Latest Acting DEA Head to Leave Agency

Robert Patterson, acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, announced he is retiring, saying that running the agency as a temporary fill-in had become “increasingly challenging.” He replaced another acting administrator, Chuck Rosenberg.


Policing the Addiction Treatment Industry

Most Americans seem willing to accept that opioid addiction should be treated as a disease rather than a criminal offense. But the wide variety and quality of treatment and rehab facilities in the US means we should now double down on efforts to investigate which ones really perform, says an addiction expert.