National Drug Control Policy

File photo of bags of heroin. (credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Maryland Counties Designated as High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas

The Obama administration says it’s targeting drug trafficking in Cecil and Frederick counties with additional federal funds for law enforcement.

11/14/2013

File photo of Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske. (credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Drug Czar: Pot Legalization Won’t Change Mission

The nation’s drug czar says the legalization of marijuana in Washington state and Colorado won’t change his office’s mission of fighting the nation’s drug problem by getting treatment for those battling addictions.

04/24/2013

President Barack Obama's new strategy for fighting the nation's drug problem will include a greater emphasis on using public health tools to battle addiction and diverting non-violent drug offenders into treatment instead of prisons, under reforms scheduled to be outlined by the nation's drug czar Wednesday. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

US Drug Czar To Outline President Obama’s Drug Policy Reforms

President Barack Obama’s new strategy for fighting the nation’s drug problem will include a greater emphasis on using public health tools to battle addiction and diverting non-violent drug offenders into treatment instead of prisons, under reforms scheduled to be outlined by the nation’s drug czar Wednesday.

04/24/2013

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