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Morning Roundup: Sept. 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Retail weed in Colorado tops medical pot in sales, man arrested for selling crushed Pop-Tarts as cocaine, and man charged with hiding drugs in DARE lion. MORE  

The Overlooked Addiction: Problem Gambling

By Linda Stansberry

Gambling addiction leaves no track marks, no smell on the breath or outward signs of dysfunction. It's seen as a socially acceptable vice, but the damage it can do is staggering. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Coach busted for buying coke at school, grandma ditches kids for casino, Colorado intros pot vending machine, and man arrested three times in three days for huffing. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 6, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Lamar Odom's drug dealers may have robbed Khloe Kardashian, third graders caught smoking pot in school, D.C. decriminalizes weed, and Oregon couple tries burning down pizza place with hootch. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

George Lopez claims downing 52 shots, drunk man jumps off Mumbai bridge, Idaho police shoot dog in drug raid, and man high on PCP does ninja moves. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 3, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman had multiple drugs in system, George Lopez arrested for public intoxication, British woman addicted to ketchup, and drunk guy walks pet tiger through Chicago. MORE  

Olympic Swimming Champion Enters Rehab For Ambien Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Hackett was shipped off to a U.S. rehab following a bizarre incident in a Melbourne casino where he was caught stumbling around half-naked with his four-year-old daughter in tow. MORE  

Scientists Find a Way to Reduce Gambling Impulse

By Allison McCabe

Using mice gambling for sugar pellets in a "rat casino," researchers have discovered how to curb behaviors associated with pathological gambling. MORE  

Ohioans Call Addiction Helpline for Gambling Tips

By McCarton Ackerman

Half of all calls to a problem-gambling help line are inquiries about local casinos and winning lottery numbers. MORE  

Video: Man Downs 40 Jägerbombs in Six Minutes

By Bryan Le

A reckless casino winner blows his winnings on 40 shots of Jäger, only to lose it all in the bar sink. MORE  

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