Jan 23, 2014 In Michoacan, Mexico, vigilante groups are fighting back against drug cartels.
Jan 20, 2014 Physicians and law enforcement are tracking a relatively new trend -- U.S. patients smuggling of prescription medicine in bulk from Mexico.
Jan 9, 2014 An increase in heroin use has been reported in many states, in part in response to government efforts to restrict access to prescription opiates.
Jan 8, 2014 The Washington Post’s Lydia DePillis explains the deceptive advertising around weight-loss drugs.
Jan 1, 2014 The first state to allow marijuana sales to anyone over 21 has to track all that pot somehow.
Dec 26, 2013 Corruption in Mexico was one of the focal points of President Enrique Peña Nieto's election campaign. But Transparency International hasn't given Mexico very high marks
Nov 13, 2013 516,000 acres in Afghanistan are dedicated to growing opium poppies.
Oct 25, 2013 Painkillers are some of the most abused drugs on the market. The FDA has been looking for ways to stem that abuse.
Oct 25, 2013 The FDA recommends making hydrocodone a Schedule II narcotic, like its more powerful relative, oxycodone.