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Tweaker "Hears the Voices" of Colors

By Dirk Hanson

A speed freak goes nuts when the colors in his carpet start discussing his treatment prognosis. MORE  

Más Cervezas, Por Favor

By Dirk Hanson

Fruit flies can't hold their liquor when things heat up. MORE  

The Allure of Discount Dope

By Dirk Hanson

Low-end Mexican weed will always have one irresistible advantage: It’s really, really cheap. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Why Barry Bonds Struck Out, What We're Doing About the Army's Drug Epidemic, and How the Coke Crackdown Endangers Privacy Rights. MORE  

State Subsidies for Smokers?

By Dirk Hanson

In 2006, Massachusetts began paying for stop-smoking treatments--and admissions for heart attacks fell by a staggering 46%. Now Ontario wants to do the same thing. MORE  

Europe’s Booziest Nation

By Dirk Hanson

The world's “wet” tier includes the UK, Northern Europe, and the former Soviet Republics. MORE  

Warning: Ecstasy Can Result in Hook-Ups With Creepy, Scary People

By Dirk Hanson

An inability to accurately judge character and emotions may be the cause of Ecstasy's "empathy effect." MORE  

U.S. To American Tourists: Take a Trip to Mexico!

By Dirk Hanson

Secretary of Homeland Security declares Mexican border open for tourists. Bookings not expected to skyrocket in Juarez. MORE  

Don't Mix Meth With Minors

By Dirk Hanson

Couple busted for trying to disguise meth lab as a day care center. Really? MORE  

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Chinese Underworld Sells Drugs and Fake IDs on Dark Web

From the mainland to Hong Kong, Chinese traders are taking full advantage of crypto-markets.

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Children of Addicts Must Work Harder to Fight Impulses

Researchers found that improperly developed brains were as much of a factor as being in a substance abusing environment.

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Will a New President Undo Marijuana's Progress?

Whether it's Hillary Clinton on the left or one of the assorted cast of characters on the right, a new chief executive could change course on weed in 2016.

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Global Drug Survey Looking for Participants

As they do every year, the independent research group is looking to cull drug and alcohol use data for its 2015 survey.

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Former Miss USA Tara Conner Opens Up About Getting Sober

Conner has been sober for seven years and is now hoping to help others in their battle with addiction.

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