He is not the first defendant that has struggled to reconcile the controversial raids with self-defense.
The legal distinction between the smoked and snorted forms of cocaine never made sense.
A compromise to cram crack sentencing reform into the year-end omnibus spending bill fell apart at the last minute.
The move comes as legislation flounders in Congress to end the crack-powder sentencing disparity once and for all.
Despite bipartisan momentum at the federal level, Congress still couldn't get anything over the finish line.
The meager evidence cited by Connecticut officials makes their warnings seem overwrought.
The drug bust blurs the line between military operations and civilian law enforcement.
Voters came out for legalizing marijuana, removing criminal penalties for psychedelic use, and treating drug addiction as a public health concern.
Americans Spend Nearly As Much on Illegal Drugs As They Do on Booze, Which Shows What a Ripoff Prohibition Is
A new RAND report puts spending on marijuana, heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine at $146 billion in 2016.
Seventeen tons of coke is nothing to sneeze at, but the dangers of the drug were wildly overhyped by law enforcement.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the former vice president acknowledges regrets about his role in the drug war and mass incarcerations.
How the government makes drugs more dangerous
Now I'm trying to make amends.
Fictional dramas aid leading medical historians in misrepresenting what happens when people get hooked on cocaine and other substances.
Is taking a break from re-election campaign to seek help for alcohol abuse
Went to rehab after pleading guilty
Could be useful in creating new anti-addiction medication
NJ Appellate Court Overturns Felony Drug Charge for Woman Serving 10 Year Sentence Over 1.2 Ounces of Cocaine
Prosecutors in NJ not allowed to seek opinion testimony from cops involved in a case
Republican Congressman pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine last month
According to police documents