A controlled border could stop most of the drugs coming north and most of the guns flowing south.
Cartels have "presses" that give the pills the name and likeness of their prescription counterparts after they are laced with fentanyl in "dirty barrels," according to WFXT Boston.
As of 2017, more than 80 percent of U.S. marijuana business owners and founders were white. Local governments are doing their part to try and change that.
The Mexico United Against Crime campaign group has praised the decision which allows two people to take the drug under certain conditions.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte called on Congress to reinstate the death penalty for "heinous" drug crimes and corruption in his country.
Political opponents of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte are fighting charges that they conspired to produce YouTube videos that say his family received illicit drugs money.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is under investigation by the U.N. human rights watchdog over his brutal war on drugs.
A young girl died in the crossfire of a shootout during a drugs raid amid Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal crackdown on drugs.
Using a canine team, the officers located five packages of cocaine attached to the women's bodies.
The report from the International Drug Policy Consortium overviewed the failure of the 10-year global strategy from the United Nations, which intended to eradicate the illicit drug market by 2019.
Human rights groups say at least 12,000 people have been killed since Duterte took office in 2016.
The populist politician said 20 unarmed men and women "are going to take care of me."
"Your concern is human rights, mine is human lives," the president told a joint session of Congress.
As President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador considers the legalization of drugs in Mexico, he has given incoming Interior Minister Olga Sanchez Cordero a free hand.
The report also said that targeted strikes sometimes cause civilian deaths, which could alienate the local population and bolster militant sentiments.
"Make no mistake, misuse of fentanyl will kill you!" warned a DEA special agent.
At least 82 candidates and officeholders have already been killed since September.
Our government is now dictating what constitutes acceptable prescribing of controlled substances, and patients who need potent pain medications are suffering.
In a speech to elite armed police units, Duterte said, "When it comes to human rights, or whoever rapporteur it is, my order to you: Do not answer. Do not bother."
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he has "no more ambition" and will step down two years early, in 2020.
In October, Duterte said he was shifting his focus to "big fish."
"If I overstay and wanted to become a dictator, shoot me, I am not joking," Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said at an army base.