February 27, 2020  Last Update: November 12, 2019, 4:01 pm

Zohydro Ban Proposed by Senator Joe Manchin: His Daughter is CEO of Competitor?

Riddle me this: is the Senator proposing a ban on Zohydro also the father of the CEO of Mylan Pharmaceuticals, the company most at risk if the newly-approved non-generic pain pill goes blockbuster? Yup.

In New Jersey, Prescription Drugs Crowned “King” of Addiction, Deaths

New Jersey has a prescription drug addiction epidemic, and it’s supporting a thriving heroin trade. Over half of drug-related deaths in New Jersey were associated with prescription drugs.

Largest Synthetic Drug Bust Ever : Spice-Be-Gone

Today the DEA announced it’s biggest synthetic drug bust ever, involving 4 countries and 35 states, and the seizure of a thousand plus pounds of banned chemicals prepared to be sold as Spice, K2, Vampire Blood, bath salts, and other designer drugs.

Spice Sales Protest in Largo, Florida

Billions have been spent over the last few years in the war on drugs, millions in Florida alone. How can anyone in Florida still feel safe enough to continue to sell banned substances from behind a store counter, to minors, even while protests are underway outside?

3 “Fake Pot” Drugs Made Illegal by DEA

Check the ingredients of your synthetic pot and bath salts. Today the DEA made synthetic cannabinoids UR-144, XLR11, and AKB48 Schedule I drugs, illegal for any purpose.

Europe: 57 New Designer Drugs in 2012..So Far

The EMCDAA Annual Report is out. Over 57 new “legal” synthetics so far in 2012, with China the primary source and organized crime apparently involved.

DEA Targets Head Shops and Suppliers in National Crackdown

Report from today’s DEA press conference: Across 109 cities, DEA agents confiscated more bath salts and synthetic pot than you could shake a stick at.

Operation Log Jam Deemed a Success: 19 Million Packets of Synthetic Drugs and $36 Million in Cash Seized

The DEA made a big announcement recently: Operation Log Jam was a huge success.

Breaking News: Bath Salts Shortage Predicted for US

The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has notified news outlets of the “first nationwide law-enforcement action against the synthetic designer drug industry”. That means bath salts, Spice, K2, and other synthetics. Press conference scheduled for Thursday July 26.