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January 12, 2018
This map from the North Dakota Department of Health shows the eight regions where medical marijuana dispensaries could be located. Residents from anywhere in the state could purchase medical marijuana at any dispensary if they are registered with the Department of Health for the program. Submitted photo.
ND cities, counties start working on zoning rules for medical marijuana dispensaries
January 12, 2018 - 6:02pm
December 31, 2017
The North Dakota State Procurement Office is currently accepting bids for a software tracking program that will track medical marijuana "seed to sale." Forum News Service file photo.
ND to track medical pot from 'seed to sale' to keep drugs out of wrong hands
December 31, 2017 - 8:02pm
Despite some progress, binge drinking still a top concern at NDSU
December 31, 2017 - 8:20am
December 28, 2017
Dreamos, the Stutsman County Sheriff's Office canine officer, lays in front of more than 198 pounds of marijuana seized after a traffic stop about 9 miles east of Jamestown on Interstate 94 Monday morning. Courtesy / Stutsman County Sheriff's Office
Seizure on I-94 of 198 pounds of pot near Jamestown could be largest in sheriff's office history
December 28, 2017 - 9:57pm
ND sees steep drop in opioid painkiller prescriptions
December 28, 2017 - 6:41pm
December 13, 2017
Dreamos, the Stutsman County (N.D.) Sheriff's Office canine officer, lays in front of more than 198 pounds of marijuana seized after a traffic stop about 9 miles east of Jamestown on Interstate 94 on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Submitted photo
198 pounds of marijuana seized on I-94
December 13, 2017 - 11:59am
November 24, 2017
Socrates Rosenfeld  (Submitted photo)
Company hopes to be 'Amazon of Cannabis' in such places as ND
November 24, 2017 - 9:30am
November 20, 2017
Several counterfeit Percocet pills seized by authorities in Georgia; agents said the pills actually contain fentanyl analogs. Handout courtesy of Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Counterfeit opioid pills are tricking users - sometimes with lethal results
November 20, 2017 - 8:23am
November 14, 2017
Alvarado-Robles and Flores-Solis had 141 pounds of pure fentanyl in their Queens apartment, the Drug Enforcement Administration said. It was the largest seizure of the powerful opioid in U.S. history, according to the DEA.  Photo handout from the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York
Mexican traffickers make NYC a fentanyl hub
November 14, 2017 - 10:41am
November 7, 2017
In an undated handout photo, Scott Ostrem, who was arrested on Nov. 2, 2017 as a suspect in the fatal shooting of three people at a Walmart in the Denver suburbs. Officers staking out an apartment complex spotted Ostrem driving by in the same red Mitsubishi he reportedly used to flee the scene of the shooting just hours earlier. (Thornton Police Dept. via The New York Times)
Accused Walmart gunman haunted by voices for decades after taking acid, sister says
November 7, 2017 - 12:14pm
October 21, 2017
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A continuing problem: Drug crime has not gone away since the oil boom
October 21, 2017 - 8:00am
October 18, 2017
A Naloxone kit given out at the Fargo/Moorhead Good Neighbor Project contains needles and two doses of the drug used to counter the effects of opioid overdose. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
ND state agencies take action after opioid exec order from Burgum
October 18, 2017 - 2:37pm
October 16, 2017
Todd Rundgren   Photo by Wikimedia Commons
Recording artist Melissa Etheridge performs the national anthem before a game between the New York Knicks and the Golden State Warriors at Madison Square Garden.  Brad Penner /USA TODAY Sports
Aging rock stars Rundgren, Etheridge face court hearings in ND after marijuana, hash charges at border
October 16, 2017 - 9:36pm
Acting U.S. Attorney in the District of North Dakota, Chris Myers, delivers a press conference regarding federal drug charges against a Columbian national related to the overdose death of Bailey Henke on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Grand Forks, N.D. (Logan Werlinger/Forum News Service)
Myers to join DoJ press conference about 'major milestone' to stop fentanyl from entering U.S.
October 16, 2017 - 6:18pm
U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., left, sponsored the law that weakened the DEA's enforcement abilities. Seen with Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., in 2015, Marino is nominated to be the nation's drug czar. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
How drug companies triumphed over the DEA in 2016 and kept opioids flowing
October 16, 2017 - 1:17pm