Kratom May Be Legal But DEA Pushing To Ban The Controversial DrugA drug used for centuries in Southeast Asia is becoming increasingly popular in the Southland. Some officials say kratom is addictive and dangerous but it’s still legal to buy it in California, even for minors. Lawmakers in some states are currently proposing legislation to ban the drug completely.
Feds Charge 27 In California-Mexico Meth RingMore than two dozen people have been indicted for their roles in a bi-national drug ring that sent methamphetamine to Southern California from Mexico.
Congressman Claims Student Trapped In Cell Highlights Problems Within DEAA California federal lawmaker claims there was a breakdown in DEA procedure and oversight when a college student was forgotten in a holding cell for more than four days.
Turn In Expired Prescription Drugs To Riverside County Police AgenciesPolice agencies throughout Riverside County will be accepting expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs Saturday as part of National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day.
Got Drugs? DEA Hosts Prescription Take-Back DayIf you've got expired or unused drugs in your medicine chest, now's the time to clean them out!
Feds: LA-Area Doctor Gave Drugs To Non-PatientsAuthorities say a Los Angeles-area doctor has been arrested on suspicion of conspiring with two employees to give powerful painkillers to people he did not examine.
Drug Take-Back Program Nets 8,000 Pounds Of MedsSouthern California residents handed over more than 8,000 pounds of unused or expired prescription drugs during a nationwide drug take-back program.
Unused, Expired Prescriptions Turned InPrescription drugs and medications of all types were surrendered safely in Saturday’s nationwide “Take-Back” initiative.