Drug Enforcement Administration
Federal Prosecutors Are Criminally Charging an Opioid Distributor for the First Time
The charges mean that two former Rochester Drug Company leaders could face prison time.
Field Notes: A DEA Agent Inspects a Drug-Smuggling Tunnel Under the U.S.-Mexico Border
San Luis, Arizona: A United States Drug Enforcement Administration official aims a flashlight down a 55-foot-deep drug-smuggling tunnel that spans a distance of nearly 240 yards under the U.S.-Mexico border. Drugs ran north, and weapons and cash ran south.
The Trump Administration's Latest Push Against the Opioid Crisis: Limiting Drugs Manufacturers
The proposal follows several other efforts to combat the ongoing epidemic on both the state and federal levels—some more effective than others.
The DEA Tightened the Rules for Legal Opioid Sales. Did That Drive the Market to the Dark Web?
After the 2014 rule change, sales of prescription painkillers went up among U.S. sellers on dark Web marketplaces.
Some Officials Worry a Cocaine Epidemic Is About to Hit the U.S.
Farmers in Colombia have been ramping up their coca planting and now seem ready to produce cocaine in unprecedented amounts, according to the DEA.
Will the DEA's Plan to Get Rural Americans Better Access to Addiction Treatment Work?
The DEA's rule change allows other health-care professionals aside from just doctors to prescribe buprenorphine, an effective—but potentially addictive—treatment.
Who Holds the DEA Accountable When Things Go Wrong?
The DEA has been criticized for its role in several high-profile foreign drug operations gone awry.
Featherweight Champions: The Annual World Chicken Festival in Kentucky
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