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Former Top UK Drug Adviser Proposes Studying Benefits of Recreational Drug Use

By Victoria Kim

Professor David Nutt wants government to move beyond focusing on the adverse effects of recreational drugs. MORE  

Hallucinogens in Addiction Treatment: The Trippy New Era

By Kelly Bourdet

LSD, ecstasy and magic mushrooms are helping people face death, cope with trauma and quit booze and smokes. Can these drugs revolutionize addiction treatment, or is it all just tangerine trees and marmalade skies? MORE  

Olympics Relax Regulation of Pot

By Victoria Kim

Revised global anti-doping policy will make it harder to test for long-term pot use in athletes. MORE  

Did Coked-Up Bankers Crash the Economy?

By Sarah Beller

Former UK drug czar David Nutt says bankers' cocaine use led to "overconfident" spending. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 15, 2013

By The Fix staff

Prescription painkiller abuse plagues the NFLCanadian kids smoke the most pot, and comedian Kevin Hart arrested for drunk driving. MORE  

Experiment Aims to Brew Hangover-Free Booze

By Chrisanne Grise

A controversial professor says that it's time to move on in the way we intoxicate ourselves. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Captured Colombian drug lord disguised his face with plastic surgery, medical pot activists protest at Obama's campaign HQ, and Snoop Lion shares a bong with his son. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 20, 2012

By Reina Berger

Racetrack denies drug cartel fixed results, Vietnam bans all public smoking and tobacco ads, and Daniel Radcliffe relives drunk life on screen. MORE  

Drug Prof Slams Pot Lung-Danger Claims

By Bryan Le

In a scathing newspaper letter, prominent expert David Nutt accuses the British Lung Foundation of scaremongering on cannabis and cancer. MORE  

Magic Mushrooms May Hold Depression Key

By Valerie Tejeda

Scientists find that the active ingredient in 'shrooms affects the brain in a similar way to anti-depressants. MORE  

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