Latest Drug Enforcement Administration Stories

2013-09-16 23:25:08

Comprehensive Background Check Program for Health & Medical Providers. The Fraud and Abuse Control Information System (FACIS®) is a current and historical database of sanctions, exclusions, debarment and disciplinary actions for all provider types at federal and state levels. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 SafeGuard Background Screening, a leading provider of employment screening and drug testing services today announced the launch of a comprehensive background check...

2013-08-14 23:25:05

Recent raids on Houston area businesses show that dangerous designer drugs such as synthetic marijuana are readily available to teens. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 In late July, Houston Chronicle reported, area officers seized 5,800 packets of synthetic marijuana and bath salts in raids of stores in the area. Other recent raids across Texas have proven the wide availability of synthetic drugs which are sometimes sold in “smoke shops” or convenience stores. Synthetic drugs have...

2013-08-09 23:17:56

With the rising cost of addictions more and more individuals and municipalities like the City of Detroit (filed on 7/18) are filing for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is the fate that befalls many drug and alcohol addicts who must check into a detox center such as Harbor Village to start the recovery process. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Reuters reported on 8/1 in their article, Lawyers in Detroit bankruptcy may face scrutiny on fees, that the City of Detroit filed for bankruptcy on...

Sanjay Gupta Apologizes For Misleading Public About Medical Marijuana
2013-08-08 17:51:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online CNN's chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta said on Wednesday night that he wanted to "apologize" for misleading the public with respect to medical marijuana. President Obama's former choice for Surgeon General said he made assumptions with respect to the drug that many testify has a valid medical use. "I apologize because I didn't look hard enough, until now," Gupta wrote in a CNN blog article that was published the next day....

2013-07-24 23:04:14

On United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office hosted a drug prevention forum focusing on a new breed of dangerous synthetic drugs. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Diplomats, federal agency employees, nonprofits, and regional activists gathered at the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office June 26 for a conference on United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.