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Morning Roundup: September 5, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Romney and Obama criticized for ignoring the War on Drugs, a hotel in Tunisia is attacked for serving alcohol and Lady Gaga cuts back on booze. MORE  

The Drug War Debate the Pols Want to Stifle

By Tony O'Neill

The Huffington Post's "Shadow Conventions" tackle subjects the Republicans and Democrats dodge. Here's a quick guide to a feast of drug-war reading. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 24, 2012

By Bryan Le

Big tobacco sold cigarettes illegally on American Indian reservation, alcohol is more lethal to Asians, and Rodney King's autopsy reveals PCP and cocaine. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 23, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

The Drug Czar calls for wider distribution of naloxone, a midwestern drought helps cops spot weed, and how Barack Obama quit smoking with the help of his daughters. MORE  

Obama Reaches for the "Beer Vote"

By Chrisanne Grise

Have the president's advisors spotted a chance to draw a profitable contrast with his abstinent opponent? MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 1, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drunk drivers in DC will face harsher penalties, TV addiction may boost diabetes risk in seniors, and Dennis Hopper's son is accused of drugged rape. 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  

Morning Roundup: July 19, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Politicians work together to protect medical marijuana users, Romney wants to bring up Obama's cocaine use, and man booked for Wal-Mart scooter DWI. MORE  

Tyler Perry: Obama Saved Me From Booze

By Bryan Le

The Madea's Witness Protection star claims a presidential visit rescued him from alcohol dependence. MORE  

Amendment to Defund Obama's MMJ Raids Fails

By Sarah Beller

A bipartisan group of House representatives seeks to pull the plug on the federal medical pot crackdown. MORE  

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Fifteen years after its initial passage, California's medical marijuana law remains a headache for state politicians.

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Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

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Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

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Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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