New Hydrocodone Restrictions to Impact Prescription Painkiller Users

A crackdown on narcotic painkillers is on the way, and it can’t come too soon for those impacted by the prescription drug epidemic in the US. The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced on August 21, 2014 that it is moving hydrocodone combination products (also known as HCPs) from Schedule III to the more restrictive […]

Crystal Meth Production, Use Undeterred by Pseudoephedrine Database, Says Expert

The great toll that drug use and abuse takes on the public and communities at large is formidable, devastating enough to cause lawmakers, medical professionals, private business interests and private citizens to come together to determine how to get the problem in check. Unfortunately, one expert says that one of the biggest intervention methods focused […]

Federal Drug Sentencing Changes in the Works

Attorney General Eric Holder is making some big changes in the Justice Department. According to the Associated Press, Holder intends to alter how nonviolent drug offenders are currently prosecuted in the courts – specifically, he says that any persons who are not connected to a gang or drug organization and are charged with low-level drug […]