Children in a cohort of Tennessee Medicaid enrollees “frequently” received opioid prescriptions for non-chronic diseases, a new study from researchers at Vanderbilt University concluded.
The number of children exposed to marijuana has risen significantly since the drug was legalized in Washington State, a new report from the Washington Poison Center shows.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted Alice Marie Johnson’s life sentence for a nonviolent drug offense, a cause championed by Kim Kardashian West.
Agents seized 40 firearms, “significant” quantities of heroin and fentanyl, and more than a million dollars in cash last week while arresting 93 in Operation Safe Haven, the latest of several successful busts by the Drug Enforcement Administration’s newest division.
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.