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Does the War on Drugs Worsen the HIV/AIDS Epidemic?

By Jed Bickman

A new report claims that the War on Drugs has increased the spread of HIV by preventing many drug users from seeking treatment. MORE  

Big Pharma Lied About Another Pain Pill

By Jed Bickman

Sound familiar? This time, it's a subsidiary of Pfizer withholding safety evidence on arthritis drug Celebrex. MORE  

More DEA Death and Intrigue in Honduras

By Jed Bickman

The DEA admits its agent killed a suspected trafficker, while investigations into an earlier massacre reveal little. MORE  

Is the US Covering Up a Drug-War Massacre?

By Jed Bickman

The DEA allegedly shot up a boat of innocent civilians in a Honduras raid. While the Obama administration remains silent, reports on the ground tell a chilling tale of a US-funded military regime on drug-trafficker payrolls. MORE  

Should Addicts Be Sterilized?

By Jed Bickman

Project Prevention thinks so—and for years it's been paying poor, addicted women not to procreate. Now, with money from the far right, it's going global.  MORE  

Purdue Pharma Tries to Block Oxy Revelations

By Jed Bickman

The manufacturers of OxyContin react to the threat of disclosures that might prove they lied (again) about their addictive drug. MORE  

Dog's Nose Triggers Supreme Court Showdown

By Jed Bickman

If a police dog sniffs marijuana outside your home, is that an unconstitutional search? MORE  

Romney: Gingrich Lacks "Sobriety and Temperance"

By Jed Bickman

There's no evidence that Newt's an alcoholic. But Romney's rhetoric hints it heavily. MORE  

Unexpected Drugs Bring Seniors to ER

By Jed Bickman

Failures to administer and monitor drugs properly have a heavy human cost. MORE  

Critical Crack Case Due in Supreme Court

By Jed Bickman

We'll soon learn whether the new, slightly fairer crack sentencing law will apply retroactively. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Dog helps police bust drug dealer owner, drunk Flybe pilot arrested before flying plane, and respected softball coach caught with crack cocaine.

7:00am
N.J. Internet Gambling Addiction Is Subject of Rutgers Study

Concerned about the impact of internet gambling, Rutgers will examine who, how, and why people become addicted.

10/30/14 7:30pm
British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educating others about the disease.

10/30/14 5:30pm
Fraternity Suspended After Date-Rape Drug Accusations

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Brown University has been suspended after two students claimed they were drugged and sexually assaulted.

10/30/14 3:30pm
Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military

Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.

10/30/14 1:00pm

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Scott Phillips: You Are What You—

Last February, my oldest friend died of a heroin overdose at the age of 49. He beat me to recovery, and he beat me to death. He also gave a final, drug-alogue interview on my radio show 20 hours before he died.

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