12/19/2012 - An employee who was fired for using medical marijuana may not sue his employer, according to a federal appeals court. The court ruled that the state law in Michigan, which allows the use of medical marijuana, does not protect the employee from disciplinary action.
08/28/2012 - A bill (H.R. 4223) that would enhance penalties for drug counterfeiting has been approved by the House Judiciary Committee. The bill must now be taken up by the full House of Representatives.
06/27/2012 - A bill (S. 1002) that would enhance penalties for drug counterfeiting has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill must now be taken up by the full Senate. The bill would make it illegal to knowingly steal or embezzle a medical product or obtain it through fraud or deception. It would also be illegal to transport, handle, traffic, or store a stolen medical product. The bill defines a medical product as a drug, biological product, device, medical food, or infant formula that is being transported or stored prior to being available for purchase.
05/18/2012 - In some areas, as high as 81 percent of adult males arrested test positive for drugs at the time of arrest, according to a drug abuse monitoring report released by the White House on Thursday.
04/26/2012 - TSA screeners busted for drug smuggling operation. Kaspersky Lab founder slams Apple on security. British official says he feels the main threat to the 2012 Olympics will come from rioting, not al Qaeda. And more.
03/23/2012 - A man sued the government for violation of his Fourth Amendment rights after a pat-down at an airport checkpoint revealed 700 Oxycodone pills hidden on his body. The court ruled that the pat-down was reasonable because the man consented to the search and could have withdrawn from the search at any time.