October 4, 2017
September 15, 2017
For the second time, U.S. Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) is being considered to head the Office of National Drug Control Policy. The news that Marino, 65, was President Trump’s choice for the drug czar post came four months after he withdrew his name due to a “critical illness” in his family.
November 9, 2016
On Oct. 31, the federal government ended its case against Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), California’s “longest continuously operating dispensary.”
In 2013, then-U.S. attorney Melinda Haag sent a letter to the BPG and its landlord warning that forfeiture proceedings would be forthcoming. The following year, the dispensary moved to a new location to avoid such actions.