A new hepatitis C treatment is drawing attention to the high cost of specialty drugs.
Like Merck, other pharmaceutical companies are also betting on cancer drugs as the market approaches $100 billion.
Medicaid insurers say they're struggling to deal with the expensive new treatment.
Buprenorphine addiction treatment produces some embarrassing news stories. It also saves lives
The millions of people who receive food-stamp benefits rank low on any high-priority list for special screening for substance use disorders.
Did you know the prison population has more than quadrupled since 1980?
Washington state is trying to figure out how to regulate its newly legal pot market. That means thinking about everything from monpolists to taxes to advertising.
The Bitcoin drug market Silk Road has been so successful that it's attracting imitators.
Breyer writes for a 5-3 court, with Samuel Alito recusing himself.
Fighting illicit drugs is all about raising the price people have to pay to get them. So why do they keep getting cheaper?
If drug courts are going to succeed, they need to start treating harder cases.
"All illegal drugs combined are to alcohol as the Mediterranean is to the Pacific. And we have our whole navy in the Mediterranean."
One union has been trying to organize workers in California's burgeoning medical-marijuana industry. The problem? Crackdowns by the federal government.
A trio of respected economists argues that even the best possible drug prohibition system is worse than just legalizing and taxing drugs.