Big Pharma gets a Big Fine. Will it be enough to prevent future criminal behavior?
We Have Happy Pills, Anxiety Drugs, and Therapists Galore: So Why Are We More Stressed and Depressed Than Ever?
More of us than ever are discontented and not experiencing optimum emotional well-being. Why is the vast enterprise of professional mental health unable to help us feel better?
The DEA classifies marijuana as having no medical uses, but a government-sponsored study concludes that the miracle drug is much needed for many patients.
While the drug war is not a laughing matter, comedians are often able to capture the absurdity and insanity better than policy papers and traditional journalism.
A massive, Xanax-fueled public health crisis driven by chronic employment worry is headed our way.
Anybody who thinks that weed makes parents ignore their children has clearly never been high around one.
It's a Safe Health-Food Wonder, Agricultural Dream and Economic Jackpot: It's Time to End our Government's Insane Hemp Prohibition
If it's legal to use in soaps â€“ and even to eat â€“ then why is it illegal to grow here?
Americans aren't as divided over politics as the pundits say. But they disagree on everything else.
When patents ran out on the big-selling tricyclic antidepressants in the mid-90s, bipolar became the recipient of Big Pharma marketing budgets.
The burden of the global drug problem will shift from developed to developing countries, where urban populations and women may be the most vulnerable.
The Global Commission on Drugs has released a report explaining how drug war enforcement raises barriers to HIV treatment -- and what we can do to stop it.
Our government spends more than $7 billion annually to enforce marijuana prohibition in shockingly cruel ways, but the efforts have not deterred marijuana use.
How Can We Stop the Mexican Drug Insanity When Banks and Much of the Establishment Profit Big Time from Illegal Drugs?
Corruption in the drug war extends far beyond the hands of drug cartels - our own banks, businesses, and government profit from illegalization of drugs.
By selling marijuana to registered users, the Uruguayan government hopes to take profits away from drug dealers and weaken crime in the country.
DEA chief Michele Leonhart's feigned ignorance about her own area of expertise is a sign that something has gone askew in our nation's drug policy.
After the explosion in use comes the demonization. Then the press, despite a total lack of causal evidence, parrots the outlandish accusations.
The only people who oppose the cultivation of industrial hemp are anti-cannabis bureaucracies, politicians, drug-testing companies and U.S. law enforcement.
We hear from Ramarley's family, a former NYPD detective, and the family attorney about why the NYPD officer should be charged for murder.
Groups concerned with the border, immigrant rights, human rights, racial justice, and labor are all coming on board to end the war on drugs.
Cedars-Sinai hospital told medical marijuana users they must test negative for six months to re-qualify for the wait list, and also take drug abuse counseling for the same period.