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Morning Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon heading to rehab, Murietta mayor resigns after DUI crash, and man arrested after leaving 'smelly' bag of drugs on bus. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

London mayor regrets snorting sugar instead of cocaine, Google exec killer says heroin overdose was accidental, and Ole Miss fan drunkenly interviews quarterback. MORE  

Colorado Officials Now Want to Ban Edibles

By Shawn Dwyer

Despite the overall success of legalized marijuana in Colorado, state officials want to roll back part of the law by calling for a near-total ban on weed edibles. MORE  

Brain Abnormalities In Gamblers Different From Drug Addicts

By Shawn Dwyer

A new study has shown that gambling addicts don't have the same brain alterations as abusers of cocaine or heroin. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk 'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon arrested on misdemeanor, prolific thief barred from every London bar, and 'super drunk' woman mistakes jail for bar. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kesha revealed sexual assault while in rehab, Denver cops warn about pot candy on Halloween, and woman pulls cocaine from bra during arrest. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Mark Holden claims he wasn't drunk on Dancing with the Stars, cops chase drug suspect through marathon, and man on LSD demands ride to McDonald's. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk zombie Santa terrorizes teenager, four men busted for smuggling cocaine in Xboxes, and drunk man prank calls hospital claiming to have ebola. MORE  

U.S. Senators Want Stronger Warnings for E-Cigarettes

By Shawn Dwyer

Six Democratic senators wrote a letter to the FDA asking to require labels on all nicotine products, including e-cigs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Naked woman in tree gets meth dealer busted, veteran in wheelchair has prosthetic leg stolen by drunk football fan, and Hermes' Birkin Bags smell like weed. MORE  

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