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Drug Users Welcomed For First Time at Global AIDS Confab

By McCarton Ackerman

After being shut out of of the AIDS conference for decades, intravenous drug users finally had their own booth. MORE  

World Health Organization Suggests Decriminalizing Personal Drug Use

By McCarton Ackerman

Following the WHO's suggestion could lead to a drastic drop in the rate of drug abuse, as shown by Portugal. MORE  

Kesha Displays New Outlook After Rehab For Eating Disorder

By McCarton Ackerman

The 'Tik Tok' singer has found a new lease on life following a stint in rehab to combat anorexia and bulimia. MORE  

Number of Drug Users In United Kingdom Jumps To 2.7 Million

By McCarton Ackerman

A new survey has revealed a significant rise in the use of various illicit drugs despite an overall drop in recent years. MORE  

Grandma-Grandson Duo Busted For Running Drug Ring

By McCarton Ackerman

A family that deals drugs together, goes to jail together. MORE  

Inquest Confirms Peaches Geldof Had Heroin In Home Before Death

By McCarton Ackerman

A significant amount of heroin and a wide range of drug paraphernalia were found by police after her overdose death in April. MORE  

Brooklyn Principal Charged With Smuggling Heroin Into Prison

By McCarton Ackerman

Sadie Silver, a respected 20-year veteran, shocked the community where she was born and raised. MORE  

Revised Mississippi Welfare Law Could Punish Children of Addicts

By McCarton Ackerman

The proposed law would cut off welfare benefits for children if their parents test dirty. MORE  

'Star Wars' Ewok Admits Cocaine, Alcohol Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

After being caught on camera doing cocaine, actor Paul Grant has admitted to needing help for the addictions that caused him to lose everything. MORE  

Study Finds 'Energy Cocktails' Increase Urge To Drink

By McCarton Ackerman

An Australian study has raised another flag in the dangerous practice of combing booze and energy drinks. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: July 28, 2014

Fox News anchor pleads guilty in drunk disorderly case, Utah political candidate charged with assault over pill debt, and 'Bio-Dome' star arrested for drunk driving.

7:00am
Drug Users Welcomed For First Time at Global AIDS Confab

After being shut out of of the AIDS conference for decades, intravenous drug users finally had their own booth.

7/25/14 7:30pm
New Study Identifies Triggers In Cocaine Relapse

A connection between endogenous amino acids and opioid receptors may offer a clue as to why people relapse.

7/25/14 5:30pm
World Health Organization Suggests Decriminalizing Personal Drug Use

Following the WHO's suggestion could lead to a drastic drop in the rate of drug abuse, as shown by Portugal.

7/25/14 3:30pm
Kesha Displays New Outlook After Rehab For Eating Disorder

The 'Tik Tok' singer has found a new lease on life following a stint in rehab to combat anorexia and bulimia.

7/25/14 1:00pm

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