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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 20, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Marijuana before pregnancy may double the risk of premature birth, decriminalization decreases drug usage in Portugal, and Russell Brand relapses, sexually. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 27, 2012

By Bryan Le

Why US addiction treatment isn't truly "medical," American Legion challenges Indiana smoking ban, and heroin burrito-smuggling deputy jailed. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 21, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Mexican riot that killed 44 was cover for Zetas Cartel jailbreak, smoking bans outside bars can curb "social smoking," and Asian kids seem at higher risk of gambling addiction. MORE  

A License for Boozers?

By Bryan Le

A UK ambulance worker suggests issuing drinking licenses to all citizens—which can be revoked if necessary. MORE  

Robbie Williams Launches Online Poker Site

By McCarton Ackerman

The British pop singer controversially invites his young fans to try their hand at online gambling. MORE  

Kate Middleton Checks Out Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

The Duchess of Cambridge toured a drug-and-alcohol treatment center run by UK outfit Action on Addiction. MORE  

UK Docs Sued by Benzo Patients

By Valerie Tejeda

A flood of legal cases from tranquilizer addicts is anticipated. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

Chris Christie Denounces the War on Drugs, How Ambien Wakes the Near Dead, and America's Druggiest Colleges. MORE  

Chasing the Dragon in Jail

By Rick Watts

Being locked up is an inconvenience when you're craving heroin. A London prisoner and ex-user recalls that getting the drugs is the easy part. MORE  

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