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White House admits marijuana has ‘some’ medical value

Just days after the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) insisted that there is no medical value to marijuana, the White House appeared to contradict the position, saying in a report that there may actually be “some” medical value to “individual components of the cannabis plant” after all. The statement was just…

Drug gang blamed for mass killing of 116 in Mexico

MEXICO CITY – The Mexican government accused the Zetas drug gang on Tuesday of killing 116 people whose corpses have been found in a series of mass graves near the American border. Police have detained 17 suspects and believe gunmen from the notoriously violent cartel dragged the victims off buses…

Drug legalization absorbs top 200 questions in YouTube’s ‘Ask Obama’ Q&A

Update: President Obama answered one question about marijuana During his YouTube Q&A, President Obama was asked what his plan is to help alleviate the detrimental effects of America’s drug war. He responded by saying that while he’s not in favor of legalization, he did see room for adjusting the drug…

Drug czar: Calif pot law could spark court action

US drug czar says feds may ask court to intervene if California voters legalize marijuana Federal officials haven’t ruled out taking legal action if California voters approve a ballot initiative that would legalize recreational medical use in the state, President Barack Obama’s drug czar said Wednesday. In a phone interview…

Drug cartel hitmen suspected in mass teen slaying

Hitmen working for a drug gang are the main suspects in the weekend slaying of 16 young partygoers in Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez, an official said Tuesday, as families prepared to bury their dead. Some 15 gunmen opened fire on a party packed with teenagers in the early hours of Sunday,…

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