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.
Oct 14, 2013 International experts view Mexico's oil industry as inefficient and in need of help.
Oct 14, 2013 Mexico's president has proposed shaking-up the state-run oil industry and allowing direct foreign investment. The idea is unpopular in much of Mexico, but it's a different story in the oil town of Ciudad del Carmen.