drugs

Drug shortages could present national security risk to U.S., report says
Vials of medication in a stock photo.
Drug Dangers

Drug shortages could present national security risk to U.S., report says

Can drugs solve the obesity epidemic?
Needle injection.
Today's big question

Can drugs solve the obesity epidemic?

4 Americans kidnapped in Mexico by armed gunmen, 2 killed, FBI says
The scene of a kidnapping in Matamoros, Mexico.
Cartel Calamity

4 Americans kidnapped in Mexico by armed gunmen, 2 killed, FBI says

A 'game changer' for weight loss
Ozempic injection.
Briefing

A 'game changer' for weight loss

FDA advisers recommend making Narcan available over the counter
Narcan in a vending machine.
recommendations

FDA advisers recommend making Narcan available over the counter

New Zealand discovers 3.5 tons of cocaine floating in the Pacific Ocean
stacks of cocaine bundles being operation hydros sign
largest drug bust in NZ history

New Zealand discovers 3.5 tons of cocaine floating in the Pacific Ocean

Why did Hong Kong criminalize CBD?
cannabidiol products in Hong Kong
Briefing

Why did Hong Kong criminalize CBD?

The fentanyl scourge
fentanyl.
Briefing

The fentanyl scourge

Mexican authorities arrest El Chapo's son for 2nd time
Mexican Secretary of Defense, Luis Cresencio Sandoval speaks during a press conference
Let's try this again

Mexican authorities arrest El Chapo's son for 2nd time

What does 'Cali sober' mean?
Beer.
Briefing

What does 'Cali sober' mean?

Recreational cannabis sales kick off in New York City
Cannabis products on the shelves at Housing Works Cannabis Co.
A historic moment

Recreational cannabis sales kick off in New York City

Overdose deaths increased 16 percent in 2021 compared to 2020
Pills on table
drug demise

Overdose deaths increased 16 percent in 2021 compared to 2020

What is the SAFE Banking Act?
A clenched fist holding a marijuana joint in front of the U.S. Capitol
Cannabis Banking Bill Stymied

What is the SAFE Banking Act?

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