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2021-09-01 17:34:09
by Dan McCue
Kansas Health Officials Urging Residents Not to Take Livestock Drug for COVID

TOPEKA, Kan. - A drug most commonly given to horses and cows as an anti-parasite medicine should not be taken... Read More

TOPEKA, Kan. - A drug most commonly given to horses and cows as an anti-parasite medicine should not be taken by humans to treat or prevent COVID-19, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment said in a Wednesday advisory. Ivermectin... Read More

2021-08-06 20:49:08
by Tom Ramstack
Mexican Government Sues Gunmakers For Contributing to Drug Cartel Violence

The Mexican government this week filed a lawsuit accusing U.S. gunmakers of helping to fuel violence by drug cartels and... Read More

The Mexican government this week filed a lawsuit accusing U.S. gunmakers of helping to fuel violence by drug cartels and other criminals who encounter few impediments to acquiring the firearms.  The lawsuit filed in federal court in Massachusetts says companies... Read More

US Overdose Deaths Hit Record 93,000 in Pandemic Last Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Overdose deaths soared to a record 93,000 last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic,... Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — Overdose deaths soared to a record 93,000 last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government reported Wednesday. That estimate far eclipses the high of about 72,000 drug overdose deaths reached the previous... Read More

2021-06-11 14:33:47
by Tom Ramstack
Mexican Drug Kingpin’s Wife Pleads Guilty in D.C. Court

WASHINGTON -- The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 15 after... Read More

WASHINGTON -- The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 15 after pleading guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., to drug trafficking and money laundering charges. Emma Coronel Aispuro,... Read More

2020-12-04 15:22:25
by Tom Ramstack
Drug Policy Analysts Tell Congress New Strategy Needed Against Cartels

WASHINGTON -- Drug policy analysts told a congressional committee Thursday that the U.S. government has largely failed to stop illegal... Read More

WASHINGTON -- Drug policy analysts told a congressional committee Thursday that the U.S. government has largely failed to stop illegal drug smuggling because of an unfocused strategy against the cartels. Instead, they recommended flexibility that seeks solutions based on local... Read More

2020-11-24 15:32:03
by Sean Trambley
Espaillat-Rooney Bill Boosts Funding and Cooperation in the Caribbean

WASHINGTON – Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan measure increasing funding to the Caribbean Basin Security... Read More

WASHINGTON – Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan measure increasing funding to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative to help combat corruption and illicit drug trafficking between the United States and Caribbean nations. Introduced by Reps. Adriano... Read More

2020-11-06 18:29:01
by Tom Ramstack
D.C. Voters Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms But Face Likelihood of Congressional Veto

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia voters continued their tolerance toward psychedelic plant-based drugs this week by decriminalizing the use of... Read More

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia voters continued their tolerance toward psychedelic plant-based drugs this week by decriminalizing the use of magic mushrooms. Unlike the four other cities that decriminalized use of the drug, Washington, D.C., faces the risk of a... Read More

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