacy in San Francisco.
drugs

CVS to sell overdose-antidote in 12 more states without a prescription