DOJ Arrests San Antonio Couple in Dark Web Drug Deals

The Justice Department arrested one of the biggest sellers of drugs on the dark web and moved to bar two Ohio doctors from prescribing medications. The actions are part of a sprawling effort to prosecute drug cases amid the opioid epidemic. Several arrests, charges and guilty pleas involving illicit and prescription drugs were announced in Cleveland on Wednesday.

Hospital E.R.s Experiment With Opioid Treatment

The aim is to plug a gaping hole in a medical system that fails to provide treatment on demand, even as more than two million Americans suffer from opioid addiction. California is spending nearly $700,000 from the 21st Century Cures Act to provide treatment in emergency rooms statewide.