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Lawsuit Argues "Compassion Club" Ban Violates Canadian Constitution

By McCarton Ackerman

Two men arrested for selling medical marijuana from a dispensary are fighting back against what they consider to be violations of their constitutional rights. MORE  

Teacher Takes a Stand Against "Incriminating" Drug Survey

By Victoria Kim

John Dryden could be penalized for informing students of their 5th Amendment right to skip drug/alcohol questions. MORE  

Supreme Court: Cops Need Warrants for DUI Blood Tests

By Victoria Kim

Warrantless blood-testing of DUI suspects is ruled unconstitutional. MORE  

Judge Cracks Down on NY's "Stop-and-Frisk"

By Liam Delaney

Today's ruling finds that a key element of the controversial practice is unconstitutional. MORE  

Can You Be Sentenced to Church for Drunk Driving?

By Hunter R. Slaton

The case of an Oklahoma teen who was sentenced to a decade's worth of sermons brings up constitutional questions. MORE  

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of... Drunkenness?

By Adam K. Raymond

As the nation celebrates George Washington's birthday, The Fix recalls that he and his fellow Founding Fathers were prodigious boozers. How does the first president fare in our (very subjective) ranking? MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 20, 2011

By Luke Walker

Latin American leaders blame US drug use for woes, Toxicology report shows Boston gangster Matthew Stewart died of coke overdose, Connecticut cops seize 700 marijuana plants in two separate drug stings. MORE  

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