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Morning Roundup: June 9, 2013

By Victoria Kim

ADHD drugs don't boost kids' grades, Colorado's recreational pot rules are revealed, and doctor traces Michael Jackson's drug problem back to 1993. MORE  

Gringos on the Ayahuasca Trail

By Linda Stansberry

Young travelers flock to Bolivia and Peru to do hallucinogenic ayahuasca, which allegedly has spiritual, therapeutic qualities. Do shamans or charlatans await? The Fix goes along for the trip. MORE  

Bolivia Pushes Coca-Edibles to the Masses

By Tony O'Neill

President Evo Morales tries to prove the infamous plant can be put to wholesome use. MORE  

25 Years for Drug Trafficking, Only 20 for Murder?

By Bryan Le

Rape and murder carry shorter sentences than drug crimes in many Latin American countries, a new report shows. MORE  

UN Accepts Coca-Leaf Chewing in Bolivia

By Ben Feuerherd

Bolivia wins reinstatement to the UN Narcotics Convention—even though growing coca remains legal there. MORE  

Bolivia's Coca Licensing is Unexpected Success

By McCarton Ackerman

President Morales' unorthodox counternarcotics approach has helped cut back on coca growth. MORE  

Paraguay: The Forgotten Drug Hub

By May Wilkerson

A massive cocaine haul in the landlocked nation sheds rare light on a little-noticed drug trade. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 17, 2012

By The Fix staff

Colorado voters lean towards legalizing marijuana in November, ban on Czech liquor spreads after deaths, and Cali waitress caught serving sides of coke and meth. MORE  

Cocaine Recession Is No Blow to the Cartels

By May Wilkerson

Colombian cocaine production has plunged, along with demand. But savvy cartels find alternative ways to thrive. MORE  

Scientist Seeking Love Falls for Cocaine Scam

By McCarton Ackerman

A distinguished physicist duped into chasing "Miss Bikini World" languishes in an Argentine jail. MORE  

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