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Morning Roundup: December 4, 2012

By The Fix staff

Binge-eating and hoarding get official status in DSM-5, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter slam drug war in new doc, and Mike Tyson was high on cocaine in The Hangover. MORE  

New Mexican Pres Urges US to Help End Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

Enrique Peña Nieto says that more US-Mexico collaboration would benefit the economy and security of both nations. MORE  

Obama and Mexican President-Elect Talk Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

Marijuana legalization in two US states opens up new possibilities for today's US-Mexico talks. MORE  

Some States Still Prohibit Drinking While Voting

By Bryan Le

South Carolina and Kentucky maintain a Prohibition-era ban on Election Day alcohol sales. MORE  

Drugs, Addiction: What Does Your Vote Mean?

By The Fix staff

Check out The Fix's guide to how the candidates would tackle America's most pressing drug and addiction issues. MORE  

The Prohibition Party's Low Bottom

By Jeff Winkler

Concerned about intoxicant issues, and heading to the polls today? You’re out of luck. The presidential candidate for the Prohibition Party is a gay-baiting preacher who doesn’t put a great face on the latter-day temperance movement. MORE  

Will Gary Johnson's Pot Policy Hurt Romney?

By Chrisanne Grise

The Libertarian candidate's Republican former colleagues worry that his pro-legalization stance will cost them votes. MORE  

LiLo's Insane Week: The Diary

By Bryan Le

Being "kidnapped" by her "cokehead" mother, disowning her father, and backing Mitt Romney for president: Can we summon any surprise? MORE  

Dear Mr. President: A Modest Proposal

By Susan E. Foster

No need to debate this: Treating addiction as a disease is America’s greatest single opportunity to reduce costs to taxpayers, improve health and reduce crime. MORE  

Obama Girls' School in Drug, Sex Scandal

By Chrisanne Grise

The private school is under fire after a report reveals that 71% of students attend drug- and booze-fueled parties. MORE  

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