DEA

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

DEA’s Rx Drug Take Back Day Branded Fun for All the Family

The worst thing I've seen suggested at one of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s biannual Prescription Drug Take Back days is…

April 29, 2022

DEA Psychedelics Ban to Undergo Rare Legal Hearings—Which May Be Ignored

Researchers and advocates scored a procedural victory this week in their fight against the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) proposal to…

February 18, 2022

DEA Wants to Add Five Drugs to the Highly Criminalized Schedule I List

It’s dispiriting that in 2022, with decriminalization efforts taking off nationwide, adding more drugs to the Controlled Substances Act is…

February 3, 2022

Bill Would Finally Let Researchers Obtain Marijuana From Dispensaries

A congressional committee plans to vote this week on a bill that would allow researchers to study marijuana products from…

June 7, 2021

DEA Agents Report Agency’s Lack of Basic COVID-19 Safety Measures

From homeless encampment sweeps to mass incarceration, law enforcement activities are heightening the COVID-19 pandemic across the country. Although some…

January 12, 2021

Mexico Lawmakers Reclaim Sovereignty From DEA

On December 15, Mexico lawmakers passed a law reining in the asymmetrical, imperialist influence of the United States' Drug Enforcement…

December 17, 2020