Fifty members of Congress are worried that the Chinese Communist Party is profiting from illegal weed grows, Pennsylvania's governor calls (again) for marijuana legalization, and more.
New Synthetic Drugs
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales is still able to rally coca growers behind him. (Creative Commons)
A restrictive South Dakota medical marijuana bill is killed, a Florida Senate resolution designating Mexican cartels as foreign terrorist organizations advances, and more.
US Sending Lethal Aid to Ecuador to Fight Drug Gangs, House Members Target "Gas Station Heroin," More... (1/22/24)
The Justice Department seeks to throw out a challenge to federal marijuana prohibition, MexicO wants to know where military grade weaponry reaching drug cartels is coming from, and more.
House Passes Defense Bill with Psychedelic Research Amendments, FL Bans Tianetpine, More... (9/28/23)
A broad range of advocacy groups is calling on Congress to support a bill to allow temporary scheduling and testing of fentanyl analogs, Maine's largest city moves toward natural psychedelic decriminalization, and more.
Garden State Democrats take flak for voting for a harsh fentanyl analog bill, a clandestine San Francisco safe injection site saved lives, and more.
The North Carolina Compassionate Use Act is stuck in the House, the European Union's drug monitor reports increasing drug production on the continent, and more.
Tennesseans could send their legislators a message on marijuana policy under a pair of bills just filed, Costa Rica's president vetoes a medical marijuana bill and demands changes, and more.
A leading neuropsychopharmacologist speaks his minds about drugs.
In which we review two recent journalist efforts to understand the world of drug prohibition and drug culture.
The DOJ is stalling medical marijuana research, and Congress is set to act on the issue, but perhaps too restrictively. (DPA)
Chronicle AM: MedMJ Researchers Stalled, MS Court Rejects Fatal Overdose Conviction, More... (9/10/18)
It's just about all medical marijuana news today, except for a Mississippi appeals court throwing out a drug-induced homicide-style conviction.