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U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy

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  • Actors from HBO's 'The Wire' take part in drug panel

     
    Wendell Pierce, Sonja Sohn and Jim True-Frost (aka Bunk, Kima and Prez) participated in a Justice Department panel Tuesday on drug abuse, families and at-risk children. It is part of an initiative launched by Attorney General Eric Holder and announced...
  • White House says the war is working – the war on drugs

     
    The White House is asking for over $26 billion in 2012 to fight illegal drug use, world leaders say it won't help...
  • U.S., Mexican governments reject report calling for drug legalization

     
    The governments of the United States and Mexico promptly rejected this week the conclusions of a high-profile international report calling for the "legal regulation" of some drugs. In separate statements, the governments signaled that they would not...
  • The war on 'the war on drugs' [The conversation]

     
    With the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's "War on Drugs" Friday, many people seem to agree that the battle against “America’s public enemy No. 1” has failed. After the Global Commission on Drug Policy released its June...
  • Marijuana bill officially introduced to Congress by Ron Paul, Barney Frank

     
    Marijuana should be regulated by the state, not the federal government, says Ron Paul...
  • President Obama is the key to decriminalizing marijuana, Tommy Chong says

     
    President Obama could end a major part of the war on drugs with an executive order according to Tommy Chong...
  • Ron Paul and Barney Frank are wrong about weed, says former drug czar

     
    Ron Paul wants to decriminalize marijuana, Bill Bennett says that's a bad idea...
  • Coalition awarded federal grants

    LA CRESCENTA — The Crescenta Valley Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coalition on Tuesday was awarded a major federal grant that will total $625,000 over the next five years as they work to thwart substance abuse among local teens. The Office of...
  • Week in Review

    EDUCATION Eighth-grader Vanuhi Khdryan heard the warning tone Monday outside Toll Middle School, but stuck around a few minutes waiting for her friends on their first day back from summer break. Glenwood Road — which, according to the state...
  • Police collecting unwanted drugs

    Those old prescription bottles of painkillers or sleeping pills might come in handy on a rainy day, but they are also an attractive nuisance for young people or adults with drug abuse issues, according to Laguna Beach Police Det. Larry Bammer. Many...
  • Take-Back Prescription Drugs

    Take-Back Prescription Drugs
    Over 3,400 sites nationwide have joined the effort that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. Government, community, public health and law enforcement partners will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription...
  • Why men are in trouble

    Why men are in trouble
    For the first time in history, women are better educated, more ambitious and arguably more successful than men. Now, society has rightly celebrated the ascension of one sex. We said, "You go girl," and they went. We celebrate the ascension of women but...