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Morning Roundup: March 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Heroin use rises among Afghan youth, task force debates how to tax weed in Colorado, and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. hit with 900k fine for pot. MORE  

"Shorty" Guzman's Protector Captured in Mexico

By Liam Delaney

Mexico announces the arrest of the "security chief" for the country's most wanted drug lord. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 29, 2013

By The Fix staff

"Cocaine grandmother" plans to appeal death sentence, San Francisco backs out of Super Bowl booze ban, and Randy Travis seeks treatment for alcoholism. MORE  

Are Los Zetas Losing Their Grip?

By Ben Feuerherd

Mexico's most powerful cartel may be "slipping," but drug trafficking is still on the rise. MORE  

Radio Zetas: Drug Cartel Seizes the Airwaves

By Ben Feuerherd

Mexico's most feared traffickers are ramping up their tech operations—and kidnapping radio experts to do so. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 29, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Jailed Mexican kingpin admits to bribing officials, young adults drive stoned more than drunk, and plans for a booze-free St. Paddy's Day divide Ireland. MORE  

41% of Mexicans Believe Zetas Founder Lives On

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexico's government scrambles to disprove conspiracy theories about a cartel boss they say was killed. MORE  

Zetas Founder Killed, Corpse Stolen

By Chrisanne Grise

After cartel leader Heriberto "El Lazca" Lazcano was killed in a shoot-out last night, an armed gang has stolen his body. MORE  

Cartels Wager Drug Money on Cockfights

By Chrisanne Grise

The Mexican tradition of cockfighting draws cartel members as violence surges both inside—and outside—the ring. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 6, 2012

By The Fix staff

An Australian pundit claims smoking is healthier than gay marriage, a GOP Super PAC video calls Joe Biden a "drunk uncle," and Jamie Lee Curtis talks sobriety.  MORE  

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