White House: True Cost Of Opioid Epidemic Tops $500 BillionThe White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or slightly over half a trillion dollars.
Karl-Anthony Towns Says It's Time For NBA To Allow Medical MarijuanaTimberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns believes that the NBA should permit medical marijuana. He raised the issue when asked what he would change about the league if he were in charge.
Florida State Becomes 3rd University To Suspend Greek OrganizationsFlorida State becomes at least the third university this year to suspend Greek life because of alcohol-related tragedies.
Browns' Gordon Admits Drinking, Drug Use Before 'Every Game'One day before the Browns wide receiver gets another shot at rebooting his star-crossed career, Gordon revealed in a candid magazine interview that he used drugs or alcohol before every game of his career — pro or college.
Trump Calls For Liberation From 'Scourge' Of Drug AddictionPresident Donald Trump is calling for Americans to liberate their communities from the scourge of drug addiction as he declares opioid abuse a national public health emergency.
DEA 14th National Prescription Drug Take Back DayThe 14th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 28, 2017. See where you can safely drop off your old prescription medication for disposal.
President Trump To Declare Opioid Public Health EmergencyPresident Donald Trump will direct his Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency under the Public Health Service Act.
8th-Grader Arrested After Baking, Bringing Pot Cookies To ClassA North Texas middle school student was arrested and charged with a felony for bringing THC laced cookies to class. 
Woman Orders Yoga Mat, Gets $400K In Illegal Drugs InsteadAuthorities say each oxycodone-type pill had a street value of about $20, making the total drug bust worth as much as $400,000.
Texas Pilot Sentenced To 3 Years For Drug Smuggling FlightA Texas pilot whose suspicious flight pattern from Oregon to Arizona drew law enforcement attention must serve three years in federal prison for the drug-smuggling trip.
Massive North Texas Drug Ring Busted, 28 ChargedMore than two dozen suspects have been arrested in the investigation of a North Texas drug ring.
Express Scripts To Limit Opioids; Doctors ConcernedThe nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users.

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