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Morning Roundup: January 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Gordon Ramsay busted with bubbly, Wisconsin set to fight heroin addiction, D.C. next to decriminalize pot, and 'Cheers Perfection' star arrested for possession. MORE  

Massachusetts Advocates Make the Push for Legalizing Pot

By Shawn Dwyer

Bolstered by Colorado and Washington, pro-marijuana reformers are eying The Bay State in 2016. MORE  

Denver City Council Votes to Decriminalize Pot for 18-21 Year Olds

By Shawn Dwyer

The unanimous vote greatly reduces punishment so those caught with marijuana won’t face lasting legal consequences. MORE  

Massachusetts Police Making Pot Arrests Low Priority

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite arrests trending downward, statistics show that African-Americans are more likely to be hauled in for possession than whites. MORE  

Pope Francis Criticizes Drug "Liberalization"

By Victoria Kim

The Pope states that more liberal drug policy won't solve Latin America's problems. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 11, 2013

By Victoria Kim

European lawmakers ban menthol cigarettes, bath salts more addictive than meth, and pregnant actress Evan Rachel Wood craves marijuana. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 5, 2013

By The Fix staff

US calls for ban on drunk diplomats, Canada no longer most internet-addicted nation, and booze once got Tom Cruise kicked out of seminary. MORE  

Will Maryland Decriminalize Weed?

By Tony O'Neill

A new state bill seeking to decriminalize small-scale pot possession stands a fighting chance. MORE  

Colombia Plans to Decriminalize Ecstasy

By Ben Feuerherd

In its efforts to combat trafficking, the country considers legalizing "personal doses" of synthetic drugs. MORE  

What Should Our Drug Laws Be?

By Bryan Le

Legalization, decriminalization, or neither? Have your say: Join a Twitter debate with The Fix and Phoenix House on February 6! MORE  

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