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Booming Black Market for Cigarettes On the Rise

By Paul Gaita

Thanks to a wave of taxation designed to discourage smoking, millions of dollars are being made by sellers of illegal cigarettes. MORE  

Black Market Weed Still Popular in Colorado, At Least for Now

By Shawn Dwyer

Due to high prices, low supplies, and municipal bans, Colorado’s pot smokers are still turning to illicit sellers. 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  

Morning Roundup: April 18, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Most teen-drinking deaths are not driving-related, magnets remove cigarette cravings, and Lindsay Lohan shoots mock ad for whisky-infused gum. MORE  

More Young Men Get Hooked on Viagra

By Valerie Tejeda

Men in their 20s and 30s with performance anxiety are increasingly becoming dependent on the little blue pills. MORE  

Czech Republic Halts Liquor Sales

By McCarton Ackerman

Methanol-laced, black-market booze has killed 19 people in the Eastern European country, leading to the open-ended ban. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 10, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Florida governor vetoes bill to help addicts in prison, teen drinking could lead to breast cancer, and iconic blues singer Bonnie Raitt is a quarter-century clean. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014

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

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Kentucky Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against OxyContin Maker

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has joined two California counties and the city of Chicago in suing the makers of the highly addictive painkiller.

10/21/14 7:30pm
Yonkers Police Officers Charged With Lying About Drugs to Obtain Search Warrant

Dario Tena fell 30 feet to his death after Christian Koch and Neil Vera lied to a judge in order to obtain a warrant.

10/21/14 5:30pm
Toys "R" Us Sells ‘Breaking Bad’ Figurines That Come With Bags of Meth, Cash

A Florida mother and fan of the show has started a campaign to have the toy store chain remove the figures from their shelves.

10/21/14 3:30pm
California Docs Face Mandatory Drug Testing If Prop 46 Passes

Opponents claim that the drug testing provision is to disguise the true nature of the proposition—raising the cap on non-economic damages for lawsuits.

10/21/14 1:00pm

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