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Drug Overdose Deaths Exceed Traffic Fatalities for the First Time In Minnesota

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite efforts to curb abuse and to inform the public, the North Star State has been plagued by a number of drug-related problems. MORE  

California Proposition Could Reduce Non-Violent Drug Felonies To Misdemeanors

By McCarton Ackerman

If approved, Proposition 47 could cause a tidal wave of reform that would see the release of tens of thousands while saving hundreds of millions per year. MORE  

CNN Special Examines Addiction In LDS Church

By McCarton Ackerman

The documentary special examines whether or not strict Mormon teachings can lead to substance abuse. MORE  

Woman Sues DEA For Creating Fake Facebook Account Under Her Name

By McCarton Ackerman

The DEA used real photos and status updates to trick Sondra Arquiett's friends into incriminating themselves. MORE  

Georgia Police Conduct Spectacularly Failed Pot Raid Over Okra Plants

By McCarton Ackerman

A retired Atlanta man was surprised to find his home raided by heavily armed police complete with helicopter crew. MORE  

Biogenesis Founder Has Bail Revoked After Failed Drug Test

By McCarton Ackerman

In an ironic twist of fate, Anthony Bosch tested positive for cocaine after helping nearly 20 baseball players get suspended for PEDs. MORE  

Drug Use Among Wealthy On The Rise In U.K.

By McCarton Ackerman

Almost half of the survey participants admitting to using drugs are either middle or upper middle class. MORE  

Singer Billy Idol Admits He's No Longer Sober

By McCarton Ackerman

The legendary singer recently said that he has fallen off the wagon while out promoting his new memoir. MORE  

Kew Gardens Increases Tourism With Drug-Themed Exhibit

By McCarton Ackerman

A new drug-themed exhibition in London has drawn criticism for promoting drug use. MORE  

Study Finds African-Americans Less Likely To Sell Drugs, More Likely To Get Arrested

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite whites being more likely to sell drugs, African-Americans are being sent to prison for drug offenses at much higher rates. MORE  

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