Rojerio Garcia’s doctors recommended his treatment for HIV/AIDS include use of medical marijuana. The New Mexico Department of Health issued him a patient identification card allowing him to use medical weed.
Chevron, the largest employer in downtown Houston, has informed its employees that it’s opting out of the new Texas open-carry law.
The 2015 National Drug Threat Assessment from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) says in 2013, more than half of the 46,000 deaths due to drug overdose in the U.S. were caused by prescription painkillers and heroin.
The DEA calls prescription meds, particularly opioid painkillers, the No. 1 drug threat in the U.S. today.
Why? Because the number of people reporting current use of controlled prescription drugs (CPDs) is more than those reporting use of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, MDMA and PCP combined.
During a Feb. 4 hearing of the Workforce Protections Subcommittee, OSHA was accused of exceeding its authority and ignoring congressional mandates. But is the agency simply following the letter of the law?