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Hoffman's death highlights heroin abuse, trafficking in US

Feb 04, 2014

Hoffman's death highlights heroin abuse, trafficking in US

The increasing levels of US heroin use, which has reached epidemic proportions during the past five years, stems from a corresponding spike in abuse of prescription opiate-based painkillers, such as oxycodone, Drug Enforcement Administration officials said. #NewsTracker #Heroin #Drug Enforcement Administration #Philip Seymour Hoffman #oxycodone
Liberian Pres' convoy smuggled pot, investigators question officials

Nov 11, 2013

Liberian Pres' convoy smuggled pot, investigators question officials

Investigators for Liberia's Drug Enforcement Agency say they are questioning the head of the presidential motorcade and three others for allegedly using the convoy to smuggle more than 297 kilograms (654 pounds) of marijuana into Liberia from neighboring Sierra Leone. #NewsTracker #Liberia #Drug Enforcement Administration
Liberian Pres' convoy smuggled pot, investigators question officials

Sep 26, 2014

Got drugs? Well, your local police department wants 'em on Sept. 27, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The nationwide drug take-back initiative is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at locations across Massachusetts and the rest of the country. SPRINGFIELD — U.S. police departments from Massachusetts to Hawaii will take part in ... #Massachusetts #Hawaii #John Delaney #Drug Enforcement Administration #Springfield, MA
Liberian Pres' convoy smuggled pot, investigators question officials

Sep 25, 2014

Drug Take-back Events Planned in Two Rivers Health District

The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day for Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m... #Massachusetts #Hawaii #John Delaney #Drug Enforcement Administration #Springfield, MA
Liberian Pres' convoy smuggled pot, investigators question officials

Sep 25, 2014

Toronto-based Apotex to quarantine suspect drugs from India

Health Canada, criticized recently as a “feeble” watchdog, has convinced a giant Toronto-based drug company to quarantine suspect drug products from India. The federal regulator has announced that Canadian generic drug maker Apotex will stop distribu... #Canada #Toronto #India #Bangalore #Rona Ambrose #Food and Drug Administration