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For Comedian Jessica Kirson, Staying Sober Is No Laughing Matter

By McCarton Ackerman

Speaking exclusively to The Fix, comedian Jessica Kirson opens up about the struggles of staying sober while on the road, performing in venues where alcohol is flowing and what keeps her grounded through it all.  MORE  

Drug Treatment Worker Arrested for Driving Client to Score Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

The City of Bridgeport in idyllic Connecticut plays host to yet another a sketchy drug incident. MORE  

Detroit Launching Program To Seize Auction Drug Houses

By McCarton Ackerman

The city has already targeted over 300 drug houses for seizure. MORE  

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Says U.S. Drug Addiction Is Fueling Immigration Crisis

By McCarton Ackerman

The Illinois congressman was one of the few people to put the blame for the refugee crisis squarely on the failed drug war. MORE  

Insane Clown Posse 'Juggalos' Can Be Labeled As Gang After 2011 Drug Charges

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The band and ACLU are appealing the dismissal of their lawsuit against the Department of Justice. MORE  

Baltimore City Schools Officer Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charges

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Napoleon McLain, Jr. could spend up to 40 years in prison for conspiring to distribute crack cocaine. MORE  

New U.N. Report Finds Australia Has Most Recreational Drug Users In The World

By McCarton Ackerman

The report finds that Australians heavily use everything from marijuana and ecstasy to cocaine and crystal meth. MORE  

Phil Collins' Son Arrested In U.K. On Drug Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Simon Collins isn't the only member of the family to recently find himself in trouble for drugs. MORE  

Massachusetts ACLU Sues To Keep Addicted Women Out of Prison

By McCarton Ackerman

The Bay State is the only one in the union that incarcerates addicts who have not been convicted of any crime. MORE  

U.S. Goalie Tim Howard Drug Tested After Record-Breaking Performance

By McCarton Ackerman

Howard was one of the two randomly selected players FIFA picked after he blocked a record 16 shots on goal. MORE  

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