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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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A neuron in the brain triggered by nicotine withdrawal may provide scientists with answers as to why people become addicted to cigarettes.

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ATF Stash House Stings Come Under Fire for Racial Profiling

An investigation into the ATF's fake drug houses revealed that over 90% of suspects arrested were minorities.

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How Europe's Cocaine Habit Fuels Radical Islam in West Africa

Terrorist groups like Hezbollah and al-Qaeda have benefited from corrupt regimes.

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A recent study has linked compulsive gambling to borderline and other personality disorders.

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Prescription Heroin Now Available in Vancouver

A group of 120 severe addicts will begin receiving doctor-approved smack.

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