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Austerity Could Crush Portugal's Drug Program

By Tony O'Neill

Portugal's successful example of treating drug addiction as a health problem, instead of a matter for the police, is threatened by cuts. MORE  

US Drug Czar: "Legalization Is Not the Answer"

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Gil Kerlikowske says pot legalization won't solve our drug problem—but neither will "locking everyone up." MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 20, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Marijuana before pregnancy may double the risk of premature birth, decriminalization decreases drug usage in Portugal, and Russell Brand relapses, sexually. MORE  

Morgan Freeman Slams Pot Prohibition

By McCarton Ackerman

The beloved American actor says says making marijuana illegal is the "stupidest law possible." MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 13, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Russians are horrified by their drug abuse epidemic, insurers pay big markups as doctors dispense drugs, and the Rolling Stones survive a half-century of partying. MORE  

Colombia Decriminalizes Cocaine and Pot

By McCarton Ackerman

Anyone caught with small amounts of cocaine or marijuana in Colombia will no longer be detained or prosecuted. MORE  

Chicago Decriminalizes Pot

By Chrisanne Grise

Starting in August, anyone caught with small amounts of marijuana will face a fine rather than an arrest. MORE  

Albany Republicans Ruin Cuomo's Pot Plot

By Bryan Le

The NY governor's plan to decriminalize small-scale pot possession looks doomed to fail. MORE  

RI May Decriminalize Pot—Who's Next?

By McCarton Ackerman

Rhode Island is the latest state to drastically reduce pot penalties—causing both supporters and critics to speak up. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 11, 2012

By The Fix staff

US-Honduran relations survive deadly drug raid, California landlord imposes smoking ban on 2,000 apartments, and Michigan man busted for DUI in stolen wheelchair. MORE  

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Willie Nelson's Daughter Busted For Marijuana Possession

Paula Nelson followed her father's footsteps by getting busted with just under two ounces of weed in Texas.

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Morning Roundup: April 23, 2014

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New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction

Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds.

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Republican State Congressman Arrested For DUI

Dan Eagle saw his rising star fade a bit after getting arrested for driving under the influence upon leaving a Taco Bell and blowing a red light in Tallahassee.

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San Diego Man Claims Anti- Smoking Drug Made Him Kill Ex-Wife

Tim Danielson said that Chantix plunged him into depression weeks before he shot ex-wife Ming Qi several times and then tried to kill himself.

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