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WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, co-chairman, will hold a hearing of the Caucus on International Narcotics Control to examine U.S. counternarcotics efforts in Colombia and how these efforts should be adapted in light of the staggering increases in coca production in the country.

Hearing:  “Adapting U.S. Counternarcotics Efforts in Colombia.” 

Date/time:  Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at 10 a.m.

Location:   SD-226, Dirksen Senate Office Building

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WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and the Caucus on International Narcotics Control, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Co-chairman of the Caucus on International Narcotics Control, will hold a hearing entitled, “Is the Department of Justice Adequately Protecting the Public from the Impact of State Recreational Marijuana Legalization?”

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Drug Caucus to Hold Hearing on Drug Trafficking Across the Southwest Border, Oversight of U.S Counterdrug Assistance to Mexico

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, led by Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, will hold a hearing entitled, “Drug Trafficking Across the Southwest Border and Oversight of U.S Counterdrug Assistance to Mexico.”

****Hearing Notice****

Drug Caucus Hearing on Barriers to Cannabidiol Research

Improving Management of the Controlled Substances Quota Process 

*****HEARING RESCHEDULED*****

Please note the following hearing has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building.  The witnesses remain the same.

 

WASHINGTON – Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)  today re-introduced the Saving Kids from Candy Flavored Drugs Act to increase the criminal penalties for marketing candy-flavored drugs to appeal to children.  Coincidentally, the issue of stronger penalties for distributing candy-flavored drugs is before the United States Sentencing Commission today. 

 

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the leaders of the Caucus on International Narcotics Control, today announced the caucus will hold a hearing on the quota system used to manage controlled substances in medicine in light of a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) showing problems in the way the program is managed.

           

WASHINGTON – Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, today applauded the decision by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to move drugs containing hydrocodone, such as Vicodin and other painkillers, from schedule III to schedule II under the Controlled Substances Act.

 

WASHINGTON – Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Co-Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) announced a hearing on heroin and prescription drug abuse on Wednesday, May 14, at 2:30 p.m.

*HEARING POSTPONED*

WASHINGTON – Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Co-Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) today announced a hearing on heroin and prescription drug abuse on Wednesday, March 26, at 2:30 p.m.

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