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Crack and Heroin Use Hits Record Low in UK

By Valerie Tejeda

A report credits the nation's comprehensive treatment system for rapidly declining drug use. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 6, 2013

By Bryan Le

Russia fears troops will riot over smoking ban, heroin and crack use at record low in the UK, and a booze cruise theft is busted. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 21, 2013

By The Fix staff

Pro golfers say they rarely get drug tested, phone apps may cause gambling addiction, and junk food is made to be addictive. MORE  

Learning to Sit Still

By Chloe Caldwell

I always prided myself on my ability to handle my drugs. Now that I’m making my first clutches at sobriety, I’m beginning to see that I’d much rather be able to handle me. MORE  

Will We Ever Learn to Think in Moderation?

By Maia Szalavitz

The media is all black or all white about brain drugs like Oxy and Adderall. When they're new, we hear all about their benefits. When their risks emerge, the love turns to hate. Here's how these extreme swings perpetuate addiction.  MORE  

Brazilian Addicts Forced Into Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Crack cocaine addicts in Sao Paolo will face mandatory drug treatment under a new law. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 27, 2012

By The Fix staff

Nine killed in Mexican drug cartel gun battle, link between pot and psychosis goes both ways, and a drunk driver is busted at Bill Wilson's home. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 18, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

JFK baggage handler gets life for drug smuggling, crack addicts rounded up after Rio raids, and teetotal Mitt Romney practiced sitting on a bar stool for the debate. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 17, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Motherhood changes the impact of cocaine on the brain, Scotland faces cartel invasion, and Mitch Winehouse raises awareness about club drug deaths. MORE  

I Shall Regret the Past

By Nic Sheff

People in recovery sometimes say they’re grateful to be addicts. Good for them. But if I could go back and erase my addled past, I’d do it in a heartbeat. MORE  

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