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15 Bad Grandpas (and Grandmas)

By McCarton Ackerman

Retirement doesn’t have to be boring. These senior citizens bypassed the bingo nights and became involved in some of the most high-profile drug smuggling and dealing cases in recent history. MORE  

12 Shocking Drug News Items From the Sunshine State

By McCarton Ackerman

From wickedly funny to stunningly stupid to eye-raising examples of brutal behavior, Florida is the state that keeps on making headlines in the drug world. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Drug tests before exams could curb students' ritalin use, investigation reveals copious cocaine use at Wimbeldon tennis tournament, and the Church of England considers "champagne christenings." MORE  

SMUGGLER License Plates Expose... Smuggler

By McCarton Ackerman

A drug runner with "Smuggler" vanity plates bunks at Smuggler's Inn, leading to world's most obvious drug bust. MORE  

Is The War on Drugs Racist? Bestseller Fuels Debate

By May Wilkerson

A bombshell new book argues that the drug war unfairly targets blacks. MORE  

Meet "Ireland's Stupidest Criminal"

By McCarton Ackerman

A judge gives a scathing title to an addict who left a photo of himself at the scene of a burglary. MORE  

Facebook: Your Own Personal Probation Officer

By Kenneth Garger

Dumb drug felons get nabbed for boasting online about probation violations. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

Drug Crime Causes Prison Gridlock, How the Press Missed the Drug War at Home, and Why Even Slime Mould Prefers Sedatives. MORE  

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Kentucky Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against OxyContin Maker

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has joined two California counties and the city of Chicago in suing the makers of the highly addictive painkiller.

10/21/14 7:30pm
Yonkers Police Officers Charged With Lying About Drugs to Obtain Search Warrant

Dario Tena fell 30 feet to his death after Christian Koch and Neil Vera lied to a judge in order to obtain a warrant.

10/21/14 5:30pm
Toys "R" Us Sells ‘Breaking Bad’ Figurines That Come With Bags of Meth, Cash

A Florida mother and fan of the show has started a campaign to have the toy store chain remove the figures from their shelves.

10/21/14 3:30pm
California Docs Face Mandatory Drug Testing If Prop 46 Passes

Opponents claim that the drug testing provision is to disguise the true nature of the proposition—raising the cap on non-economic damages for lawsuits.

10/21/14 1:00pm
Facebook Slams DEA Over Creating Fake Profiles

The social media giant ordered the DEA to comply with their Terms of Use policy and stop creating fake accounts to catch drug dealers.

10/21/14 10:30am

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