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Feds announce major crackdown on infamous Mexican drug cartel

KNX Afternoon News with Mike Simpson and Chris Sedens

00:36 sec | 5 months ago

Feds announce major crackdown on infamous Mexican drug cartel

"A joint federal and local operation puts a big cramped in a major Mexican drug cartel and the head of the cartel now has a large reward out for his arrest can extend seventies P. Dimitriou reports live from the royal ball courthouse in downtown LA the target of operation python was the cartel de Jalisco Nueva generaci owner C. G. N. G. U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration jelly cheap bill barber explains the two reasons why this cartel was targeted the rapid expansion of territory they control in Mexico which they accomplished through extreme use of violence and intimidation in our proficiency in driving the production of synthetic drugs in

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Chicago: Naperville Man Sets Guinness World Record By Holding Plank For Over 8 Hours

Waddle & Silvy

00:26 sec | 5 months ago

Chicago: Naperville Man Sets Guinness World Record By Holding Plank For Over 8 Hours

"Article former U. S. marine broke the male world record for holding and I'm domino playing keeping the painful position for a staggering eight hours fifteen minutes and it's still the nineteen seconds George hood sixty two Naperville Illinois was also retired Drug Enforcement Administration supervisory special agent achieve this down the business record in the Chicago February fifteenth according to

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Over half a million marijuana vapes seized in last 2 years

10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

00:39 sec | 8 months ago

Over half a million marijuana vapes seized in last 2 years

"As health officials continue to scrutinize marijuana vaping increasingly been on law enforcement radar to nationwide authorities have seized more than half a million marijuana vape cartridges and arrested more than a hundred twenty people in the past two years according to figures compiled by the Associated Press in New York City alone drug authorities say they've confiscated about two hundred thousand illegal cartridges since last summer the special agent in charge of the drug enforcement administration's office there this is the government has been beefing up efforts to crack down on groups trafficking in illegal marijuana vaping products I'm

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Over 500K pot vapes seized in 2 years as busts rise in US

AP News Radio

00:38 sec | 8 months ago

Over 500K pot vapes seized in 2 years as busts rise in US

"As health officials scrutinize marijuana vaping it's increasingly on law enforcement's radar to nationwide authorities have seized more than half a million marijuana be cartridges and arrested more than a hundred twenty people in the past two years according to figures compiled by the Associated Press in New York City alone drug authorities say they've confiscated about two hundred thousand illegal cartridges since last summer the special agent in charge of the drug enforcement administration's office there this is the government has been beefing up efforts to crack down on groups trafficking in illegal marijuana vaping products I'm at small

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Drugmakers, distributors said to face federal opioid probe

Morning Edition

04:46 min | 9 months ago

Drugmakers, distributors said to face federal opioid probe

"How if at all could the law hold drug companies criminally accountable for the opioid crisis we may find out federal prosecutors have begun issuing subpoenas to drug companies we do not know for sure if the pro about of Brooklyn is pointing toward criminal charges we don't now but it raises the question of further jeopardy for an industry that is already faced a giant judgments in civil lawsuits Regina lebel we'll talk us through the facts and the law she's at Georgetown University Law Center here in Washington DC she directs Georgetown's addiction and public policy initiative and she knows about this topic because she was chief of staff of the office of national drug control policy under president Obama thanks for coming by this morning good morning so the US attorney's office is not saying what they're up to of course but six companies acknowledge they receive subpoenas what does that suggest to you well it certainly suggests there's a blank stance of criminal probe there have been other charges that have been brought in the state of Ohio and also in in other parts of New York against drug distributors so this is against distributors and manufacturers which makes it very extensive and we're not as you said we're not really sure what the results of this will be over a long period of time if this is as the distributors are saying merely an investigation to look at practices or if it could result in criminal charges being brought against some of the the the officials in these drug distribution companies it's good to take note of that suggestion that this might be smaller narrower than that it seems but suppose it is bigger suppose it does go that way what criminal laws could conceivably apply to people who were doing a perfectly legal business but maybe in a responsible way right so they're bringing these actions under the controlled substances act which is again how these cases have been brought in other parts of the country over the years the Drug Enforcement Administration has brought administrative actions against many of these same distributors where they have shown willful disregard for drug distribution practices we're so I'll give you an example in Kermit is a small town of four hundred people from two thousand and eight to two thousand eleven there were three point seven million units so doses of the opioid hydrocodone that were distributed to this little pharmacy in a town of four hundred in which state was not this was in West Virginia okay so that's an example of the type of kind of willful disregard for regulatory practices that they could be looking at in this case meaning you guys could look at the numbers and tell that something was happening here and that you were effectively drug dealers pretty much and what they're supposed to do in in best practices they're supposed to tell Drug Enforcement Administration Hey there's something going on here we're gonna take a look at this and work with you to regulate it but that it clearly that's the question here did that happen we've seen over a number of years that that isn't what happened and that's what that's what this could be about common sense would tell us that if millions of doses of drugs are being sold in a town of a few hundred that something odd is going on here but is there a law like specific law for which you could face criminal penalties because you failed to do something there right that's the controlled substances act that's what it does exactly and that law is written in a way that someone could go to jail executive our current executive could go to write right now of course the company's Johnson Johnson to give an example they've already faced huge civil judgments but they've said when it comes to monitoring the flow of drugs whatever they did complied with the law could there be a case to be made there certainly I mean so they they'll look at they'll have to have discovery the look at what what happened if you know if the compliance officers weren't really doing their job if they encourage people to to provide I'd more drugs to the small towns so they'll they'll they'll look at all of this during discovery given the companies are paying are being told to pay billions of dollars in civil settlements is there a point at which this becomes too much so I think from a policy perspective we want to do is make sure this doesn't happen again and will we reach that point when will we reach that point and I think that that's the question before us is incarcerating these directors of these corporations gonna make sure that we change the practices that lead us to this would you do that put somebody in jail I ate out my interest is in changing the policies and practices that got us to where we are today does that mean if that means jail time for someone you do it I think that that's a that's a larger issue my concern is changing marketing

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Drug use is now more life threatening than ever in the Northwest

News, Traffic and Weather

00:30 sec | 9 months ago

Drug use is now more life threatening than ever in the Northwest

"The Drug Enforcement Administration morning that drug use is more life threatening now than ever here in our part of the country because of counterfeit pills laced with federal agencies and cartels from Mexico or making a lot of the counterfeit pills that end up on many streets and also in school for calling maxi blues and have called mixing blues and have EM thirty printed on them last year the agency said that in Washington state alone they seized sixteen kilos of fraternal at about eight million

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U.S. government watchdog faults DEA for slow response to opioid crisis

Rush Limbaugh

00:29 sec | 11 months ago

U.S. government watchdog faults DEA for slow response to opioid crisis

"The justice department's inspector general says the Drug Enforcement Administration was slow to respond as America grappled with a rising opioid epidemic the watchdog released a report today examining the agency's regulatory and enforcement efforts to control opioids it found that as the number of opioid related deaths drastically increase between twenty thirteen and twenty seventeen the D. E. A. actually significantly reduced using its strongest enforcement tool to try to combat the illegal diversion of pain

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$1 million worth of cocaine found in bananas at grocery stores

Mark Mason

00:29 sec | 1 year ago

$1 million worth of cocaine found in bananas at grocery stores

"The drug enforcement administration's investigating after Safeway employees discovered more than a million dollars for the cocaine hidden inside but man I shipments of three of their Washington state grocery stores can carry sure as obvious as employees found the drugs inside boxes of bananas shipped to stores in Bellingham wouldn't bill in federal way devotees recovered about fifty pounds of cocaine each at the Bellingham and wouldn't tell locations please say that the shipment came from a distribution center outside of Washington state the chips to nearly one hundred fifty stores along the

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on WTVN

WTVN

02:36 min | 1 year ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on WTVN

"News Radio six ten WTVN Allison Wyant for years. They did not know her name. But now they know she is Dana, Nicole Lowery. Lead them to the southern states an isotope study determined that then investigators compared her DNA to more than a million samples in a DNA genealogy database used by those looking for long lost relatives. They discovered the missing woman was Dana. Nicole Lowery of Louisiana. ABC six is Tom Bosco saints Twenty-three year old mother of two is believed to have been Sean greats. First victim, the convicted serial killer told police, he had kidnapped a woman who had sold his mother magazines that never arrived. And then killed her dumping her body along victory road in Marion. Meanwhile, today, a major drugstore chain was raided by federal and state. Investigators agents arrived at the Rite Aid in Marian, the US attorney says agents rated stores in Mansfield and several other locations across the state as well. The Drug Enforcement Administration says this is part of an ongoing. Investigation into potential regularities in dispensing practices. No other information on the raid has been released Columbus city council has approved a nine hundred and forty million dollar capital improvement budget around sixty percent of it is said to pay for water and sewer improvements, as well as maintenance and more than fifty dogs will soon be up for adoption after they were rescued from a home in pike county. They were found yesterday inside the home after their owner had died. WTVN sports. The big ten announced earlier today. Kevin, Warren will be the next Commissioner of the conference. Warren, we'll take over when Jim Delaney retires next June. The fifty five year old war, and has spent the past fourteen years with the Minnesota Vikings. He's been there COO since two thousand fifteen the Cleveland Browns, kicked off a three-day mandatory minicamp Tuesday in Berea. Odell Beckham junior is with the team this week, he'll speak with the media tomorrow. It's only the second workout OB Jay has participated in since being traded to Cleveland in March Browns quarterback, Baker Mayfield says, there's no concern with Beckham's offseason absence. You've got to trust him to be able to show up and when he needs to be there for his team and I just know him. And that's, that's the type of guy, he's going to be here when he needs to NBA news. Kevin Durant has been ruled out for game three of the finals on Wednesday. Durant has been sidelined most of the postseason with a calf strain. Klay Thompson is questionable with a hamstring strain the series between the raptors and warriors is tied at one game apiece in NHL news. The athlete is reporting Bruins defenceman today. No charge broke his jaw on Monday night in game four of the Stanley Cup final chara took a puck. To the face. His status for Thursday's game five is unknown. Saint Louis, and Boston tied at two games apiece. From the central Ohio Honda dealers sports desk. Eric resear-, NewsRadio six ten WTVN Allison Wyatt as the warm.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on WTVN

WTVN

01:37 min | 1 year ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on WTVN

"The big story. It's Allison Wyatt. Well for years, they did not know her name, but now they finally no, she is Dana, Nicole Lowery science lead them to the southern states, an isotope study determined that then investigators compared her DNA to more than a million samples in a DNA genealogy database used by those looking for long lost relative. Gives they discovered the missing woman was Dana. Nicole Lowery of Louisiana. ABC six is Tom Bosco says twenty three year old mother of two as believed to have been serial killer, Sean greats first victim. He told police he had kidnapped a woman called Dana, who had sold his mother magazines that never arrived. He then killed her and dumped her body along victory road in Marion, in two thousand seven meanwhile, today, a major drugstore chain was raided by federal and state. Investigators arrived at the Rite Aid in Marian. The US attorney says agents rated stores in Mansfield and several other locations across the state as well. The Drug Enforcement Administration says this is part of an ongoing investigation into potential irregularities in dispensing practices. Police officers executed those search warrants at five northeast Ohio pharmacies, but no other information has yet been released and kalimba city council approved a nine hundred and forty million dollar capital improvement budget. According to estimates around sixty percent of the budget, they said to pay for water and sewer improvements, as well as maintenance Columbus, mayor Indra ginther praised, the council's unanimous vote saying the new budget will also help three of his top priorities in the hilltop Linden in south side. Neighborhoods,.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

KOA 850 AM

11:31 min | 1 year ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

"Dylan acting administrator of the DA Drug Enforcement Administration. I'm Bernie Lucas there's often a connection between prescription drug addiction and more serious illegal drugs like heroin, which means part of this crisis relates to the availability of those illegal drugs until it's a little bit about the enforcement part of Drug Enforcement Administration. Well, that's DA's primary mission to enforce the drug laws. DA focuses on attacking drug trafficking organizations. Major drug trafficking organizations DA's a global law enforcement agency and unfortunately, drug trafficking organizations today are global drug trafficking organizations to DA's mission is to attack these organizations and to destroy them to make it impossible for them to continue to do business. The way DA works is. We collect information about these organizations. And then we we have enough information to indict individuals within these organizations, we indict them in the United States, if they're here, then we obviously arrest them and bring them to Justice. And if they're overseas, we extradite them and bring them to Justice L chop, a great example of how that works. Right. Congratulations on that one. Thank you. That's a that's a great victory for DA and it demonstrates to the world that no matter who you are. We will never rest. So we bring you to Justice, right? So you kind of think of dealers, but this is bigger than that this drug cartels gangs that type of thing. Sure, it's locally gangs or the primary way drugs are distributed in our communities, but think of it sort of as a, you know, a pyramid you've got the gangs. And then you Bill to distributors you build to the cartels that are that are actually doing the international distribution large scale drug trafficking in this country is done by largely Mexican drug trafficking organizations, and they have tentacles all across the country. They have connections all across the country. So drugs are distributed around the world in that way. The battle never stops. But is it feeling like there's some progress being made well the battle never stops. We're going to have we've had crime since the beginning of time. And and you know, we're always going to have people who are doing that. But you know, we are making progress. We're one of the things we're doing a D as we're increasing the number of agents this administration has actually been in congress have been very generous in terms of DA's budget. And so most recently we've had a significant budget increase, which is allowed us increase the number of agents to increase our presence in communities and to increase our presence internationally. I mentioned the connection between prescription drug addiction and the more series illegal drugs. Sadly, someone I know who's who lost her son as a result of that direct connection. He started with prescription meds as a result of football injury. It eventually he never wanted to do this. But eventually became an addiction and eventually translated to more serious illegal drugs, which were more available than the prescriptions. You don't need a prescription to get that. So that's part of what you're attacking then. Right. Absolutely. So here's the danger you become addicted to prescription drugs, you're addicted you now need to continue to feed that addiction. If the prescription drugs aren't available. They're legal opioids like heroin and federal that are available and what people start using those drugs. That's what it really becomes extremely dangerous counterfeit pills, for example, manufactured in Mexico with Fenton them to mimic the opioid effects of the real McCoy. Those are the sorts of things that are killing Americans every day. Why is that because the people who are manufacturing those pills aren't real manufacturers? They're doing them in garages or basements, there doing it illegally. And they're not they're not manufacturing the pill to the same standards. Which means you get what are called hotspots pills. Hotspots are higher doses of the particularly effective drug, for example, feno takes very little fed no to create to overdose on, and that's why we see so many people dying of opioid overdoses because of these these pills that are manufactured illegally counterfeit pills that have too much of the drug in them. And sometimes the dealers are just mixing and matching and the person buying these daily drugs. Don't know what's in a Murray. Absolutely. In one batch, you could get a pill with absolutely no opioid and other what you can get a pill that will kill you. That's why tell people the only advice, I can give you if you want to be sure if you're gonna take legal drugs like that and not dive, a drug overdose is don't take any of those drugs because you're you're actually placing your life in the hands of people who have zero expertise at creating the drugs, you're taking right right there. Just in for the money. That's all they're rated for these people don't care if you die all they care about is making money, and that's why we're seeing the drug overdose crisis. We're saying today and the the the typical stereotype of drug addict, as you know, maybe someone on the street needle marks its cetera. But it it's it could be people in a much wider range of people than that. Unfortunately today that is the case. People become addicted to opioids who never imagined that was going to happen family members. Can't imagine that certain of their family members have become addicted there just weren't the type. This is a crisis cuts across also CO economic lines. We're talking with Dylan acting administrator of the DA Drug Enforcement Administration. We're connecting this conversation with prescription drug take back day. So how does all of this circle back to to take back the importance of take back day? Well, DA's prescription drug take back day is really important for two reasons. First we ask them air Americans to clear out their medicine cabinets unused wanted and expired prescription medications. That's important for the practical reason, it gets rid of those drugs. So people can't become addicted to them. The second reason we think that it's really important is because people become aware of the fact that there's an overdose crisis in this country. If you're going to a prescription drug take back location. You've become aware of the fact that it's important to get to get rid of those prescription drugs. So we think this important because we not only have the practical effect of getting rid of drugs. People can become addicted to but also raising awareness about the problem that Americans are facing the extrordinary drug overdose problem that we're facing every day. What are some of the DA's efforts to reduce the quantity of opioids that there in addition to his enforcement function DA also has a regulatory function. What DA does is we said quotas every year for these certain controlled substances such as opioids to be manufactured, the amounts that can be manufactured. So one of the things we realized was that many manufacturers were making far more of these addictive drugs than were actually needed by doctors to prescribe to patients or research and the like so since twenty sixteen we've decreased the amount of opioids manufacturers make about forty seven percent with that means is we've determined that the amount of opioids that are needed for again doctors to prescribe the patience to be used in medical research. And the like we're almost half of what manufacturers were making since twenty sixteen that's critical because we take in. The slack out of the system. We've made it more difficult by doing that for these drugs to be moved into the illegal market to be diverted is the word we used for illicit use. And we hope I doing that will make it harder for people to become addicted to prescription opioids talking with Dylan acting administrator of the DA and specifically talking about the national DA drug take back day, which happens twice a year in April and Tober tell us about some of the other activities of the Drug Enforcement Administration will actually it's it's not just the department of Justice. So let me start off by telling you that the department of Justice has added many more prosecutors to prosecute drug cases. The department of Justice has also announced a number of programs to attack the opiate overdose problem in specific areas. So when program announced last summer was operation s. SOS which attacks the feno problem in the northeast we have other operations throughout the country to specifically attack areas where we see overdose deaths as result of opioids. We have a number of heroin force team. So we've dispatched or in the process of dispatching throughout the country. In fact, the president's twenty twenty budget for DA allocates eleven million more dollars for five more heroin force Mateen's. So DA is focused on increasing enforcement in our local communities as well as quizzing enforcement globally to attack the drug trafficking organizations that are moving these deadly drugs into our communities. And I'm thinking those communities aren't just big cities. I mean, this happens pretty much everywhere right on some level. It absolutely does drugs are, unfortunately, all over the country, and we've been talking a lot about opioids. But I should also mention that we've got a serious methamphetamine problem in this country meth is is is prevalent now in most parts of the United States and cocaine, of course, is a problem. It's never really gone away. So we have a serious heroin problem. That's exacerbated by federal which is what's causing many of the drug overdose deaths were saying, we also lose many Americans to methamphetamines, and Toco Cain. More thoughts about the overdose crisis. DA prescription drug take back day nine only is an opportunity to ask Americans to clean out. Their medicine cabinets and bring their drugs for safe and secure disposal at a location near them. But it's also to educate Americans about the difficult about the overdose crisis that we're facing one of the other things that he does every October is national red ribbon week we've and during that week DA focuses on educating young people students about the dangers of drug abuse and drug addiction, and we asked to to take a pledge not to use drugs as very important time of the year for DA. It's also a time of the year where we remember a very special person in DA history special agent in reiki Camerena who was murdered by drug traffickers over thirty years ago, actually, his murderous with started the red ribbon campaign is something to eat us to to this day. Day. That's pretty incredible. So we have a few minutes to go. Is there anything else that you would like to add.

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Denver residents vote on whether to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'

Here & Now

03:41 min | 1 year ago

Denver residents vote on whether to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'

"Give us the one. Oh, one on magic mushrooms is still assignment mushrooms or psychedelics that can cause loosen Asians and along with several other psychedelics. They were made federally illegal in nineteen seventy souls Ibon is a schedule one drug. So that's the same classification as heroin and cocaine, obviously, some people who use them or using them wreck your recreationally, but there's also been quite a bit of research in the last couple of decades into their potential medical use specifically for mental illness and the US Drug Enforcement Administration. Does warn though that large amounts of slow Siping can cause panic attacks in psychosis. And that an overdose can be deadly. Now this initiative that's on the ballot today. Invent Denver doesn't actually legalize the mushrooms. The goal is just to d- prioritize to the greatest extent possible. The criminal penalties for using. And possessing the mushrooms how how would that work, right? The municipal election, obviously, can't change state or federal law. So. So the ballot measure if it passes it will still be illegal to possess or use like Delic mushrooms but this initiative could reduce drug arrests. So essentially at a directs law enforcement to focus his attention on every other crime, including jaywalking before it enforces laws that make magic mushrooms illegal. Jaywalking would be a higher priority. Interesting where did this initiative come from? What's the argument in favor of it? So the group campaigning for this measure is called decriminalized Denver, and they try to get the measure on the ballot last year and failed. But this year, they got the signatures they needed so they're pointing to potential medical benefits and the FDA granted so's I've been based treatment for depression breakthrough therapy status. That's a process that expedites the development and review of new treatment. Johns hopkins. Researchers also found some evidence that suicide and could help treat some forms of anxiety and depression and the campaign manager, Kevin Matthews actually, credits solicitation with saving his life. When he struggled with depression. So people are pointing to those to the potential meta medical benefits is what they're. Rounding their campaign, and what about the opposition dippers mayor Michael Hancock opposes about initiative beyond that there's not much if any vocal opposition coming out of Denver. The public had the opportunity to submit comments on the ballot initiative and no one submitted a common against it. Probably the most prominent opposition voice has been this intense institute, and that's Colorado Christian university think tank based in Lakewood, Colorado, and that's just west of Denver and Jefferson County, and they're concerned about safety as well as the area's reputation as sort of drug haven is there any indication of whether this is gonna pass today. People in favor of the measure have certainly been more vocal than those opposed. And we know that the decriminalize Denver group got more than five thousand validated signatures from city residents to get the question on the ballot. But more than seven hundred thousand people live in the city of Denver. So whether or not they've gathered enough momentum for the initiative to pass. I don't think we can say until we see the results and up avenue. The reason that everybody is paying attention to this so closely today's because Colorado is one of the first states where Merrill. Wanna became legal? And now that has happened to all across this country. People are wondering whether this idea of decriminalizing hallucinogenic mushrooms is going to become something that other states do right? And there's definitely interest in other states. The Republican lawmaker in Iowa recently proposed a Bill to legalize slow Sivan for medical use inter move it from I was list of controlled substances in a group in California tried to get a criminalization on their question on their ballot in two thousand eighteen but they didn't get enough signatures. So whether or not it's gaining traction. It's certainly has some interest that is Avery Lil from Colorado public radio as we wait to see what voters in Denver decide today that could be the first city to decriminalize the use of hallucinogenic

Denver residents vote on whether to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'

Here & Now

04:04 min | 1 year ago

Denver residents vote on whether to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'

"Will vote Denver deciding today whether to become the first US city to drape decriminalize the use of hallucinogenic mushrooms the measure on today's ballot would bar officials from spending. Resources to impose criminal penalties for personal use and possession of the drug. Joining me now is every Lil from Colorado public radio. Hi, every hi, Jeremy and first of all just give us the one on one on magic mushrooms suicide mushrooms are psychedelics that can cause loosen Asians and along with several other psychedelics. They were made federally illegal in nineteen seventy so's Ivan as a schedule one drug, so that's the same classification as heroin and cocaine obviously, some people who use them or using them wreck your recreationally, but there's also been quite a bit of research in the last couple of decades into their potential medical use specifically for mental illness and the US Drug Enforcement Administration. Does warn though that large amounts of slow saving can cause panic attacks in psychosis. And that an overdose can be deadly. Now this initiative that's on the ballot today. Invent Denver doesn't actually legalize the mushrooms. The goal is just to deep prioritize to the greatest extent possible. The criminal penalties for using and possessing the mush. Shrooms? How would that work, right? The municipal election, obviously, can't change state or federal law. So the ballot measure if it passes it will still be illegal to possess or use like mushrooms but this initiative could reduce drug arrests. So essentially at a directs law enforcement to focus his attention on every other crime Gooding jaywalking before it enforces laws that make magic mushrooms illegal. Jaywalking would be a higher priority. Interesting where did this initiative come from? What's the argument in favor of it? So the group campaigning for this measure is called decriminalized Denver, and they tried to get the measure on the ballot last year and failed. But this year, they got the signatures they needed so they're pointing to potential medical benefits and the FDA granted so's siphoned based treatment for depression breakthrough therapy status. That's a process that expedites the development and review of new treatment. Johns hopkins. Researchers also found some evidence that suicide and could help treat some forms of anxiety and depression. And the campaign manager Kevin Matthews actually credits suicide with saving his life. When he struggled with depression. So people are pointing to those two potential meta medical benefits is what they're grounding their campaign. And what about the opposition differs mayor Michael Hancock opposes the ballot initiative beyond that there's not much if any vocal opposition coming out of Denver. The public had the opportunity to submit comments on the ballot initiative and no-one submitted a comment against it. Probably the most prominent opposition voice has been this intense institute, and that's a Colorado Christian university think tank based in Lakewood, Colorado, and that's just west of Denver and Jefferson County, and they're concerned about safety as well as the area's reputation as sort of drug haven is there any indication of whether this is going to pass today. People in favor of the measure have certainly been more vocal than those opposed. And we know that the decriminalize Denver group got more than five thousand validated signatures from city residents to get the question on the ballot. But more than seven hundred thousand people live in the city of Denver. So whether or not. Have gathered enough momentum for the initiative to pass. I don't think we could say until we see the results and Abbas the reason that everybody is paying attention to this so closely today's because Colorado is one of the first states where marijuana became legal. And now that has happened all across this country. People are wondering whether this idea of decriminalizing hallucinogenic mushrooms is going to become something that other states do right? And there's definitely interest in other states. The Republican lawmaker in Iowa recently proposed a Bill to legalize slow Sivan for medical use inter move it from I was list of controlled substances in a group in California tried to get into criminalization on their question on their ballot in two thousand eighteen but they didn't get enough signatures. So whether or not it's gaining traction. It certainly has some interest that is Avery Lil from Colorado public radio as we wait to see what voters in Denver decide today that could be the first city to decriminalize the use of hallucinogenic mushrooms every

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on News Radio WGOW

News Radio WGOW

06:13 min | 1 year ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on News Radio WGOW

"Sign in for rush. America's number one radio show. Let us go to. Bonnie in in Alaska in keanae. I think that's a little bit west of where we're going to be on the Mark Stein. Clues KiKi knives. Sort of on the coast halfway between the Yukon, and the Bering straits is that that's the right ten will part of the world is it bunny? Not too far away, Mark. And if you're cruise ship stops on the Canadiana, keanae, peninsula, stopover and shake your hand. Okay. We'll we'll swing by your place for lunch. I'll I'll I'll I'll head up and stay the ship over the oil pad. What's on your mind today? Bernie. I'm calling to hear your thoughts on the phone before. I retired from the Drug Enforcement Administration. I spent ten years working on Arizona Mexico border with among other people border patrol agent. Brian Terry who was murdered by alien down there. So whenever I hear rush talked about the wall, I pay attention. And and rush said last month that forty two percent of the Americans today favor. The construction of the wall last week. There was a poll that said fifty two percent of the Americans favor. The construction of the wall, and I heard rush say twenty five years ago, a longtime listener twenty five years ago rush at that thirty percent only thirty percent of the Americans favored independence from Britain. And of course, we know how the revolutionary war turned out. My point is that there are more Americans that favor construction of the wall to help save America. Then there was a percentage of. Americans who wanted independence from Britain related to a caller maybe half an hour ago or so who talked about indoctrination and the campuses will in seventeen seventy six we knew who the enemy was the enemy wore red coats. The enemies are on the campus in the classrooms there in the cars when we drive there in our homes twenty four seven and so. What are your thoughts? Marc. Yeah. I well, I said the the the those numbers about Americans who favored independence from Britain bring up a little bit of unpleasantness for some of us Abani, but you are actually right. The New York state, for example, an overwhelming majority of the population of New York state where loyalists and after the revolution a big chunk of them actually out sticks because on the losing side and fled north. And if you are on the north shore of Lake Ontario around Kingston all the way over then to Toronto. That's that's sorta loyalists country. In fact, they've got a the the main road there is called the loyalist Parkway and the county is called loyalists county. And if you go to beautiful Niagara on the lake they've just put up. Band new sign hailing themselves as a prosperous loyalist community. They're the guys who went in favor of the revolution. And as you said about the only about thirty percent of the country was of the of the of the thirteen colonies was and that's an important lesson. Because it tells you that it's not a numbers game. It's about where the energy is where the enthusiasm. That makes things happen. It's not just the straight. Fifty one percent. Forty nine percent thing. It's about who has the energy. And my concern is that right now, we have as you say in one poll, we've got fifty two percent of Americans who favor wall, but we have an incredibly energized opposition to the wall, and that opposition to the wall has support in the media. It has support among some of these rinky Dink district court judges too far too many of whom Americans are over deferential. So the wool so the opponents of the wall may be a minority, but they have a they have a huge amount of energy. And that goes to almost everything Barney that the liberals and progressives care about they. Too many people on the conservative side shrug about things. It's not that important to me. We'll see how it plays out. It's never going to happen. It's not a big deal. It's not the hill to dial. And as you said bunny, actually, what matters is not whether you've got fifty one percent of the people. But whether you've got the thirty percent of the people who are and fused, an energetic about it and willing to impress there will even upon a majority of their fellows, Bonnie. That's a that's a that's an interesting statistic you quoted that. Well, you in Russia a couple of today's patriots. So keep up the good work. Thanks. Thanks, buddy. And we will swing by. I don't know whether I'm in a position to hijack a cruise ship Swigert over the body and keyed I but I actually like that. It's very long time since I've been in that corner of Alaska, so I wouldn't mind seeing say how it's how it's shape it's a terrific part of the world. And as I said Danny makes that's a very good point. You know, it's not just simple arithmetic. It's not about your side is fifty one percent. The other guys have forty nine percent. It's how serious you are. And it's the difference between when Nancy Pelosi was running the house in the first two years of the Obama administration and the way Paul Ryan ran the house in the first two years of the Trump administration. That's the difference between impressing your will upon. On the nation, regardless whether anybody wants it or not Mark Stein in for rush. We'll close things out in just a moment. You're listening to the being.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM

KTAR 92.3FM

02:01 min | 1 year ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM

"I'm Bob McClay. Here's our top story. This just ended the KTAR newsroom air force to has just arrived at Phoenix sky harbor international airport. Vice President Mike Pence is on board. He'll deliver remarks at lunchtime. To the national association of manufacturers at the Venetian in Scottsdale. KTAR's Peter's seymour's at the event will have more details later this afternoon. Pence will also take part in a roundtable discussion with small business administrator Linda McMahon, she joined Arizona's morning news earlier today, and it's a great time for business president's tax cuts regulatory rollbacks, the new USMC a deal that will we need to get ratified, but certainly it's going to help small businesses. Vice president will also to Drug Enforcement Administration facility today while here in the valley. The new details this morning in the band suspected in a series of explosions in north Phoenix. Newly released court documen. Reveal Houston Willis allegedly targeted at elementary school as well as residential neighborhoods. Phoenix police sergeant Armando carbohydrate says officers I made contact with him in January after witnessing some blasts. But at that time the suspect denied any involvement. The suspect was released at that time but remained a person of interest for Bonn squad. Investigators Willis was arrested yesterday and now faces eighteen felony charges for weapons and drugs. The death toll from Sunday's deadline Sunday Sunday's deadly E four tornado in Alabama stands at twenty three. Here's Lee county coroner Bill Harris, we believe that every victim was in the residents wanted to hear. They all ended up with exceptional to outside risk resumes or fair seven members of one family are among the dead at least seven people are still listed as missing protests continuing Sacramento following the district attorney's decision not to charge the officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year..

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Man who bought $540 of Girl Scout cookies arrested after drug bust

Overnight America with Ryan Wrecker

02:56 min | 1 year ago

Man who bought $540 of Girl Scout cookies arrested after drug bust

"We do that. I wanted to talk about this one story in South Carolina. Again, did you see this one a Greenville man spent over five hundred dollars on girl scout cookies Friday, and this is what happened? So he shows up and they're selling these girl scout cookies outside of a store spent forty bucks and said, they keep the change just to get a couple of boxes shortly after he came back with more cash. Purchase all of the girl scout cookies he had left five hundred and forty dollars worth of girl scout cookies. And they thought oh, man, these this guy's got the biggest heart you can possibly have. Because he didn't want these girls standing out in the cold. Oh, isn't that? Sweet. While it only took a couple of days after that pitcher went viral on Facebook, which was shared by thousands of people in was on national news and someone must have recognized the photo because that happened on Friday over the weekend, thousands of shares tens of thousands of reactions in by Tuesday, the Drug Enforcement Administration said he looks familiar. Detrick Lee McGowan. He was arrested those drug enforcement officers in along with ten other people mostly from upstate and McGowan and the others are accused of conspiring to import and possess with the intent to distribute heroin cocaine fat all as part of a twenty two count federal grand jury indictment. Yikes. So he goes from buying all the girl scout cookies to being indicted within manner of a couple of days. I guess that's one way to spend your money apparently accused of trying to smuggle in more than a million dollars in cash out of the United States when you're talking about things like cocaine and heroin. You're not just the small time type of dealer man that federalism, nasty stuff. They only takes a little tiny bit. I mean, we're talking about just a couple of crumbs of this stuff to kill a person. And even the police officers if they come across this stuff just to be in the midst of it just to be around it just to have it in the air without. Even actually coming in direct contact with it is enough to make them sick pass out or even get hospitalized. So he's from South Carolina. Forty six years old, aka nickname is fat. Only took a couple of days. I wonder if he was using some of that. Of course, he was using some of that drug money to buy all those girl scout cookies, how bad you feel if you're the girl scout came in 'cause they were taking pictures with them they act like he was the biggest hero. They've ever saw. They were treating them like he was their grandpa. I mean, he comes in. And it was only forty six they treated them. Just like royalty. This is the greatest man who has ever walked the face of the earth. And. Days later, the drug enforcement arrest him accused of conspiring to smuggle out a million dollars in cash. He's facing life in prison. I mean, that's how serious these charges are isn't that crazy matter of a couple of days.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio

WBBM Newsradio

02:21 min | 1 year ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio

"I'm five eleven hundreds of people filled old Saint Patrick's church in the west loop last night in memory of Chicagoans who died homeless this year. Forty five candles representing forty five live. The Reverend Marcus tabs said no one deserves to die forgotten. We don't want anybody to be remembered as just a name or a number. But if there is something in their lives that helped touch of others or that we can remember them for in their time here on earth. Then we want to make sure that everybody hears about he said that's true any day, but especially in the holiday season, Bob Roberts, NewsRadio on what? Oh, five point nine FM. The federal drug agent accused by prosecutors of helping Puerto Rican gun and drug traffickers could go free as he awaits trial. Federal prosecutors say Fernando Gomez became a federal drug agent in order to help the drug and gun organization. A federal judge in Chicago says she's inclined to free Gomez on bond as he awaits trial. But says a New York federal judge overseeing the case has the final say prosecutors claimed Gomez began working for the gang when he was a Chicago area. Police detective then drawing the Drug Enforcement Administration. Prosecutors say go. Mess was arrested last week at the DA's Chicago office. Jim got us. News Radio on one zero five point nine FM. And Indiana county is getting thousands of dollars to groups and organizations for gathering up leaves Elkhart county wanted to incentivize leaf pickup and reduce leaf burning twenty one teams took one hundred eighty one tons of the leaves to the county landfill prairie camp. A program of missionary church finished in first place receiving nearly ten thousand dollars for thirty nine tons of leaves in second place. The yellow creek Mennonite church youth group with about eight thousand dollars received for thirty one tonnes Mariam's job NewsRadio on one zero five point nine FM bomb threat briefly sent Lincoln park high school into lockdown mode yesterday shortly before the lunch hour, a male caller phoned in a threat saying a bomb had been placed on the first floor of the building at twenty one north orchard and it would explode in three hours. Police conducted a search and tell the all clear a threat last Thursday warned of a shooting Friday an investigation into. Both threats continues decor passed in sports next WBZ news time five thirteen only.

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Is CBD Legal? We Asked the DEA

BrainStuff

02:25 min | 1 year ago

Is CBD Legal? We Asked the DEA

"CBD's legal status is murky even though it doesn't get anyone stoned the US Drug Enforcement Administration. That's the DA classifies it as a schedule one controlled substance just like cannabis, according to DA spokesperson, Catherine Pfaff the. Agency doesn't distinguish between CBD extracted from a high THC cannabis plant of the sort grown to produce marijuana and CBD that comes from hemp a form of cannabis the contains only tiny amount of THC, the CD that's available in health food stores is of the hemp variety in April. The DA's position on CBD that it should be a schedule one substance because it is extracted from cannabis was upheld by a federal appeals court. But the judges also noted that farm legislation passed by congress in two thousand fourteen which allows states to experiment with hemp production could give CBD marketers illegal out, providing they can verify that CBD was produced from hemp grown in states that have legal hemp programs and in September, the DA did announce that exception for pedia pediatrics the FDA approved seizure medication containing CBD, which it classified as schedule five the category for medications with a low potential for abuse. That says that the DA would do the same thing for other CBD drugs that. Come up through the FDA pipeline that didn't change CBD's overall classification though, although CBD technically remains a controlled substance. The DA is not going out of its way to enforce that prohibition. And it's not targeting CBD users Pfaff explained, quote were more focused on major drug traffickers and the opioid crisis. That leaves CBD up to individual states whose laws vary. According to Justin struggle, political director and federal lobbyists for the national organization for the reformation of marijuana laws. CBD is definitely in the clear in the nine states. Plus the district of Columbia that of legalized cannabis use for adults and in the thirty one states that have legalized medical cannabis CBD's legal. If a person has an authorization him from a physician to other states, Indiana, and Kansas have passed laws legalizing CBD from hemp, even though they don't allow medical or recreational. Use of cannabis struggle says there have been very few instances of consumers actually facing criminal charges for purchasing. CBD derived from hemp. And meanwhile, the bright field group a market research firm predicts that CBD will be twenty two billion dollar industry by the year twenty twenty two.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on KGO 810

KGO 810

02:59 min | 2 years ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on KGO 810

"I actually as I was waiting to connect with you. I just got an Email from someone that was at United Airlines on nine eleven as an airline employees. With more information completely stuff. I've never heard that. It's their personal story of stuff. That was not right. Nancy? I saw things that weren't right? Like the crew didn't follow the protocol. They didn't use the code words in that sort of thing. So I'm still getting people contacting me I have several websites. Now, I have a membership website called behind the galley curtain a lot of people come through there. And there's a chat room there after they read the books, they can kind of come in and talk with me and other people that are, you know, putting pieces together. And but I listened joined by people that were this is very interesting for the second book methodical deception. Drug Enforcement Administration people that were actually a tracing down and Israeli dread rain ecstasy drug ring, and they found people that were involved in nine eleven and a plot to take down an airplane using a surface to air missile outside of Dallas Fort Worth show. These were DA guys that came forward. Now. How do you know that they are who they say they are? Well, I tried to put him through a little tasks like the guy with the the text radar. He couldn't read that. I knew he was just bloviating BS and for me because I read some of the crazy conspiracies and just knowing the airlines knowing what an aluminum airplane. Does it by a a big bird or Segal where remember the one that landed on the Hudson Scully Swales landing? Yeah. And so actually, I should say. Say Landy one of the air traffic controllers with a very dear friend of his started working with me also. So I just kind of spend a little time with who they are. And where they've been well the guy at Edwards was a impeccable. He'd even landed space. Shuttles out there, you know, and occasionally they have to land a space shuttle out there at Edwards. Yeah. That was that was one of the main spots for those show shuttle landings to be so, yeah, it's I kinda just, you know, figure it out because if they're really wacky. I pretty much can tell because I read through a lot of real conspiracies when I first started looking, and you know, I've been contacted by people in the Middle East that these accused nineteen hijackers some of them are still out there. I'm told yes, they are. And they're on they've been on television in the Middle East. That's not me. I'm alive. I'm here. Yeah. Rebecca, we're at a break. Stay with us. We're gonna come back. We'll talk more on coast to coast AM. Don't forget to watch our TV show beyond belief with George Noory,.

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Drug Enforcement Administration, University Of California San Diego and Marijuana discussed on Arizona's Morning News

Arizona's Morning News

00:21 sec | 2 years ago

Drug Enforcement Administration, University Of California San Diego and Marijuana discussed on Arizona's Morning News

"Center. In a rare move the US government is approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial. Researchers at the university of California San Diego announcing this morning that the Drug Enforcement Administration has okayed their plan to import capsules containing two key cannabis compounds. They want to study the drug's effectiveness in treating tremors that afflict that affect millions of

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on The Fifth Column

The Fifth Column

03:38 min | 2 years ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on The Fifth Column

"I mean, if I had a box of captain crunch and I were to take shards of razor blades and sprinkle them and you were to eat this box of Syria and number of cuts inside of your mouth. No one would suggest that delicious children's cereal is sending people to the fucking hospital. We would note that it's razor blades, razor blades are dangerous and they probably shouldn't be children's serial k. to may, in fact be dangerous under some circumstance. I'm not aware of that however, but in either case, the specific interests isn't it. It may be. I'm just saying, I don't know much about that. Good for your brain. It's not gonna whatever you like sentinel. Yeah, I, I don't know. I do know that fettle on the other hand, has a reputation for causing problems like that and lacing it with this. Probably a consequence of the drug prohibition, but whatever the article doesn't get around to that. So one thing that it does do however, that I found particularly annoying is that it makes reference to the potency of the drug in a very precise sort of fashion and and you'll encounter this all the time. Catherine hawk emergency department physician at Yale. Newhaven hospital told the New Haven registered that the Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed the drugs contained k. to mix with a synthetic opioid. That's roughly fifty times as potent as Herod heroin fifty times as potent. On what scale are we talking about? Fifty times as potent? How do we measure potency in a circumstance like this? My favorite is with, it's always like they get a bag a big bag. It's like this could kill the entire population of the United States. You know, it's not gonna because no one's going to not everyone's going to eat a bunch of fennel and dive but fifty potent. I don't know that there's actually any any sort of scientific scale for that whatsoever. I haven't. It's complete. Make believe this is not a thing. My wrong. I don't. I don't should be able to measure like potency per hour. Amherst potency can be potency can mean how high it's gonna make you or how close it's going to bring you to a heart attack. There's there's different ways of medicine. There's there is no fundamental standard way for Milton. I agree with you. We're not actually talking about a thing in most of the time when people make references to potency or it's two times more addictive. It's fifty times more addictive than heroin. Sugar is more addicted than crack, cocaine. These are all nonsense claims frequently made by law enforcement who are not in fact, scientists and have zero basis whatsoever for the claims that they're making about the relative potency and relative Kahal of these things. Roof standard in opioids at that that goes across all categories of drugs where where where is this one? This was in the Washington Post, no matter where was the New Haven? Okay. Yeah, because the New Haven, it said, seventy seventy people overdose and the the initial when was that. Story by the way August sixteen. Okay. 'cause there's a one from the following day. It says investigation to k. overdoses in New Haven reveals drug contaminated with food Binga know. Well, I don't know what that is. I mean, maybe it's on give me some ultra potent synthetic Cameron cannabinoid. Known to here you go even known to be fifty to eighty five times more. Ketu that sound scientific. I don't know if that's eighty five. It's eighty eighty five listeners you. You're out there. Some of you are are smart Mark climate. I know you're listening. Someone someone telling me is Joe. It's send us food Benedetta. And but do send us information. I want all the food. Yeah. Yeah. Anyways, I'm done. That's it by biter. No new methods of a pack..

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Officials Link Kratom to 2 Chester County Deaths

24 Hour News

01:10 min | 2 years ago

Officials Link Kratom to 2 Chester County Deaths

"W news time six oh five officials in Chester county are now linking to deaths to an. Herbal supplement, that is legally sold throughout the Delaware valley but. Is banned in several, states KYW's Tim Jimenez joining us live. From, the newsroom with more on this morning to him good morning Carol it's known as. Create them and the Chester county coroner's office says two people died after accidentally overdosing on, the drug this year they were in contact chip in. April and west Bradford township in June both the people who died or men now many people who use crate him to deal with opioid addiction, and other medical problems it is legal to buy in much. Of the country that includes here in the tri-state but it is banned in several states and US cities the FDA has been, sounding. The alarm about this drug warning people to not. Use it at all, saying it's dangerous and more research, is needed and companies are using unsubstantiated claims to promote the drug's effectiveness the Drug Enforcement Administration also, classifies create, them as, a Drug of concerns again the. Chester, county coroner in a release just wanted to, get the word out about the deaths and the risks, of taking crate him before more research, is, done reporting live Tim Jimenez KYW

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Trump administration proposes production quota cuts for six opioids

All Things Considered

00:31 sec | 2 years ago

Trump administration proposes production quota cuts for six opioids

"With opioid. Deaths in the US continuing to rise the Trump administration is proposing US drug makers cut production quotas of six of the most abused opioids by ten percent next year in effort to fight, the escalating crisis in a statement today the, Justice department of the Drug Enforcement Administration saying the. Proposed actions aimed at cutting opioid prescriptions Written in the US by roughly a third within three years President Trump is also a pressing US attorney general Jeff Sessions just sue, drug makers and to work to prevent drugs, from coming into the US from China and

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Trump administration cracking down on production of prescription opioids

Rick Hamada

00:25 sec | 2 years ago

Trump administration cracking down on production of prescription opioids

"The Trump, administration wants pharmaceutical companies the slow down production of, certain addictive prescription, painkillers the Justice department and Drug Enforcement Administration proposing a ten percent reduction of the six most abuse, Oviedo is next year including. Hydra. Code on, morphine, infant now officials say the proposal is in line with President Trump's safe prescribing plan that seeks to cut nationwide opioid prescription pills by one. Third, within three

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US newspapers unite against Donald Trump's 'fake news' rhetoric

Joe Walsh

00:20 sec | 2 years ago

US newspapers unite against Donald Trump's 'fake news' rhetoric

"That hundreds of newspapers around the country push back against President Trump with a coordinated series of editorials condemning what they, call his. Attacks on fake news and suggestions the journalists. Are the enemy of the country. Boston Globe by the newspapers around the country, to stand up for the press. With aditorial today about, three hundred fifty. Newspapers have pledged to take

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on 860AM The Answer

860AM The Answer

01:41 min | 2 years ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on 860AM The Answer

"Day for the president. Here we're several victories for President Trump, Wisconsin governor. Scott Walker won his primary and said, voters should stay away from Democrats in November. Former Minnesota governor Tim polenta. Big Trump critic lost his bid to get back into office President Trump also not STA victory from last week's primary Kansas governor Jeff, Collier conceded the race we will endorse winner crisco Bach Trump's choice in tonight a first Connecticut chosen African American. Woman to. Run as a democrat for congress and. A Minnesota state rep could. Become the first Somali American woman to serve in the US house of representatives I'm Jacky. Quin is a twenty nine year old British citizen born. In Sudan that's how a thirties in London described. The suspect in yesterday's vehicle attack outside of parliament the death toll is up to, at least thirty nine yesterday's collapse of of, highway bridge, in, Genoa Italy there are more. Than one thousand of them children that. A Pennsylvania grand jury says we're abused, by Roman. Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania diocese silver, a span of seventy years grand jury uncovered Credible evidence of sexual abuse against three hundred and one predator priest. Attorney general. Josh Shapiro saying that all the while. Shockingly church leadership kept records. Of the abuse and of attempts to cover it up and he says the investigation is. Not over later today top Drug Enforcement Administration officials to. Unveil new plans to combat Mexican drug cartels on. Wall Street the swatting stock futures sharply lower Dow futures are down about one hundred, seventy three points NASDAQ futures.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on WINT 1330 AM

WINT 1330 AM

01:45 min | 2 years ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on WINT 1330 AM

"For the president. There were several victories for President Trump, Wisconsin, governor. Scott Walker won his primary and said, voters should stay away from Democrats in November. Former Minnesota governor Tim polenta. Big Trump critic lost his. Bid to get back into office President Trump also, not victory from last week's primary Kansas governor Jeff Collier conceded the, race we will endorse the winner crisco Bach Trump's choice in a night of firsts Connecticut chosen African American woman. To run. As a democrat for congress and a. Minnesota state rap could become, the first Somali American woman to serve in the US house of representatives. I'm Jacky Quin is a twenty nine year old British. Citizen born in Sudan authorities in London described the. Suspect in yesterday's vehicle attack outside of parliament the death toll is up to at, least thirty nine yesterday's collapse of a highway, bridge in, Genoa Italy there are more than. One thousand of them children that. A Pennsylvania grand jury says were, abused, by, Roman. Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania diocese shell, rose fan of seventy years grand jury uncovered Credible evidence of sexual abuse against three hundred and one predator preach Vania attorney general. Josh Shapiro. Saying that all the while shockingly church. Leadership kept records of the, abuse of attempts to cover it up he says the investigation is not. Over later today top Drug Enforcement Administration officials to unveil. New plans to combat Mexican drug cartels on Wall. Street the swatting stock futures sharply lower Dow futures are down about one hundred seventy, three points NASDAQ futures off sixty one s&p, futures down, sixteen more.

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How One Boy's Fight With Epilepsy Led To The First Marijuana-Derived Pharmaceutical

Morning Edition

06:46 min | 2 years ago

How One Boy's Fight With Epilepsy Led To The First Marijuana-Derived Pharmaceutical

"It's morning edition from NPR news I'm. David green and I'm Noel king good morning the first medication derived from. Marijuana could be in pharmacies as early, as this fall the FDA recently approved it to treat two types. Of epilepsy cake Leslie mcclurg has. The story of one family's quest to get this drug Evelyn Nissenbaum used to watch her, son Sam suffer through one, hundred seizures a day when they, were bad they were once every three minutes Dan was diagnosed with epilepsy when he was four years old when it did ever seizures. Sort of everything went black kind of. For about twenty seconds just long enough to tumble down a. Flight of stairs at, his house in Berkeley plunge into a dinner plate crack head on window I don't, remember a lot of it really doctors tried nearly two dozen different medications to treat Sam nothing worked long term and the side effects for many were. Severe full body rashes fits of rage strange Fficials a Hillis name that my folks sheets came to life. In that holes in my body seven exhausting years passed and. Then Evelyn came across the study using. Cannabis dial. Or CBD to successfully treat seizures in rats CD is an extract from the cannabis. Plant that doesn't make you high and I thought my son needs. Access to that I gotta get this she dug around and found a. British pharmaceutical company that was making highly, concentrated CBD for multiple sclerosis patients the company agreed to let Sam. Try the drag in the UK. Under a doctor's supervision for two weeks after Wedneday his seizures were down to thirty after, two days they were down, to ten after three days he, had one seizure Sam is now seventeen the drugs still works and he doesn't have any side effects for the past six years the. FDA has allowed what's called a compassionate. Use for Sam along the way hundreds of other patients have. Tried the drug in. Clinical trials which eventually led to its recent FDA approval the brand name for the CBD drug is EPA dialects this is. What everyone asked about Dr Joe Sirven isn't Arale just at the mayo. Clinic in Arizona this almost had like instant name. Recognition he says his. Patient's read about EPA dialects studies on social media and then they'd begged to try it it showed. Really, really great results particularly with certain larger seizures the big convulsions now many patients are using CBD from marijuana dispensaries but, these aren't regulated and the dose inconsistency can vary. Widely still serving doesn't necessarily recommend switching I, would never change it. If it's working for. You if it's not thou here's an option EPA dialects isn't right for everyone it only. Reduces seizures in about thirty percent of epilepsy patients and the drug can cause. Side effects like fatigue nausea diarrhea rashes insomnia and it's not on the market just yet I the Drug. Enforcement Administration needs to reclassify CBD it's. Currently, a schedule one drug meaning at the legal, under federal law that's expected to happen by early fall so once that's, done it could potentially. Be in Walgreens or Rite Aid but there are still. Big holes there, are, big gaps in. The price has not been announced. Yet you will need a prescription and you Zimbabwe's insurance companies, may not cover EPA dialects it looks like we, were, for, ten, bottles, here for now San still gets his drugs at, the investigational pharmacy at UC San Francisco Their from please Someday Sam hopes he's the one prescribing EPA dialects wanna be. An, epilepsy doctor I the seventeen year old is going to get. His driver's license he was just cleared to get. Behind the wheel he hasn't had a seizure in more than two years for NPR news unless they mcclurg. In San Francisco so if you've ever been, on a diet but you didn't, lose the weight you had hoped to lose your gut bacteria might be part. Of the, problem NPR's Alison Aubrey reports on how the microbes in our guts may either help or. Hinder weight loss this is kind of an odd thing, to think about but the bacteria that live in our guts can actually do. Us a favor they eat. What we can't Martin Blaser is a professor at NYU. Langone medical, center he says consider what happens when we, eat an apple we digest, most of it but there's a certain part of the apple that. Can't be absorbed we don't have the right enzymes to digest every, bit of it but are bacteria can after the bacteria consume, what we can't, they Produce, byproducts that we can digest and that's another source of calories. For, us somewhere between five and fifteen percent of all our calories. Come from that kind of digestion where the microbes. Are providing energy for us that we we couldn't ordinarily get and times were bad if we were starving. We would really welcome that but these days, when many people want to lose, weight we may not want these extra calories the microbes give us researchers at. The mayo, clinic in Minnesota wanted to know if they could identify certain types of bacteria that might. Influence the success of dieting Purna cash up a gastroenterologist, helped to lead the study it included people who were enrolled in a one. Year lifestyle program they were. Counseled to follow a low calorie diet and agreed to. Be monitored, closely we started with the premise that people, have different microbial make-up's in, the in the gut and that good insurance how well they do. With dieting Richmond and it turns out when cash up and his, team compared the dieters who were successful with those who are. Not They, did find differences we found that people who lost, at least five percent of their body weight had different gut bacteria as compared to those who did not lose five percent of their body big for instance they found an abundance of bacteria, called dial Lister in the guts of people. Who did not lose, much weight and another type. Of bacteria was high in successful dieters cash up says, down the road if they can show. The same, results in a larger group of dieters they'd like to use this information to help people lose weight what do you hope to do is to be able to individualize care for people and we would also. Try to develop new robotics which we can use to change the. Microbial makeup but manipulating the mix of microbes in your gut is easier said than. 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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

05:23 min | 2 years ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on KTRH

"This this whole deal shockingly irresponsible dangerous a master work of deception the obama administration now reading from the story of the obama administration stymied a sprawling investigation into hezbollah and it's highly lucrative drug trafficking networks to protect the iran nuclear deal according to a bombshell report eighteen remember this last december a team at the drug enforcement administration had been working for almost a decade bring down hezbollah and they're sophisticated one billion dollars a year drug ring which laundered money and smuggled cocaine into the united states all in politico by the way the department of justice and treasury that would be the obama justice department treasury department repeatedly undermine the efforts of agents to arrest and prosecute key members of the criminal network because the obama white house feared upsetting iran ahead of the nuclear agreement all of this is in politico and it's repeated reported in the new york post so every everywhere you look at this deal it was a gigantic deception and a scam and all it is is barack obama's personal policy preferences regarding americans america's relationship with iran now we need to find out what made iran so important to barack obama that all of this deceit would be entered into in order to construct a quote unquote deal the american people were told would prevent the iranians from getting a nuclear weapon what was really the purpose of this why was this so important obama we know now why he didn't submit this for ratification we know why this was not treated as a treaty it would've never pass the smell test and what do you think these allies like the uk and france and germany do you think they knew from the getgo that this was this phony bologna as it is or did they think that this was a legitimate deal that iranians were gonna sign and abide by could they have been that stupid could they have been that fooled as the american people were and as the american media was because they would have to admit everything that i've just shared with you about what this is and they're not doing that everybody's on the same page this is imperilling the world this is made the world more dangerous this is made the united states less dressed this is the united states unreliable what ever loving crock what's really happened here is that all these people in iran and the middle east have once again learned we're not a patsy and we're not led by a bunch of fools idiots i it's it's it's mind boggling i you know people say that these that phrase to the point of it having become a cliche but this genuinely boggles the mind let me go back to the phones this is dustin in in hopewell new jersey great to have ya dustin how you doing hey rush how you doing great to talk to you thank you sir so just to get to it i've recently started engaging friends of mine liberals about this iran deal and i'm finding the ones who have a lot of information on referring they believe that it really was a good deal and it's and they're not developing their arsenal when i pressed him on netanyahu's evidence either avoid the question or i'm not even sure if even know that this happened even though they're considered high information and the other group of my friends are low information and they just consider anything that obama did gospel and i just can't get through at all and you won't and they're not gonna change and they are those those people emotionally attached and wedded to this deep respect for obama because there's a lot that these people gain by having a deep investment or obama they're automatically not what they're not racists they are forward thinkers they're good people they're fair and all this you to back away from obama is to run the risk of being called a racist sexist or any number of these other terms but generally generally you're dealing here with people who when you get down to brass tacks ignorant they don't know what they are talking about because they've been lied to they have been lied to by people they trust in the drive by media they think there's a good deal they think the iranians are going to be prevented them getting a nuclear weapon they believe everything they've been told and you have the unenviable task of telling them that people and institutions they trust or lying.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on AP News

AP News

02:15 min | 2 years ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on AP News

"The drug enforcement administration the plane say they will appeal i'm tim mcguire ap radio news ap radio news on tim mcguire president trump during a meeting with the nation's governors talks about gun control the school violence at that meeting trump talked about having lunch over the weekend with the leaders from the national rifle association and i wanna tell you they wanna do something and i said fellas we've got to do something trump also talked about arming qualified teachers and staff member who went teachers to have guns i won highly trained people that have a natural talent like hitting a baseball or hidden in the gospel or putting people that have a natural talent like hitting a baseball or hitting the gospel or putting how come some people always make the fourfooter and some people under pressure can't even take the club back trump also wants to see tougher background checks the elimination of bumps stocks like the ones used in was biggest shooting and stronger school security first lady melania trump tells the governor spouses during a white house luncheon she's heartened by the actions of a high school students who have taken the lead demanding a change in gun laws they leave the if we are all come together we can start to affect positive teens for our children and how prepared them for their future size school students to especially those from arteries tomen douglas high where seventeen people were killed on valentine's day have been leaving the national effort against gun violence flooding continues from texas to the midwest even with a short respite is on the severe weather national weather service meteorologist frank parreira says another round of heavy rain is coming through momentarily quieted down but the argun we are going to see a increase in activity especially across portions of the lower mississippi into the tennessee valley again um toward the middle part of the week we are expecting to see heavy rains once again tornadoes caused by the weather front rex homes and buildings in several states and caused a number of deaths over the weekend this is ap radio news a supreme court hears arguments in a.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on AP News

AP News

02:13 min | 2 years ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on AP News

"The drug enforcement administration the plane say they will appeal i'm tim mcguire ap radio news ap radio news i'm tim mcguire president trump during a meeting with the nation's governors talks about gun control the school violence at that meeting trump talked about having lunch over the weekend with the leaders from the national rifle association and i wanna tell you they want to do something and i said fellas we've got to do something trump also talked about arming qualified teachers and staff member who went teachers have guns i won highly trained people that have a natural talent like hitting a baseball or hitting a golf ball or putting how come some people always make the fourfooter and some people under pressure can't even take the club back trump also wants to see tougher background checks the elimination of bumps stocks like the ones used in las vegas shooting and stronger school security first lady melania trump tells the governor spouses during a white house luncheon she's heartened by the actions of the high school students who have taken the lead in demanding a change in gun laws believe that if we are all come together we can start to affect finds it if teens for our children and how to repair them for their future size school students especially those from arteries tomen douglas high where seventeen people were killed on valentine's day have been leaving the national effort against gun violence flooding continues from texas to the midwest even with a short respite is on the severe weather national weather service meteorologist frank parreira says another round of heavy rain is coming through momentarily quieted down but the argun we are going to see a increase in activity especially across portions of the lower mississippi and tennessee valley again um toward the middle part of the week we are expecting to see heavy rains once again tornadoes caused by the weather front rex homes and buildings in several states and caused a number of deaths over the weekend this is ap radio news a supreme court hears arguments in a case challenging public worker's unions collection of fees from workers who opt.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on WSRQ Talk Radio

WSRQ Talk Radio

02:35 min | 2 years ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on WSRQ Talk Radio

"The savings is out there information and data that's with today's societies c o now you this ruin the whole thing for me now to sign up your asked your pets name their age and breed it's your choice if you want to post a picture or not in there's also options for different types of reptiles fish and birds to and you can even register your horse ooh of people anxious to relieve their pets physical pain are more and more trying out oils and powders that contain c bds it said the non cycle active component of marijuana but there's little data on whether or not these products work or if they have harmful side effects there's a lot to know and right now we just don't know it now the reason we john is because the federal government has not approved any clinical trials of cannabis pat products the drug enforcement administration announced just last year that even marijuana extracts those with cbd or thc it's another component of marijuana that is the tat is the intoxicating in component the dea announced last year that they are actually an illegal schedule one drug show when they said that it was like almost everyone you know whoa had like a cooking show times up handsoff nobody wanted to to touch it at that point in the university of pennsylvania halted then it's clinical trials but colorado state university the opposite still pushing ahead with their research of two dozen dogs that are enrolled in the schools study of key nine arthritis now the dogs are given either cbd oil or placebo and then activity monitors are attached to the pets caller to determine if they're mobile or more mobile win they are actually taking the cbd versus the placebo but the government through the food and drug administration is warning companies this is another setback for any research here warning companies that sell any marijuana related pet products that they are violating federal laws by offering unapproved new animal drugs to the public and they are threatening legal action to those who continue to do so so what do vets think about this while right now.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio

C-SPAN Radio

02:30 min | 2 years ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio

"Departments components including seven main justice litigating divisions 94 us attorney's offices the federal bureau of investigation the drug enforcement administration the bureau of alcohol tobacco firearms and explosives united states marshal service the office of justice programs the federal bureau of prisons the office of the inspector general and many others i department includes over a hundred and fifteen thousand employees and tens of thousands of contractors stationed in every state and territory and in many foreign nations we prevent terrorism and violent crime illegal drug distribution fraud corruption child abuse civil rights violations and countless other threats to the american people we enforce tax laws antitrust laws at environmental laws we represent the united states in the supreme court the courts of appeal and the district courts and in state and territory accords we protect federal judges managed federal prisons review parole applications oversee the bankruptcy system we manage we assist travel governments and we adjuducate immigration cases we provide legal advice to the president and to every federal agency we implement grant programmes support state and local law enforcement we combat waste fraud and other misconduct involving employees and contractors resolve foreign claims represent our government in international law enforcement forums we collect analyse and disseminate law enforcement data and we perform countless other important functions for the american people department of justice employees are united by shared understanding that our mission is to pursue justice protect public safety preserve government property the fence civil rights and promote the rule of law the mission attracted meet law enforcement but the people who carry out that mission or what i treasure most about my job who very few exceptions they are honorable principled and trustworthy america's federal state and local law enforcement agencies are more professional today than ever rigorous scrutiny by internal affairs offices and external oversight agencies.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:39 min | 3 years ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Attorney general jeff sessions talking to agents from the drug enforcement administration customs and border protection and postal inspection service at jfk airport in new york friday said it's an important step to fight the oil paired opioid crisis when exist drugs are sitting in a medicine cabinet is that much easier for them the end up in the wrong hands that's the idea behind the drug enforcement administration's national prescription drug take back day now that national drug takeback day is today when law enforcement and fire departments around the country will accept on used or expired prescription drugs no questions asked this comes two days after president trump announced a series of planned steps to fight opioid abuse designating it a public health emergency the da websites says six and a half million americans have used controlled prescription drugs in 2015 and this website says a majority of those drugs was obtained from family and friends often from the hall medicine cabinet you're listening to npr news from washington organizers of the women's march in washington dc are meeting in detroit today trying to channel the energy of the protest into concrete political activity quinn klein fanta felt her of member station w dd roop reports convention leaders are taking on both issues like sexual abuse and the presidency of donald trump the women's convention is drawing thousands from across the country for discussions ranging from how to organize rallies to fighting sexual assault and harassment keynote speaker congresswoman maxine waters tied the issue of sexual assault to comments and actions disparaging women made by president trump.

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"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on One A Game

One A Game

01:56 min | 3 years ago

"drug enforcement administration" Discussed on One A Game

"But do you think ultimately were going to reach a point where players are recognised as the best sources of uh what they should do in order to alleviate their pain i think so and i think especially when you've got the drug enforcement administration looking into the nfl doctors and how they prescribed drugs you're seeing these guys you know our heroes when they retire they're limping around there and pain they die and i think when you look at the idea that there's something safer available i think people were are becoming more and more receptive but in the meantime i think they'd be very smart to at least adopt a don't ask don't tell policy work stop testing for this stock suspending people for it do just don't do anything okay i wanna talk a little about baseball statistics of the measurement of a player's value has come a long way in my long lifetime we used to just be able to talk about wins an earnedrun average when we talked about pitchers batting average runs batted in in home runs that was enough to evaluate a hitter this week i read an article by adam willis for sleet and it suggests that the next leap forward might be a way to measure team chemistry and more specifically to assign a number value to the extent to which a player makes his teammates better and i think i hate this idea it's two new for me to be completely sure but some matters it seems to me should remain subjective even in a game so thoroughly drenched in statistics as baseball is cindy you go along with this ordeal like the idea of science measuring how well a player makes his teammates better i'm with you on this bill i'm just not shirts possible it's not high school chemistry it's tough you know who knows what makes for good chemistry can take the most volatile people.

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