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... in their first year in office, to fill six key Justice Department posts with Senate-confirmed picks. Vital federal law enforcement agencies--the Drug Enforcement Administration; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and explosives; and the U.S. Marshals Service--are still being led by "acting" officials.
The cities and counties suing drug makers over the opioid crisis want the federal government to turn over data on prescription drug transactions. Attorneys for the plaintiffs and the Drug Enforcement Administration met on Thursday, but could not iron out an agreement, according to court filings. U.S. District ...

Law360 (February 23, 2018, 5:58 PM EST) -- Attorneys targeting drug manufacturers and distributors in multidistrict litigation over the opioid crisis are clashing with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration regarding access to vast amounts of government data on painkiller sales, according to filings in Ohio federal court on ...
A doctor in unincorporated Gretna surrendered his medical license after federal and state authorities accused him of running a pill mill, illegally and unethically handing out prescriptions for addictive painkillers. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Thursday (Feb. 22) raided Integrity Pain ...
A former narcotics officer pleaded guilty Thursday to federal drug charges, admitting he stole cash and cocaine while serving on a New Orleans-based U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration task force. The officer, Johnny J. Domingue, a former Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office deputy, has emerged as a ...
A former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration narcotics task force member in Louisiana has pleaded guilty to stealing cash and drugs. The Advocate of New Orleans reports Johnny J. Domingue, also a former Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office deputy, entered his plea on federal charges Thursday.

A former San Diego State University student was arrested and booked on drug charges as part of an ongoing investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, NBC 7 has confirmed. DEA agents searched a locker at the SDSU Aztec Recreation Center and seized prescription drugs, cocaine, and a ...
Dozens of cases from the FBI, DEA, U.S. Attorney and state police involve doctors, dentists and pharmacists across Virginia. Carter says the DEA tackles the crisis in many ways. "We regulate the registrants, the doctors, pharmacies, hospitals," Carter said. "Anyone who handles controlled substances in the ...
Doug Coleman, a Drug Enforcement Administration special agent, told the Arizona opioid Summit in Tempe that the state's opioid crisis will get worse before it gets better. (Photo by ... "We all, as citizens of the United States, demanded these products to ease our pain, and that's what led to this." First, he ...
In a 2017 report from marijuana Business Daily titled "Marijuana Business Factbook 2017," it was forecast that U.S. legal cannabis sales would ... Were this not enough, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have quashed any chance of reform in recent years.
The bill entitled RESTORE Act of 2017 was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in October. The bill says it would repeal Public Law 114-145 (the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016) to ensure that the Drug Enforcement Administration has the authority to carry ...
In a 2017 report from marijuana Business Daily titled "Marijuana Business Factbook 2017," it was forecast that U.S. legal cannabis sales would ... Were this not enough, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have quashed any chance of reform in recent years.
Two men were arrested by federal drug agents on Thursday and authorities a firearm and recovered illegal narcotics during the bust. A third individual was also taken into custody by members of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration after it was discovered he had an arrest warrant for failure to appear ...
Doug Coleman, a DEA special agent, predicted the Arizona opioid cris will get worse before it gets better. He spoke at an ... "For right now, unfortunately, it looks like the problem is getting worse before it gets better," said Doug Coleman, a special agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration in Phoenix.
This past fall, after months of speculation, President Trump declared the opioid crisis sweeping the United States a national public health emergency. ... The declaration of a public health emergency allows the US Drug Enforcement Agency (the DEA) to remove the restriction of prescribing controlled ...
George Hodgin's mission seemed simple: manufacture uncontaminated, chemically consistent cannabis for use in scientific research on marijuana's medical effects, all while complying with federal regulations surrounding the production of a drug still classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) ...
A spokesman for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in Atlanta said the agency is looking closely at Dr. Jan McBarron as a result of the newspaper's December story ... The AJC has learned that the DEA had evidence four years ago that McBarron was prescribing drugs to people she never examined.

Former NFL player Marvin Washington, a twelve-year-old medical marijuana patient and three more plaintiffs are suing the DOJ, Sessions and the Drug Enforcement Administration over the federal government's classification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug. Appearing in front of U.S. District Judge Alvin ...
"Importing seeds into Wisconsin to begin the hemp program may require permission from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, which could affect the ... farm groups are at odds with the DEA over the agency's classification of industrial hemp because, in some respects, federal law doesn't distinguish ...
Attorneys for a hemp industry trade association and hemp businesses argue that the DEA conflated the terms "marijuana" and "cannabis," ultimately ... Sarah Carroll, an attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, countered that the language of the rule, follow-up guidance and court briefings expressly state ...
government lawyers will argue Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in New York that the law is well-grounded and the case should be dismissed. ... The lawsuit names the Department of Justice, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Drug Enforcement Administration as defendants.
Dr. Justin Hensley, President of the Nueces County Medical Society, said until this week, he has never gotten a notice like this from the DEA. When KRIS 6 ... "The U.S. government along with other healthcare professionals are really, really trying to get control of the chronic opioid epidemic in our country.".
"Any person can submit a petition to the DEA," Assistant U.S. Attorney Samuel Dolinger said. The plaintiffs' lawyers said the administrative process takes an average of nine years. The suit originally was filed in July as a growing number of states broke with the federal government and declared marijuana to ...
Michael Hiller of Hiller PC, at podium, who represents a group of plaintiffs fighting for marijuana legalization, at a news conference on Wednesday outside the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York following oral arguments before Judge Alvin Hellerstein. Photo: Andrew Denney/NYLJ.
The DEA says that Xanax should only be taken with a prescription from a doctor, and that getting it from anywhere else is putting you at risk for an overdose of fentanyl. The DEA told KTTV that fentanyl has been pouring into the United States from China, where there are looser regulations and numerous ...
Pursuant to section 801(a)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code, this is our report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) entitled "Implementation of the Provision of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 Relating to the Dispensing ...
Addiction sneaks up on pain patients in the worst opioid epidemic in U.S. history, and their shared battles for recovery are fraught with ironies, .... heroin seized in Arizona last year continued a steady upward climb while marijuana confiscated by the Drug Enforcement Administration plummeted to its lowest ...
More than two dozen people connected to the alleged drug smuggling have been detained, officials said. Eighteen were brought to the U.S. while the others were taken to another country. The seized drugs will be tested by federal authorities and then given to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to be ...
The suit filed in July against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be heard in Federal District Court in Manhattan on Wednesday. "Classifying cannabis as a 'Schedule I drug' is so irrational that it violates the U.S. Constitution," the ...
In January of this year, 28 members of the U.S. Congress published a letter of support for the HIA. "The [DEA's] Final Rule is inconsistent with the farm Bill's most fundamental purpose: to allow states that wish to experiment with commercial research and development of industrial hemp, including extracts and derivatives ...
DEA was born in Waynesville on June 29, 1934, to the late A.H. and Jessie Wilson Jordan. DEA was a master gardener, sports enthusiast, and U.S. Army veteran. He retired from Dayco Corp as a division manager after 42 years of faithful service. DEA was a member of Hazelwood Presbyterian Church for ...
Boston police and DEA agents cooperated to seize more than 33 pounds of fentanyl--enough of the potent narcotic to kill every person in the State of Massachusetts. On Friday ... "In fact, we believe they were so high in the distribution structure that the next level up would take us outside the United States.
When Philadelphia announced it would "actively encourage" a comprehensive user engagement site to help combat opioid overdoses, DEA agents were not thrilled. In general, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency views safe-injection sites as facilitation of criminal behavior, and it's entirely possible the ...
Like morphine, kratom is addictive, the FDA says. The FDA's recent action on kratom follows the US Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) 2016 move to list the substance as a Schedule 1 drug under the Controlled Substances Act--in other words, a drug with a high potential for abuse, and, therefore, ...
Grewal, confirmed last month, named Jennifer Davenport, most recently with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, as his first assistant attorney general; Andrew Buck, who has been with the U.S. Department of Justice, as executive assistant attorney general; Kevin Jespersen as chief counsel; ...
What started with an undercover DEA agent buying a few ounces of methamphetamine, to the agent buying several pounds of methamphetamine, climaxed in April 2015 in the parking lot of an International House of Pancakes in Vallejo. The DEA agent was set to buy 6 pounds of methamphetamine from ...
Earlier this year, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced it is "streamlining" a research application process for studying Schedule I drugs, including ... can only acquire their products from NIDA and the University of Mississippi, the lone legal marijuana grower and distributor in the U.S. since 1968.
A fentanyl kingpin with direct links to Mexico's vicious Sinaloa drug cartel was busted by Boston police and DEA agents before dawn this morning, authorities ... The busts were announced by Conley, Boston police Superintendent in Chief William Gross and Drug Enforcement Administration's New England ...
DEA has placed all illicit fentanyl analogues not already regulated by the Controlled Substances Act into Schedule I for 2 years. "DEA is committed to using all of its tools to aggressively fight and address the opioid crisis and growing fentanyl problem plaguing the United States," said DEA Acting ...
NBC 6's Dan Krauth reports on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's raid on a local doctor who allegedly ran an illicit business. ... "You're putting peoples' lives in jeopardy to make money, which is not right," said Anne Judith Lambert, spokesperson for the DEA's Miami Field Division. "When you're ...
Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), sent a letter to Robert W. Patterson, the Acting Administrator of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), urging the agency to promulgate regulations that would allow healthcare providers to prescribe medication-assisted treatments via ...
WASHINGTON -- Members of the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and commerce Committee said at a press conference Tuesday the Drug Enforcement Administration has "all but stonewalled" inquiry efforts regarding how drug distributors shipped millions of prescription pills shipped to states with ...
U.S. health authorities say a herbal supplement promoted as an alternative pain treatment contains the same chemicals found in opioids, the addictive ... The FDA has submitted its review to the Drug Enforcement Administration, which is considering whether to place kratom in the same category of illegal ...
Javier Tovar-Zamorano was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., where he pleaded guilty in October to conspiracy with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. In early 2016 ... agreement. He didn't know that the friend was a confidential source for the Drug Enforcement Administration.
In response to "Sessions: DEA to Target Pharmacies, Prescribers in Crackdown"1 as published in The Hill, it should be obvious to responsible ... secure more convictions--and ultimately help us reduce the number of prescription drugs available for Americans to get addicted to or overdose from these ...
Special agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration raided Christopher Moses' office, Southside Medical Clinic at 8222 S. Harvard Ave., in late January as ... The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency began investigating Moses, who operates Southside Medical, "based on complaints … that Dr. Moses was ...
The House Committee says data provided to it by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration raise questions regarding the distributors' efforts to monitor for ... West Virginia, received 20,827,260 hydrocodone and oxycodone pills from 2006 to 2016, according to DEA data received by the House Committee.
In 2006, Mexico launched a war on drugs with the fervent backing of its ever-helpful neighbour to the north, the United States of America. ... When it comes to keeping the old casus belli alive, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is in the very same boat on the other side of the border; after all, ...
The Drug Enforcement Administration started issuing alerts to law enforcement agencies in 2014 to warn about the dangers of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid ... According to the DEA, U.S. drug overdose deaths exceeding 63,000 in 2017 and the number is driven five-fold by an increase in synthetic opioids.
Dozens of South Jordan police officers, SLC Metro Narcotics Taskforce, West Jordon police, HSI, IRS and US Marshal, assisted DEA agents with the bust, it was quite the scene for residents waking up, "About 15 DEA swat officers fully armed automatic weapons came walking out of the house," said Arnie Lingwall who lives ...


 

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