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Production of Alcoholic Energy Drink Halted in 20 States

By Bryan Le

The company behind the "alcopop" energy drink Four Loko has reluctantly agreed to a settlement that will limit their production and restrict their advertising. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Florida family poisoned by LSD-laced meat, new law targets California pot growers, L.A. Phil disrupted by drunk patron, and Colorado barber turns away pot smokers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 14, 2013

By Bryan Le

Turkey considers banning booze ads, study finds "non-smoking" hotel rooms are a myth, and Tommy Chong says marijuana helped him beat cancer. MORE  

Maker's Mark Waters Down Its Whisky

By Valerie Tejeda

The Kentucky bourbon brand will reduce alcohol content by 3%. Why? MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 30, 2013

By The Fix staff

Rehab treats meth and sex addiction together, Mexico's new president ignores the drug war, and Whitney Houston's brother says he got her hooked on cocaine. MORE  

Booze Ads Tell Kids, "Drink Irresponsibly"

By May Wilkerson

Alcohol ads aimed at younger readers are more likely to violate industry standards, say researchers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 24, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Russia bans alcohol advertising, heroin use among school-age children increases, and Tom Cruise says Scientology could be the secret to recovery for Russell Brand. MORE  

Hard Liquor Ads Hit the Small Screen

By Valerie Tejeda

Booze advertising on TV has been dominated by beer for decades, but that's about to change. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 27, 2012

By Bryan Le

Florida's welfare drug testing ruled unconstitutional, preschoolers with "undercontrolled" temperament are more likely to get addicted, and Wiz Khalifa cited for pot possession. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 17, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Major international online drug ring busted, US states loosen up liquor laws, and Bobby Brown pleads not guilty to DUI. MORE  

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