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April 16, 2018
A woman scratches a poppy pod to extract opium crude in Xalpatlahuac, Mexico. (Rodrigo Cruz/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
US has been quietly helping Mexico with new, high-tech ways to fight opium
April 16, 2018 - 8:58am
April 4, 2018
Marlin Jude Decoteau Jr.play button
North Dakota man eludes meth charges for days by pretending to be his brother
April 4, 2018 - 9:00am
March 28, 2018
East Grand Forks man accused of conspiring to sell drugs with others
March 28, 2018 - 1:57pm
March 27, 2018
Officials with New York's Special Narcotics Prosecutor indicted Francisco Quiroz-Zamora, alleging he arranged for 44 pounds, or nearly 20 kilograms, of fentanyl to be shipped to New York Francisco Quiroz-Zamora. Drug Enforcement Administration handout photo
Suspected drug kingpin charged with trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 10 million people
March 27, 2018 - 10:49am
March 26, 2018
Natives Against Heroin group forms in Duluth
March 26, 2018 - 5:00am
March 22, 2018
Opioid shortages leave hospitals looking for alternatives
March 22, 2018 - 6:08pm
Airline crew member with cocaine strapped to his legs. MUST CREDIT: U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Airline crew member tried to smuggle $160,000 worth of cocaine in his pants, prosecutors say
March 22, 2018 - 3:13pm
March 20, 2018
James Kirchoffner
East Grand Forks man accused of selling drugs out of trailer, workshop
March 20, 2018 - 5:25pm
Ryan Scott Franklin
Last of defendants connected to Flying J murder sentenced to 16 years in prison
March 20, 2018 - 3:21pm
March 12, 2018
Benzodiazepine photo from Flickr.
Commentary: Next big drug problem lurks on the horizon
March 12, 2018 - 7:08am
March 5, 2018
Andre Randolph, left, and Demon Taylor
Former UND football player accused of dealing marijuana given deferred sentence
March 5, 2018 - 12:54pm
March 1, 2018
Capt. Derek Prestridge of the Texas Department of Public Safety developed a program to help patrol officers recognize the signs of child trafficking. Photo for The Washington Post by Tamir Kalifa
Police are trained to spot drunken driving and drug trafficking - why not child trafficking, too?
March 1, 2018 - 4:45am
February 27, 2018
A bin contains examples of the types of drugs seized by the CEE-VI Drug Task Force, a unit that investigates drug cases in Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties. Agents give 20 to 40 community education presentations each year. Anne Polta / Forum News Service
Central Minn. drug task force sees rise in marijuana, heroin
February 27, 2018 - 9:30pm
He was suspected of outing drug dealers on Facebook. Someone came for him during a livestream.
February 27, 2018 - 7:59am
February 24, 2018
New opioid addiction treatment clinic opens in Grand Forks
February 24, 2018 - 9:38am