Pot Politics: Schumer Joins Politicians Rethinking MarijuanaThe top Senate Democrat is using marijuana's informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot.
Trump Signs Order To Send Troops To US BorderThe document orders the Secretary of Defense to support the Department of Homeland Security in securing the southern border to stop the flow of drugs and people.
Mavs' Nerlens Noel Suspended Last 5 Games For Drug ViolationDallas Mavericks center Nerlens Noel has been suspended for the final five games of the season for a violation of the NBA's anti-drug program.
Studies Link Legal Marijuana With Fewer Opioid PrescriptionsCan legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction? Pot can relieve pain, so advocates for liberalizing marijuana laws have proposed it as a lower-risk alternative to opioids.
Marijuana-Friendly States Want Meeting With SessionsCalifornia, Oregon and other marijuana-friendly states are seeking a meeting with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in hopes of resolving the conflict between federal and state laws that has left the nation's cannabis industry in legal limbo.
Selfie Medicine: Phone Apps Push People To Take Their PillsTake two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor's orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine.
Impaired Driver Mistakes Jail Security Booth For Fast Food Drive-ThruA woman's quest for breakfast ended up in a jail cell after police in New York said that she drove up to a jail security booth and mistook it for a fast food drive-thru window.
Trump To Roll Out Plan To Combat Opioid AddictionPresident Trump, who once called New Hampshire a "drug infested den," will travel to the primary state for the first time Monday since the 2016 campaign to unveil his plan to combat the opioid crisis that is killing more than 115 people every day.
Texas Man Arrested After Arizona Police Dog Sniffs Out DrugsAuthorities in Arizona say a police dog sniffed out bags and boxes containing nearly 50 pounds of cocaine and over 27 pounds of marijuana inside a BMW driven by a 20-year-old Texas man.
FDA Chief Wants More Mail Inspectors To Stem Opioid InfluxThe head of the FDA wants to more than double the number of packages that his agency inspects, an effort to stem the flow of opioids that runs through the international mail supply.
Overdoses, Several Arrests Linked To Gummy Bears Laced With DrugsAt least four high school students have been treated recently for possible drug overdoses after eating gummy bears which were allegedly laced with narcotics.
Can Gene Therapy Be Harnessed To Fight The AIDS Virus?Researchers think they can improve on a new AIDS treatment and are trying again to tackle HIV by doctoring DNA. New studies to test these tweaked approaches in people are getting underway.

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