"We're focusing really heavily on restricting access to prescription opioids, but that's because it's what we're comfortable doing," Travis Rieder said. "There's not actually any evidence that these cuts save lives."
After hundreds of chronic pain patients begged the Drug Enforcement Administration to reconsider its proposed cuts to opioid production, the agency told Newsweek it's not responsible for their inability to get prescriptions.
Largely operating in Tidewater, Virginia, the trafficking ring involved 10 adult women and two underage girls.
Two Montana men arrested for possession of 900 pounds of marijuana had their charges dismissed when a judge ruled the seizure was illegal.
Naama Issachar, a 25-year-old Israeli-American woman, was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison on a narcotics smuggling charge after less than a third of an ounce of cannabis was found in her luggage.
The DEA proposed reducing the manufacturing of prescription opioids for the fourth year in a row, but chronic pain patients are begging the agency to reconsider.
Psychoactive drugs like Spice have become a serious problem in prisons, where authorities have struggled to stem their flow and use.
A parody of Trump's viral Nickelback tweet has in turn gone viral, this time edited with footage of and mugshots of the arrested colleagues of Rudolph Giuliani.
Even in states where marijuana can be legally obtained, black market marijuana is still in demand.
The day before a New York teenager died, an appellate court blocked a state ban on fruity flavored nicotine products that attract teenage and young adult buyers.
China's government scrubbed all mentions of "South Park" on its internet. Here's why.
Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing Botham Jean in his home, after mistaking his apartment for her own.
The lung damage of some who have become ill after vaping nicotine and marijuana resemble chemical burns according to the Mayo Clinic.
Democratic state legislator David Delloso proposed a bill that would allow people over the age of 21 to buy marijuana for recreational use in state-operated liquor stores.
Percy Harvin said he was prescribed multiple different medications to help deal with anxiety and migraines throughout his NFL career, but marijuana was the only thing that seemed to help.
After being pulled over by a Hamilton County Sheriff's deputy, a woman claims that he stripped down to his underwear and forcibly baptized her in Soddy Lake. Now, she's suing the department for $11 million.
Tybresha Sexton is charged with aggravated child abuse after allegedly streaming video of the incident on Facebook Live.
A self-described "vigilante hero of justice" was arrested after allegedly attacking a Catholic Church with a crowbar while levelling baseless "human trafficking" claims at the church.
Staff at the Yongshan County Public Security Bureau discovered the 63-year-old man after receiving a tip-off.
Alcorn State Student Government Association President James Stirgus III was arrested on gun and drug charges on Thursday.
Joshua Mjoness of North Dakota was arrested after sending messages to his wife threatening a shooting at a Boise, Idaho office.
Police say they stopped the man during a routine patrol when they saw him performing an "irregular maneuver."
"Hundreds" of new cases have been reported in the past week alone, a top CDC official told lawmakers Tuesday.
Survivor Chanel Miller spoke out about her ordeal ahead of the upcoming release of her memoir "Know My Name."
Stuart Cook has been ordered to perform 75 hours of community service after passing wind three times at officers conducting a body-cavity search.
Ken Ravenell, a prominent Baltimore defense attorney, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges relating to drug trafficking and money laundering.