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DEA NEWS 2015
DEC 23 DEA Eases Requirements for FDA-Approved Clinical Trials on Cannabidiol
DEC 21 Federal Indictment Charges Eight with Participating in Taos County Heroin Trafficking and Money Laundering Ring
DEC 14 Thirty-Four Facing Federal and Tribal Charges Arising Out of Meth Trafficking
DEC 10 DEA’s Pharmacist Conference Supports 360 Drug Abuse Strategy
NOV 24 Councilman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Illegally Distribute Oxycodone
NOV 10 DEA Announces “360 Strategy” to Address Heroin, Prescription Drugs and Violent Crime
NOV 05 Twelve Arrested in Major Meth & Heroin Trafficking Organization
NOV 04 DEA Releases 2015 Drug Threat Assessment: Heroin and Painkiller Abuse Continue to Concern
OCT 30 Doctor Convicted of Three Murders in Prescription Drug Overdose Case
OCT 29 New York Pharmacist and Two Others Face Criminal and Civil Charges for Multimillion-Dollar Oxycodone Distribution Scheme
OCT 15 151 Arrested in DEA-Led Investigation of Synthetic Drug Rings
OCT 05 Six Arrested in Massive Queens Marijuana Bust
OCT 01 DEA’S Prescription Drug Take-Back Effort-- A Big Success
SEP 25 DEA Dialogues with Registrants on Preventing Pharmaceutical Diversion at Conference This Week
SEP 16 Spice In The City: New York DEA Leads Huge Attack Against Synthetic Drug Traffickers
SEP 01 DEA Announces Major Steroid Operation
AUG 26 U.S. Attorneys and Federal Law Enforcement Leaders Convene at Detroit Summit to Target Opiate Pain Pill and Heroin Trafficking
AUG 20 Scuba Diver Smuggles 55 pounds of Cocaine in Under Water/Cross Border Tunnel
AUG 12 Three Tampa Residents Plead Guilty for Their Involvement in a Conspiracy to Import a Synthetic Cannabinoid, XLR-11, a/k/a "Spice", and Drug Paraphernalia
AUG 05 DEA Announces Tip Line, Wanted Poster for Chapo
JUL 31 Israeli Organized Crime Figure Sentenced to 32 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering and Extortion
JUL 28 DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back
JUL 17 Afghan Heroin Conspiracy Foiled
JUL 08 New York State Corrections Officer and 11 Additional Members and Associates of a Queens-Based Sect of the Bloods Gang Arrested on Narcotics Conspiracy Charges
JUN 19 40 Charged, Huge Cash and Drug Seizures of Organization Tied to Murders
JUN 18 Kentucky Physician Charged with Prescribing Pain Medications that Resulted in the Deaths of Five Patients
JUN 10 51 Arrested in Major Heroin Takedown
JUN 04 Alleged Drug Kingpins Charged with Multi-State Operation that Imported 1,000 Kilograms of Heroin from Mexico into the United States
MAY 27 DEA, Royal Netherlands Navy, U.S. Coast Guard seize 13,000 pound marijuana shipment, apprehend 12 smugglers in the Caribbean Sea
MAY 22 DEA Releases 2015 National Heroin Threat Assessment
MAY 20 DEA Announces Largest-Ever Prescription Drug Operation
MAY 19 Record-Breaking Seizure: Over 70 Kilograms of Heroin, $2 Million Cash and Firearm Recovered in the Fieldston Section of the Bronx
APR 30 DEA Hero Joseph Piersante Honored By U.S. Secretary of Defense
APR 27 Dutchess County Man Pleads Guilty in White Plains Federal Court to Distributing Heroin and Fentanyl that Caused the Deaths of Three People
APR 15 Joint Investigation Leads to Arrest of Doctor for Selling Assault Weapons & Drugs during Course of Murder-for-Hire Plot
MAR 18 DEA Issues Nationwide Alert on Fentanyl as Threat to Health and Public Safety
MAR 13 Captain of Genovese Crime Family Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Racketeering
MAR 04 DEA Statement on Arrest of Omar Trevino Morales
FEB 27 DEA Statement on the Mexico Arrest of Knights Templar Cartel Leader "La Tuta"
FEB 17 Biogenesis Founder Sentenced Today for His Role in Conspiracy to Distribute Testosterone and Human Growth Hormones to Underage High School and Professional Athletes
JAN 16 Dozens of Alleged Members of Sinaloa Cartel Charged; List Includes Kingpin “El Mayo,” His Sons and Other Top Leaders
JAN 06 Three Members of Mexican Cartel Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy Involving Liquid Methamphetamine

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