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The Daily Buzz: Colorado Gets Rich, DMX ODs, Cop Sells Weed

Wednesday February 10th, 2016 Colorado Marijuana Sales Total Close to $1 Billion in 2015 [KRDO] The state collected $135...

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The Daily Buzz: Prison Riot, Obama’s Plan, Taking Acid at Taylor Swift Gigs

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 Mexico Prison Riot Leaves “Dozens Dead” in Monterrey [BBC] Horrendously overcr...

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The Daily Buzz: Naloxone Price Hikes, Super Bowl Pot Sales, Seniors Tricked Into Trafficking

Friday, February 12th, 2015 Democrats Push $600 Million Emergency Heroin Bill [Huffington Post] Shortly after the Senate...

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The Daily Buzz: Pope Francis on Drug Violence, MT Marijuana Wars, Meth Bra “Bust”

Pope Francis Urges Mexico to Vanquish Drugs Scourge [BBC] His Holiness, visiting a Mexican town plagued by drug-related ...

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The Daily Buzz: Afghan Officials Sell Opium, Cartels Copy Wal-Mart, an Influential “Tea Lady”

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 Tasked With Combating Opium, Afghan Officials Profit From It [the New York Times] The Afgha...

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The Daily Buzz: Prosecuting Doctors, Adderall Hospitalizations, Trump’s Coke-Dealing Friend

Prosecuting Doctors in Prescription Drug Overdose Deaths [The New York Times] In this installment of the NYT‘s ...

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The Daily Buzz: Scalia’s Drug War Record, Buddhist Recovery, Private Probation Companies Cashing In

Thursday, February 18th, 2016 Scalia’s Mixed Drug War Record [Forbes] The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scali...

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The Daily Buzz: China Cracks Down, Benzo ODs, Coffee to the Rescue?

February 19th, 2016 Getting High: China’s Drug Offenders on the Rise as More Than a Million Are Arrested in 2015 [South ...

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The Daily Buzz: Officials Ramp Up Rx Regs, El Chapo’s Wife Speaks, WA Sued Over Hep C Drug

Monday, February 22nd, 2016 US Governors Act to Tackle Heroin Epidemic [Time] The National Governors’ Association propos...

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The Daily Buzz: Kofi Annan Says Legalize, More Binge Drinking Risks, How to Sell Girl Scout Cookies

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 Lift the Ban! Kofi Annan on Why It’s Time To Legalize Drugs [Spiegel] The former UN S...

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The Daily Buzz: Vermont Eyes Legalization, Opioid Agonies, Sex Pistols’ Secrets

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 Vermont Senate Approves Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana [WPTZ] There’s still a lit...

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The Daily Buzz: Literally Everyone Is on Heroin, the UN’s Big Meeting, Elementary Teacher Meth Bust

Friday, February 26, 2016 Treating Addiction as a Chronic Disease [NPR] Substance use disorder researcher and former dep...

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The Daily Buzz: Virtual Heroin Cravings, “Screenagers,” Tobacco Chic

Monday, February 29th, 2016 Virtual Reality “Heroin Cave” Aimed at Helping Addicts Kick Habit [Fox News] Donning headset...

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The Daily Buzz: Boston’s “Methadone Mile,” LEAP Launch, Elvis’s “Dr. Feelgood”

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 Boston’s Heroin Users Will Soon Get a Safer Place to Be High [NPR] An enlightened idea aims to ...

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The Daily Buzz: Athletes Advocate Exercising High, Rehab Industry Booms, “Drug Fairy” ODs

These Famous Athletes Are Advocating for Marijuana as a Workout Tool [The Washington Post] Among other “life-enhan...

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The Daily Buzz: Less Money Mo Drugs, Pot Shop Backs Bernie, On-Site Alcohol Tests for Construction Workers

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 The International Drug Control Treaties Do Not Mandate a “War on Drugs”, Says INCB...

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The Daily Buzz: Legal Weed Outperforms Drug War, Drug-Dealing Frat Bros, Trump’s Disastrous Drug Policy

Friday, March 4th, 2017 Legal Marijuana is Finally Doing What the Drug War Couldn’t [The Washington Post] Last year, mar...

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The Daily Buzz: Public Heroin Use, Beneficial Nicotine, Kate Moss “Shocker”

  Monday, March 7th, 2016 Heroin Epidemic Increasingly Seeps Into Public View [The New York Times] People shooting ...

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The Daily Buzz: Sharapova’s Sponsors Split, El Chapo Family Drama, “Addicted” Newborns Myth

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 Sponsors Distance Themselves From Maria Sharapova After Failed Drug Test [Forbes] Just one day ...

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Five Ways the War on Drugs Is Waged Against Women

The drug war has no shortage of casualties of all shapes and sizes—not excluding toddlers. But in honor of International...

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Watch: Stephen Colbert Shocked by Bernie Sanders’ Marijuana Bombshell

At a recent campaign rally, Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders admitted he smoked pot—but only twice in his life. The L...

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The Daily Buzz: “Green Light” for UN Decrim., How Teens Misuse ADD Drugs, Tripsitters

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016  Top US International Drug Official Signals Green Light for Countries to Decriminalize [VICE ...

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The Daily Buzz: Medicare Cost-Cutting, NFL and Marijuana, the Most Interesting Man in the World

Thursday, March 10th, 2016 Medicare Looks to Cut Drug Costs By Changing How It Pays Doctors [NPR] This plan would affect...

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The Daily Buzz: DEA Abusing NSA Data, Pot Helps Small Towns Survive, Will Arnett Tackles Addiction

Friday, March 11th, 2016 Surprise! NSA Data Will Soon Routinely be Used for Domestic Policing That Has Nothing to do Wit...

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Graphic: This List of the 10 Most Addictive Drugs May Surprise You

There’s no shortage of inconsistencies in the War on Drugs. But one of prohibition’s more jarring logical fa...

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The Daily Buzz: Doctors and Money, Arab-Americans and Drugs, Nadal to Sue Over Doping Claims

Monday, March 14th, 2016 Rattled by Drug Price Increases, Hospitals Seek Ways to Stay on Guard [The Washington Post] Inc...

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The Daily Buzz: World Drug Policy Reform Day, Strange Opioid History, Marijuana’s Mad Scientist

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 International Drug Policy Reform Day [International Drug Policy Consortium] A week before the ...

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The Daily Buzz: Why We Like to Get Drunk, Quitting Cigarettes Cold-Turkey, A Real-Life Nurse Jackie

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 To Quit Smoking, It’s Best to Go Cold Turkey [NPR] A new study found that among two gr...

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The Daily Buzz: Doctors Struggle to Help Pain Patients, “Irish Car Bombs,” Pot Brownies at Baseball?

Thursday, March 17th, 2016 Patients in Pain, and a Doctor Who Must Limit Drugs [The New York Times] With ever-increasing...

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Daily Buzz: CDC Opioid Guidelines, Thirteen Years for Two Joints, Drug Smuggling Drones

Friday, March 18th, 2016 CDC Issues Guidelines Against Opioid Prescriptions to Treat Chronic Pain [The Guardian] The res...

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