San Jose Man Pleads Guilty To Impersonating DEA AgentA San Jose man pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday to a charge of impersonating a federal officer when he pulled over a driver in 2018 and told her he was a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent.
Dublin Doctor Indicted For Illegally Prescribing Pain-Killers Including OxycodoneA Dublin doctor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on 14 counts of illegally prescribing pain-killers including Hydrocodone, Alprazolam, and Oxycodone, prosecutors said.
More Marijuana Growers To Be Added For Federal Cannabis ResearchThe Justice Department said Monday it would move forward to expand the number of marijuana growers for federally-authorized cannabis research.
Feds Bust Northern California Nurse For Dealing Illegal Opioids On Dark NetA 42-year-old Rancho Cordova nurse has been indicted by a federal grand jury in a six-count indictment charging her with distribution of fentanyl and oxycodone on the dark net.
Fake DEA Agent Discovered After Attempting Traffic Stop On Real Federal AgentA San Jose man has been arrested for impersonating a federal agent following an investigation which began when the suspect pulled over someone who was actually a federal agent, authorities said.
DEA Agents See Rise In Meth Use On San Francisco's StreetsWhile concerns over the opioid epidemic have occupied a great deal of attention from the government and the media in the past year, another dangerous drug appears to be making a comeback.
US: Vet Implanted Heroin In Puppies For Colombia Drug RingA veterinarian accused of implanting liquid heroin in puppies for a Colombian drug trafficking ring is now in custody in New York.
Convicted San Francisco Civic Center Heroin Dealer Sentenced To PrisonAn Oakland man arrested for selling heroin in San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Oakland Airport Ex-Employee Pleads Guilty To Pot SmugglingFederal prosecutors say a former baggage handler at Oakland International Airport has pleaded guilty to conspiring with other airport employees to smuggle marijuana.
Feds Take Action Against Cannabis Chemical CBD Despite Benefit To Patients With SeizuresThe feds claim all cannabis extracts, including CBD, are controlled substances and illicit despite proven health benefits. Now a lawsuit is challenging that.
Cannabis Industry Takes Stand Against Push To Reclassify CBD ProductsThe cannabis industry is fighting a ban on CBD oil, a derivative that is used in a wide array of products but doesn't get users high.
Former Baggage Handler Sentenced In Oakland International Airport Pot Smuggling CaseA former baggage handler has become the 10th person to be sentenced in federal court for taking part in a scheme to smuggle marijuana through Oakland International Airport.
Northern California 'Dark Web' Drug Dealers Sentenced To PrisonTwo drug dealers who used the Dark Web to collect orders for narcotics ranging from cocaine, fentanyl and heroin and then delivered them using the U.S. Postal Service have been sentenced to federal prison.
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).