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Morning Roundup: June 3, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Lea Michele began drinking as a toddler, Alabama man cut loose after 12th DUI arrest, and New Jersey man leaves heroin in back seat of cop car. MORE  

Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

By John Lavitt

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin. MORE  

Wildlife Photographer Buys Illegal Cocaine Plantation

By John Lavitt

In an effort to help save the Peruvian rainforest, Charlie Hamilton James unwittingly bought dense forest used for cultivating cocaine. MORE  

Heroin Sales Soar as Illegal Marijuana Output Falls

By Desiree Bowie

With marijuana becoming legal in many states, traffickers have been shifting their business model towards heroin. MORE  

Drug Tunnels With Railways Found At U.S.- Mexico Border

By McCarton Ackerman

A 73-year-old woman was arrested in connection with an elaborate series of tunnels running from Tijuana to San Diego. MORE  

Mexican President Convinced Drug War Violence Has Been 'Contained'

By McCarton Ackerman

President Enrique Peña Nieto pointed to an overall improvement in murder and robbery rates, while at the same time acknowledging problems have grown in certain regions of the country. MORE  

HSBC Settlement Proves Drug War is a Joke

By Allison McCabe

Matt Taibbi details in Rolling Stone magazine the brazenly unfair slap on the wrist the financial giant received for laundering drug cartel money. MORE  

Morning Roundup April 10th, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Pot users are more likely to abuse Rx drugs, celebrities ask Obama to change drug policy, and an American Airlines pilot is charged with attempted drunk flying. MORE  

Anonymous Drug War Blogger Speaks Out

By Bryan Le

"Lucy" says she continues her fearless coverage of the drug war because "I love Mexico." MORE  

Drug War Extradition Tests US–Mexico Relations

By Tony O'Neill

The US hopes for continued cooperation as they await the extradition of a Sinaloa cartel boss. MORE  

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