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Republican Gov. Rick Perry Calls For More Lenient Drug Punishments

By McCarton Ackerman

In something of a shocker, the hard-right governor from Texas took a slight turn toward the left in showing support for less punitive punishment for drug offenders. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 24, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Justin Bieber pushed toward rehab, man arrested for masturbation addiction, Rick Perry wants to decriminalize pot, and liver transplant patient brings vodka to surgery.  MORE  

Ten Years Ago Portugal Decriminalized All Drugs. What Happened Next?

By Tony O'Neill

When the drug-drenched nation legalized all drugs within its borders, most critics predicted disaster. But the results took almost everybody by surprise. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Bracing for an HIV Epidemic Among Russian Addicts, Fact-Checking the Jack Daniels Label, and Doing the Math on Drugs. MORE  

U.K. Celebrities Demand Drug Decriminalization

By Kirwan Gray

Dame Judith Dench, Sir Richard Branson, Sting, Julie Christie, Mike Leigh, and prominent politicians called on the Cameron government to reduce penalties for drugs. MORE  

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Ottawa Gunman Had Lengthy History Of Drug Addiction

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau tried in vain to kick his crack cocaine and heroin addictions.

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Daughter of Porn King Larry Flynt in Critical Condition After Drunk Driving Accident

Lisa Flynt's blood alcohol was twice the legal limit when she crashed into an Ohio store last Friday.

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Nicotine Vaccine Could Help Smokers Kick the Habit

The vaccine deprives the brain of nicotine, thereby eliminating the high caused by tobacco.

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Prepubescent Drug Dealer Highlights Australia’s Growing Meth Problem

Not only is meth use on the rise in Australia, but addicts are becoming younger.

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Father-Son Treatment Center Pioneers Accused of Mass Fraud

Alan and Jason Brand are accused of embezzling millions in Medicaid funds.

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