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Bath Salts: The Latest Scapegoat?

By Tony O'Neill

This week's knee-jerk rush to blame horrific news stories on "drugs" isn't necessarily accurate—or helpful. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 16, 2012

By Bryan Le

Moms save kids with home naloxone kits, two percent of Indonesians start smoking by age four, and legendary hacker Geohot busted for pot. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 27, 2012

By Luke Walker

Colorado ballot pushes to treat pot like alcohol, Gang violence is less drug-related than previously thought, and Hollow pineapples used in international smuggling. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 23, 2012

By Luke Walker

Marijuana-based mouth sprays, meds go to FDA for review, Even light-pocketed Americans keep visiting bars, and Scotland's the fake cocaine capital of the world. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 16, 2012

By Luke Walker

"Bath salts" host flesh-eating bacteria, New Jersey launches prescription drug database to fight abuse, and Heather Locklear released from hospital following drug "incident." MORE  

Despite Ban, Synthetic Drugs Are Still Sold Legally

By Luke Walker

Synthetic drug manufacturers stay one step ahead of legislation by developing new chemical variants. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 6, 2012

By Luke Walker

Recreational marijuana use gains support in Washington state, Heroin stash found hidden in bottles of Scotch at Newark Airport, and Emma Stone to star in cocaine comedy. MORE  

House Bans "Bath Salts" and K2

By Luke Walker

Congress passes a sweeping law banning a range of controversial synthetic drugs. MORE  

DEA Bans "Bath Salts" Chemicals

By Jason Gotlieb

An emergency national prohibition responds to rising concerns about a rapidly-evolving drug category. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Zeta and Sinaloa Cartels Now Dominate Mexico Drug War, Actor and Addict Jeff Conaway's Death Ruled Accidental, and Broadway Drama Turned Samuel L. Jackson to Crack. MORE  

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