Congress demands answers from DEA on spread of opioids

Published: Oct 25, 2017, 12:00 pm • Updated: Oct 25, 2017, 12:00 pm By Lenny Bernstein and Scott Higham, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – Frustrated lawmakers threatened Wednesday to subpoena information from the Drug Enforcement Administration, accusing the agency of delaying responses to their questions about wholesale drug distributors that…

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Senator demands docs from big pharma as she probes their role in opioid epidemic

Published: Mar 28, 2017, 11:49 am • Updated: Mar 28, 2017, 11:50 am By Lenny Bernstein and Scott Higham, The Washington Post Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri demanded information Tuesday from five top opioid manufacturers, saying she would investigate their alleged role in the drug epidemic responsible for more than…

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ACLU demands Denver police stop targeting and ejecting suspected marijuana users from parks

Published: Jan 25, 2017, 5:08 pm • Updated: Jan 25, 2017, 5:08 pm By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post The ACLU of Colorado demanded the Denver Parks Department stop enforcing a directive authorizing police to eject people suspected of illegal drug activity from city parks, saying it targets homeless people…

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Coalition Demands Due Process For Father And Husband Deported For Minor Marijuana Convictions

A coalition of immigrant rights and criminal justice reform advocacy organizations are calling on Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Office of Chief Counsel to allow green card holder Garfield Kenault Lawrence (A# 045 612 966) who was deported away from his U.S. Citizen wife and child to Jamaica, to reopen his…

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