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U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy

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  • 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.....
  • More Californians driving high than drunk on weekends, study says

     
    State officials are warning against "drugged driving" after a statewide survey found that drugs that can affect driving in one of every seven weekend nighttime motorists -- nearly twice as many drivers as has alcohol in their system....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Medical marijuana inspires strong opinions, but what does science say?

    Medical marijuana inspires strong opinions, but what does science say?
    Depending on whom you ask, marijuana is a dangerous drug that should be kept illegal alongside heroin and PCP, or it's a miracle herb with a trove of medical benefits that the government is seeking to deny the public -- or something in between: a plant...
  • White House: Cocaine market in U.S. under 'stress'

     
    The cocaine market in the United States is under "significant stress," reports the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy. Cocaine production has dropped in Colombia due to recent eradication efforts, putting stress on the U.S. market in...