DEA: Marijuana To Remain Classified As Dangerous Drug In U.S.The DEA said in a lengthy notice in the Federal Registry that it consulted with the Health and Human Services Department and concluded that marijuana will remain in the class of drugs that have "no accepted medical use.
Judge Dismisses Painkiller Lawsuit Against NFLA lawsuit brought by retired NFL players against the league for routinely mishandling painkillers has been tossed.
49ers Spot-Checked By DEA Agents At MetLife StadiumFederal agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.
DEA Conducts Final Drug Take-Back Day NationwideThe agency said the program is ending despite its success because revised rules for enforcing the Controlled Substances Act will allow for more convenient disposal options every day -- not just once every six months.
Report: MLB Reaches Out To DEA To Get Names Of PED-Linked PlayersAccording to ESPN, authorities are considering giving Major League Baseball the information that it wants. If and when the league gets the names, suspensions will likely be handed down quickly.
Report: DEA Investigating Abuse Of Prescription Medication In NFL Locker Rooms"One former trainer has described the 1980s and 1990s as (the) Wild West in terms of the NFL monitoring the medications provided to its players," the lawsuit said, according to the newspaper.
Authorities: Strippers Drugged Wealthy Men, Scammed Them Out Of More Than $200,000A crew of New York City strippers scammed wealthy men by drugging them and running up extravagant bills at topless clubs while they were in a daze, authorities said.
Feds Intercept $11 Million Heroin Shipment, 'Cut Pipeline' Of Drug Distribution RingEdualin Tapia and Guillermo Esteban Margarin were arrested in Hartford, Conn. Friday. They face charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy.
Authorities Seize 13 Kilos Of Heroin In Bronx BustAccording to narcotics investigators, 13 kilos of heroin worth more than $8 million was seized Thursday night from an apartment on Wallace Avenue.
25 Years For Second Defendant In Plot To Give Taliban WeaponsA U.S. citizen was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison Wednesday, after being convicted of conspiring to help the Taliban and acquire anti-aircraft missiles.
DEA: 15,000 Pounds Of Prescription Drugs Turned In At N.J. Take Back EventAbout 30,000 pounds of prescription drugs are turned in and destroyed annually in New Jersey, officials said.
DEA: Bring In Old Prescription Drugs For 'Take Back Day'The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration was accepting old prescription drugs for disposal Saturday, the seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.