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DEA Agrees to Make Marijuana Schedule III, in Historic Move

Nearly two months after President Joe Biden stated that “no one should be jailed for simply using” cannabis in his…

April 30, 2024

DEA Exempts Ayahuasca Import, Religious Use for Arizona Church

An Arizona-based nonprofit has reached the first federal settlement that will exempt ayahuasca from the United States Controlled Substances Act…

April 29, 2024

Utah Has a New Overdose Task Force, Counteracting the One It Has Already

After an unsuccessful attempt to pass drug-induced homicide legislation in 2023, Utah is finding other ways to criminalize people for…

April 24, 2024

Researchers Ask Court to Block DEA Bid to Ban Two Psychedelics

Researchers are asking a federal court to block the Drug Enforcement Administration from proceeding in its attempt to ban two…

April 17, 2024

CBP Launches Operation Plaza Spike, “Next Phase” in War on Fentanyl

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun the latest iteration of its synthetic drug supply chain crackdown, this time by…

April 11, 2024

The DEA Made a “Fentanyl Facts” Quiz. Let’s See How They Did.

One of the weirder things to come out of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) "One Pill Can Kill" fentanyl awareness…

January 29, 2024

China to Target Fentanyl Precursors, Deepening the Synthetic Drug War

China has reportedly agreed to crack down on companies that manufacture and export fentanyl precursors, a key deliverable for President…

November 14, 2023

DEA Targets Precursors, Pill Presses in Fentanyl Supply Chain Crackdown

In the aftermath of the temporary class-wide fentanyl ban the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) ordered in 2018, a lot of…

November 7, 2023

Bereaved Parents Weaponized by DEA to Back More Drug War

There is no grief like that of a parent who has lost a child. The overdose crisis has seen countless…

June 6, 2023

DEA to Hold Rare Public Hearing on Plan to Ban Five Psychedelics

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is taking the rare step of holding a hearing on its hotly contested proposal to…

July 6, 2022