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Morning Roundup: December 12, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Experts want ignition interlock devices for all convicted drunk drivers, drug smugglers increasingly take to the seas, and Jimmy Carter backs legal pot. MORE  

Millionaire's Nose Collapses From Cocaine Use

By McCarton Ackerman

A jail-bound British property developer retired at 36, then filled his free time with the drug. MORE  

Rx Drug Abuse Is Falling, Shows National Survey

By Chrisanne Grise

There's a long way to go, but the misuse of prescription drugs fell in 2011. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 12, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Gruesome images can't be used on cigarette packs in New York, alcohol may ward off rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis, and Around The World in 80 Plates host Cat Cora faces DUI charge. MORE  

Opana Abuse Overtakes Oxy

By McCarton Ackerman

The crushable pill has replaced OxyContin as the most abused prescription painkiller in the US. MORE  

More Teen Rx Addicts Switch to Smack

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Young painkiller addicts often "graduate" to cheaper, more intense heroin. MORE  

Conservative Org Accuses Bryson of DUI

By Gabrielle Wuhl

American Crossroads tweeted that alcohol caused the US commerce secretary's string of hit-and-run accidents. MORE  

Does Charlie Sheen Regret "Winning"?

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Charlie Sheen sounds a more conciliatory note in his latest interview, admitting, "I was in total denial." MORE  

Teen Mom Opts for Jail Over Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

Experts say Amber Portwood's decision to take five years' prison instead of treatment "will scar her for life." MORE  

Drug-Addled Actor Nick Stahl Is Missing

By Chrisanne Grise

The Terminator 3 actor's estranged wife suspects drugs are involved in his disappearance. MORE  

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