Soaring rates of prescription drug abuse are driving the agency’s move
New synthetic drugs are popping up at such a rate that the government can’t ban them fast enough. Maybe we should talk about regulating recreational substances instead
No one would suggest leaving potentially dangerous, untested drugs on the market. But an outright ban hinders valuable research on compounds that could hold clues to treatments for diseases like Alzheimer’s.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) ruled on Friday that marijuana has “no accepted medical use” and should therefore remain illegal under federal law — regardless of conflicting state legislation allowing medical …
As I wrote here last week, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) had previously warned that it would place an emergency ban on five “legal high” substances commonly used in so-called fake marijuana.
As states race to outlaw synthetic drugs sold as “bath salts” or “fake marijuana,” there would seem to be little downside to banning these untested and possibly dangerous chemicals. But prohibiting “legal” intoxicants — many …
There’s a party going on and the entire country is invited. The problem is, it’s an opioid party—and too many Americans have been accepting the invitation.