Michele Leonhart

DEA Cracking Down on “Fake Pot”

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com WASHINGTON — The DEA on Wednesday announced it was using its “emergency scheduling authority” to temporarily outlaw  five chemicals used to make “fake pot” products. The DEA said the move was in response to the increasingly popularity of the products that were harming people. The DEA said plans to oulaw the…

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Color-Coded Terror Alerts Might Get Scrapped

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com WASHINGTON — The color-coded terror alerts  that began eight years ago after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks could be headed for the trash bin. The Associated Press reports that the Homeland Security Department is proposing to discontinue the the five-color coded system, with green representing the lowest threat and red the…

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