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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  

Cuomo Calls for Marijuana Law Reform

By Ben Feuerherd

New York's Governor wants to change laws that "stigmatize" people of color. MORE  

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Marijuana legalization advocate and Princeton University employee Don DeZarn will soon have to make such a choice.

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A report by Vice exposed Chinese men paying to watch working girls do meth. But the problem runs much deeper than that.

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A focus on eating healthier in concert with education can help food addicts turn toward healthier foods.

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Drug Abuse Crackdown in China Targets Foreigners

In an effort to crack down on drug abuse, China is forcing foreigners to provide random urine samples under the threat of detention.

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Attorney Kent Easter and his wife conspired to set-up Kelli Peters over alleged mistreatment of their son.

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