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Pablo Escobar's Hippos Running Wild In Colombia

By McCarton Ackerman

The notorious King of Cocaine's influence is still being felt in his native Colombia twenty years after his death. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 24, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Supercross rider James Stewart tests positive for drugs, drug cartel caught smuggling pot in watermelons, and drunk driver blames car crash on texting. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Martin Scorsese's nephew busted for dealing dope, PA governor changes on medical pot, drunk NY cops go on shooting sprees, and pot food truck debuts in Denver. MORE  

Dudley Do Wrong Faces Cocaine Trafficking Charges

By John Lavitt

After a 23-year career as a Royal Mountie, Albert Michelin is behind bars for trafficking cocaine following an 11-month investigation. MORE  

Producers of ‘Lone Survivor’ Tied To Cocaine Trafficking

By Shawn Dwyer

Remington Chase and Stefan Martirosian possess shadowy pasts that also include connections to the Russian mafia and the African diamond trade. MORE  

Islamic Militants in Mali Tied to Drug Cartels

By McCarton Ackerman

The war in Mali will impact drug traffickers and users far beyond its borders. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 12, 2012

By The Fix staff

Large numbers of Rx drug deaths are linked to just a few doctors, Washington DAs drop pot possession cases, and addicts' wedding lifts spirits at an opium rehab in Kabul. MORE  

Venezuela Hosts More Traffickers Than It Admits

By May Wilkerson

Corruption and deceit mean Venezuela's role as major drug hub is under-reported. MORE  

Africa Is the US Drug War's New Front

By May Wilkerson

What will be the consequences of the US decision to pursue Latin American cartels into their African hubs? MORE  

Mexico's Drug Queen Extradited to the US

By May Wilkerson

The nation's highest-profile female trafficker will face cocaine charges north of the border. MORE  

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Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

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The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana.

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Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again.

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Despite a decade-long battle with crippling heroin addiction, Afghanistan remains reluctant in its desire to treat addicts.

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