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Hundreds Of British Children Under Age 10 Referred For Drug Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

The troubling statistics have renewed calls for better quality drug and alcohol education programs throughout the United Kingdom. MORE  

Art Campaign Tries to Educate Teens About the Dangers of Meth

By John Lavitt

Adolescents participating in Hawaii’s ‘Spray Away Meth’ campaign use street art to show how crystal meth has affected their lives and communities. MORE  

Russia Bans the Wikipedia of Drugs

By Bryan Le

Erowid.org's founder tells The Fix why cutting off access to reliable drug information is a bad idea. MORE  

Many HIV Patients Skip Meds to Drink

By May Wilkerson

Researchers find that 51% of HIV patients chose alcohol over their meds—when in fact, it's much safer to take both. MORE  

Arizona Lawmakers Kill Drug Bill Penned by High Schoolers

By Dirk Hanson

Students came up with what most officials agreed was a great idea for fighting drugs in schools. But the state legislature taught the students a lesson: Drafting laws is not for minors. MORE  

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