The Drug Enforcement Administration maintained a database of people who purchased money-counting machines as part of a “legally questionable” effort to identify suspected drug dealers for further surveillance and enforcement efforts, the New York Times reported on Saturday. Continue reading The DEA Ran a Massive Database of People Who Bought Money-Counting Machines for Years
Voters in nine states will have the chance this year to decide whether they want to legalize the recreational or medical use of marijuana.
Although marijuana, for both its medical and recreational purposes, has been under intense scrutiny in past years, a recent announcement by the Drug Enforcement Administration–otherwise known as the DEA–continues to classify the drug as a Schedule I substance.
Back in June, Gizmodo reported on kratom’s growing popularity in the US among sufferers of chronic pain and opiate addicts trying to get clean. Now the plant’s time as a self-medication agent may be coming to an end.
The U.S. government will announce on Thursday that it will allow more research into marijuana but rejected requests to loosen the classification of the substance as a dangerous drug with no medical use, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.