THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 2:30 P.M.
Vancouver officials have voted to expand the number of marijuana shops allowed in the city.
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 10:24 A.M.
Nearly 15,000 drug cases might have been undermined after a forensic lab technician was accused of shoddy work, according to a New Jersey judge.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016, 4:38 P.M.
When police showed up at his north Spokane home Friday night, a man allegedly barricaded himself in a bathroom with his 3-year-old son and multiple containers and syringes of heroin.
TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016, 4:27 P.M.
Accidental overdoses aren’t the only deadly risk from using powerful prescription painkillers – the drugs may also contribute to heart-related deaths and other fatalities, new research suggests.
MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016, 8:07 P.M.
FedEx delivered packages containing illegal prescription drugs for internet pharmacies even after it noticed that authorities were cracking down on the businesses, prosecutors said Monday as a trial began over …
SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016, 9:14 P.M.
One doctor delivered test results to Prince’s home. Another sent his son, who wasn’t a physician, on a cross-country flight to bring medication to the music star. It’s not clear …
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 10:54 A.M.
Two Tennessee women are alleged to have been involved in a conspiracy to smuggle illegal drugs into the Montana State Prison between April and August 2015.
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 2:34 P.M.
Prince joins a list of other stars, including Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe, whose lives ended with an overdose.
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 11:50 A.M.
CHICAGO – Tests show that Prince died of an opioid overdose, a law enforcement official told the Associated Press on Thursday. The 57-year-old singer was found dead April 21 at …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 6:49 A.M.
A star of the reality TV show “Pawn Stars” has sealed a plea deal sparing him jail time in the discovery of guns, marijuana and other drugs at his Las …
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016, 10:44 A.M.
Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades …
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016, 5:15 P.M.
Jason C. Youker, 47, was arrested in September 2014 on charges tied to the sale of drugs on his property. Investigators said he was planning on constructing a compound in …
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016, 1:57 P.M.
Federal health officials have approved an innovative new option for Americans addicted to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016, 5 A.M.
Antidepressants didn’t get to be the third-most commonly prescribed medication in the United States for nothing. In fact, says a new study, the medications taken by more than 10 percent …
SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016, 9:24 A.M.
The grand opening of Pullman’s newest pot shop wasn’t so grand last week when the two-day-old retailer was caught in a sting operation allegedly selling marijuana to a minor.
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 7:34 P.M.
A northern Idaho woman will spend up to a year in prison for exposing her child to methamphetamine while breastfeeding.
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 3:17 P.M.
Mexico’s Foreign Relations Department ruled Friday that the extradition of convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States can go forward.
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 7:20 A.M.
A Montana State Prison guard has been accused smuggling methamphetamine and marijuana into the prison in exchange for cash.
THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016, 1:11 P.M.
Southwest Idaho authorities have issued a warning after reporting that a man consumed marijuana laced with a chemical and suffered irreversible damage.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016, 7:31 A.M.
The family of three boys filed a lawsuit against two recreational marijuana businesses after a shooting that left their mother dead and their father charged with murder.
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016, 9:57 A.M.
State and federal authorities say they have seized cocaine worth an estimated street value of $2.2 million and arrested a Washington state man in a drug investigation in northwest Ohio.
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 12:28 A.M.
Recreational marijuana users will be able to purchase more than just flowers next month.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 2:16 P.M.
Backers of a marijuana legalization initiative said Wednesday they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the November ballot in California.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 11:55 A.M.
Seattle police say bicycle officers have saved three people from potentially fatal heroin overdoses since they started carrying an overdose reversal drug in mid-March.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 11:35 A.M.
A Minneapolis attorney said Wednesday that Prince had arranged to meet with a California doctor who specializes in addiction treatment the day before he died.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 10:54 A.M.
An expanded limit on marijuana advertising awaits the governor’s signature in Colorado. A bill saying that medical marijuana can’t be advertised to people under 21 passed the Senate 24-11 on …
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016, 8:51 A.M.
The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs has broken ground on a new marijuana-growing facility that is set to be Oregon’s first tribal-owned marijuana grow operation.
FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016, 1:58 P.M.
The Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses, according to federal documents released Friday.
FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016, 12:13 P.M.
Prince’s final days and unexpected death at age 57 raise questions among experts familiar with prescription painkiller overdoses. It’s possible the innovative musician’s demise represents one of the most public …
FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016, 8:18 A.M.
Portland police say they have seized an estimated $1.5 million worth of cocaine after stopping a vehicle with suspected drug traffickers in Washington County.