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U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy

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  • President Obama is the key to decriminalizing marijuana, Tommy Chong says

     
    President Obama could end a major part of the war on drugs with an executive order according to Tommy Chong...
  • Ron Paul and Barney Frank are wrong about weed, says former drug czar

     
    Ron Paul wants to decriminalize marijuana, Bill Bennett says that's a bad idea...
  • Webliography: Marijuana decriminalization

     
    An array of sources on the subject of marijuana decriminalization. As always, feel free to add to this list in the comment thread. Marijuana Decriminalization & Its Impact on Use (an assortment of links to studies from the National Organization......
  • White House: Peru displaces Colombia as top cocaine producer

     
    Peru has regained its former distinction as the world’s top cocaine producer, according to an annual White House report issued Monday that said Colombia’s output fell sharply last year, putting the former leader in third place behind Bolivia.....
  • Study: Teen marijuana use on the rise

    Study: Teen marijuana use on the rise
    Smoking marijuana is becoming even more popular among U.S. teens, and they have cut down on smoking cigarettes, binge drinking and using methamphetamines, according to a federal survey released earlier this month. More teens also are getting high on...
  • Chicago Leads in Percentage of Arrested Men Intoxicated With Drugs

    (WGN-AM)- A recent study reveals that almost 90 percent of men arrested in Chicago have drugs in their system. The Office of National Drug Control Policy released the findings on Thursday, which looked at the drug use of men arrested in 10 metropolitan...
  • This Week's All-Star Officers: Clark County K-9 Teams

    This Week's All-Star Officers:  Clark County K-9 Teams
    This week's All-Star Officers are very special team of crime-fighters: Clark County's award-winning K-9 Units, including Deputy Brian Ellithorpe and his four legged partner "Saver", and Deputy Rick Osborne, with his K-9, "Kane" Commander Chuck Atkins...
  • Coalition awarded federal grants

    LA CRESCENTA — The Crescenta Valley Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coalition on Tuesday was awarded a major federal grant that will total $625,000 over the next five years as they work to thwart substance abuse among local teens. The Office of...
  • Week in Review

    EDUCATION Eighth-grader Vanuhi Khdryan heard the warning tone Monday outside Toll Middle School, but stuck around a few minutes waiting for her friends on their first day back from summer break. Glenwood Road — which, according to the state...
  • Police collecting unwanted drugs

    Those old prescription bottles of painkillers or sleeping pills might come in handy on a rainy day, but they are also an attractive nuisance for young people or adults with drug abuse issues, according to Laguna Beach Police Det. Larry Bammer. Many...
  • Don't Just Flush Leftover Meds

    Don't Just Flush Leftover Meds
    Unused medications create a dilemma—what to do with the things? They obviously shouldn't be left lying around accessible to bored teenagers or curious kids. Nor should they be flushed; medication traces are already showing up in the water supply....