Trump Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws After '60 Minutes,' WaPo ReportRepresentative Tom Marino, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the nation’s drug czar, is withdrawing from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government’s authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.
Trump Raises Possibility Of Withdrawing Drug Czar NomineePresident Donald Trump on Monday raised the possibility of withdrawing his nomination of Republican Rep. Tom Marino to be the nation's drug czar following reports that the lawmaker played a key role in passing a bill weakening federal authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.
Senator Urges Action After Explosive '60 Minutes' Opioid Report Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, is calling for action to combat the U.S. opioid epidemic in response to a joint investigation by "60 Minutes" and The Washington Post that said Congress helped disarm the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
President’s ‘Drug Czar’ Observes SF’s Unique Program For DefendantsPresident Barack Obama's drug czar paid a visit to San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday to get a first-hand look at a once-controversial program and is interested at alternatives to incarceration.
Federal Drug Czar Says California Pot Law Could Spark Court ActionPresident Barack Obama’s drug czar says federal officials haven’t ruled out taking legal action if California voters pass a ballot initiative to legalize recreational medical use.

More From CBS San Francisco

Get The New CBS SF Bay Area Local App
Got Our Weather App?
LIVE: Monday through Friday from 3am – 3pm PST

Watch & Listen LIVE