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Pablo Escobar's Hippos Running Wild In Colombia

By McCarton Ackerman

The notorious King of Cocaine's influence is still being felt in his native Colombia twenty years after his death. MORE  

Pete Doherty Talks Addictions, Amy Winehouse In New Book

By McCarton Ackerman

The allegedly sober front man for the Libertines opens up in a new book culled from his private diaries. MORE  

Massachusetts Hospital To Begin Mandatory Drug Screening For Patients

By McCarton Ackerman

The drug epidemic in the Bay State has led to some drastic and controversial responses. MORE  

Tennessee Teens Abusing Drugs At Alarming Rates

By McCarton Ackerman

Adolescents in the Volunteer State are abusing drugs like heroin at double the national average. MORE  

15 Bad Grandpas (and Grandmas)

By McCarton Ackerman

Retirement doesn’t have to be boring. These senior citizens bypassed the bingo nights and became involved in some of the most high-profile drug smuggling and dealing cases in recent history. MORE  

Janice Dickinson Visibly Relapses On 'Botched'

By McCarton Ackerman

The former Celebrity Rehab alum appears to have relapsed. MORE  

Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Arrested On Drug Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Indio Downey has taken the dangerous course of following his father's old footsteps. MORE  

NYC Anti-Drug Youth Program Has Scientology Connections Exposed

By McCarton Ackerman

Once again, the controversial religious movement has been caught lying about drugs. MORE  

Police Make Mass Arrests In Cleveland-to-Chicago Drug Ring

By McCarton Ackerman

The feds continued their crackdown on heroin in the Windy City. MORE  

British Celebrities Call For Drug Law Reform In UK

By McCarton Ackerman

Russell Brand, Sting, and Sir Richard Branson were among those calling on Prime Minister David Cameron to change current drug laws. MORE  

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Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

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New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana.

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Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again.

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Despite a decade-long battle with crippling heroin addiction, Afghanistan remains reluctant in its desire to treat addicts.

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