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Macy Gray Says Drug Use Contributed To Career Decline

By McCarton Ackerman

Gray admitted that fame made her a "massive asshole" and contributed to her descent into drug abuse. MORE  

After $7.6 Billion, U.S. Drug War In Afghanistan A Stunning Failure

By McCarton Ackerman

A new report shows that Afghan farmers produced a record amount of opium last year. MORE  

Synthetic 'Spice' Wreaking Havoc Across Russia

By McCarton Ackerman

Use of the popular synthetic weed has spread across the globe, causing the same problems overseas as it does in the U.S. MORE  

Islamic State Reportedly Using Drug Trade To Fund Operations

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite drugs being expressly forbidden, the Islamic militants may have seized upon trafficking routes once used by Al-Qaeda. MORE  

Facebook Slams DEA Over Creating Fake Profiles

By McCarton Ackerman

The social media giant ordered the DEA to comply with their Terms of Use policy and stop creating fake accounts to catch drug dealers. MORE  

Steven Tyler Addresses Maui Drug Court Graduates

By McCarton Ackerman

The Aerosmith frontman said he was 'nervous' and 'fighting' addiction every day. MORE  

Macklemore Returns To Drug Court To Speak At Graduation

By McCarton Ackerman

Sober since 2008, the hip hop artist returned to speak at a graduation ceremony. MORE  

Pennsylvania Gov. Blames Employee Drug Testing On Job Creation Woes

By McCarton Ackerman

Gov. Corbett thinks his poor jobs record has something to do with employees not taking drug tests. MORE  

Former Playboy Model Caught Trafficking 50,000 MDMA Pills

By McCarton Ackerman

Canadian model and former Playmate Krista Boseley allegedly tried to smuggle drugs on a private plane. MORE  

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