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U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy

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  • Up in smoke [Commentary]

    Up in smoke [Commentary]
    Last week, the Maryland Senate approved Senate Bill 364, which would "decriminalize" possession of marijuana. The Senate bill, which passed 36 to 8, would remove criminal penalties for possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana and impose small civil...
  • Customs agents seize 128 pounds of cocaine at Baltimore port

    Customs agents seize 128 pounds of cocaine at Baltimore port
    In one of the largest drug busts at the port of Baltimore in years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized two gym bags stuffed with nearly 128 pounds of cocaine from a Panamanian shipping container. Customs agents put the estimated street...
  • Maryland can prevent overdose deaths

    With epidemic rates of prescription opioid and heroin deaths in Maryland, families are demanding easier access to the antidote that could save the lives of their loved ones. Naloxone is used safely to reverse the effects of heroin and prescription...
  • White House adds Harford County to federal drug task force

    After years of seeking assistance in combatting its growing drug problem, Harford County won approval Monday to join a regional task force that will direct additional federal resources to the county's drug interdiction effort, the White House announced...
  • Feds name Harford a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

    Harford County was added Monday to the national list of High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas in recognition of the county's drug crime problem. Along with seven other counties across the country, Harford was added to the ranks of High Intensity Drug...
  • Parents, relatives to push for more drug education in Harford schools

    Bill Bloom, of Bel Air, has watched a 19-year-old cousin die from a heroin overdose and his 23-year-old brother struggle with drug addiction. "There needs to be something in place to help these kids," he said, adding if he can help save one person's...
  • Anti-intimidation effort recruits Anthony

    Representatives of NBA star Carmelo Anthony are negotiating with federal and state officials who want the Baltimore native to participate in a marketing campaign to combat the growing problem of witness intimidation. "He definitely will be outreaching to...
  • Anti-crime office puts most funds in community groups

    The state crime-control office credited by Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend with making Maryland safer directs the largest chunk of its federal grant dollars not to police agencies, but to community and church groups, schools and citizen patrols for...
  • Newport News, Hampton among 6 Hampton Roads cities designated 'High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas'

    Newport News, Hampton among 6 Hampton Roads cities designated 'High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas'
    Newport News and Hampton are among six local cities recently designated as “High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas.” The new designations of 26 counties and cities in 11 states were announced Monday, according to a White House news release....
  • If you think Big Tobacco was bad, wait till you get a whiff of Big Marijuana

    Proponents of legalization and other drug policy reforms make some important points. It is true that most people who try drugs do not get addicted they stop after using a few times. It is also true and regrettable that America's incarceration rate is...
  • Synthetic drugs, paraphernalia, cash and more seized at Kissimmee store

    Synthetic drugs, paraphernalia, cash and more seized at Kissimmee store
    The owner of a Kissimmee store is facing charges after his store was raided Thursday and police seized as much as $14,000 in synthetic drugs. Iqbal Nurmohamed Saferali, 60, was charged with four counts of selling synthetic narcotics and taken to the...
  • Student attends anti-drug coalition's event in Orlando

    Lazaro Monier saw a friend self-destruct as he dropped out of school, seeping further into underage drinking and drug use. Because of that experience, the student at Piper High School in Sunrise decided to take action to help others. The Broward Youth...