Tag: Drug Enforcement Administration

Illicit drugs

Bumps, bananas, and other drug slang

July 20, 2018

Do you know the latest drug slang? A new DEA Intelligence Report details the newest slang terms for commonly-abused drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin.


2017 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

April 14, 2017

On Saturday, April 29 safe disposal areas will be available throughout the country for anyone to turn in their unused prescription medications.


Marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance

August 22, 2016

Recently, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) denied two petitions to reschedule marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act.


2015 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

August 26, 2015

The DEA has announced its tenth annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, an event to help people dispose any unused prescription medications.


2014 Prescription Drug Take Back Day

September 24, 2014

Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible way for individuals to dispose of unused prescription drugs.


National Take-Back Day

April 19, 2012

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, to be held on Saturday, April 28, 2012.


National Take-Back initiative scheduled for October 29

October 5, 2011

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) set October 29 as a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.