Social Media Companies Required to Report Cannabis Users to the DEA? – The War on Drugs in the Digital Era

The Cooper Davis Act, while claiming it does not “require” companies to actively search for drug-related content, imposes substantial fines for failure to report such content to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) if the companies become aware of it. This potential for financial penalties places significant pressure on service providers to monitor user communications and report any suspected activities, regardless of their accuracy or legitimacy.