Numerous developed nations may be “free riding” on American medical innovation, according to a letter sent Tuesday by congressmen to President Donald Trump, and released exclusively to the Washington Free Beacon.
Voters oppose abolishing the death penalty 64 to 31 percent, according to a recently released poll of American voters from Quinnipiac University.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday added his voice to those of other public officials who have called in recent days for the use of the death penalty in cases of serious drug trafficking.
A group of five Republican lawmakers announced new legislation Thursday to increase the charges faced by individuals who traffic in fentanyl, the synthetic opioid responsible for nearly 20,000 deaths in 2016.
Sens. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) and Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) introduced a bill Friday to increase penalties for selling the fully synthetic opioid fentanyl.
A new report released by the U.S. Sentencing Commission (USSC) shows that immigration and drug trafficking, especially along the southern border, are the primary source of federal offenses.
The number of children hospitalized as a result of opioid overdose has nearly doubled since 2004, a new report published Monday in Pediatrics concludes.
A lawsuit filed last year by West Virginia’s Republican attorney general Patrick Morrissey has resulted in a new Trump administration directive to evaluate the opioid production quota system, which Morrissey says is “responsible for many deaths across the country.”
The Department of Justice will create a new task force to combat the surging opioid epidemic, focused in particular on the contributions of opioid manufacturers and distributors to the epidemic’s rising death toll, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday.
The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday offloaded nearly two tons of cocaine from one of its ships in Florida.