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Medical Pot Researchers Wrestle with Federal Restrictions

By Victoria Kim

Researchers like Dr. Sue Sisley are hamstrung by weed's status as a Schedule I drug. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Richard Dreyfuss' wife arrested for DUI, drug traffickers hiding crystal meth as tequila, and drunk airline passenger punches flight attendant. MORE  

Feds Okay Study That Examines MMJ to Treat PTSD

By Shawn Dwyer

Initially given the go-ahead by the FDA, the study has finally gotten approval from HHS though researchers still must seek the blessing of the DEA. MORE  

Cocaine Use May Decrease Addiction in Male Offspring

By Shawn Dwyer

New study shows it's possible for a drug-using dad to shape his son's resistance. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

Tough Times for New Drug Research, Rehabilitated Addicts in Iran, and a Corpse on Every Cigarette Pack. MORE  

Stumbling Toward the Future with NIDA

By Dirk Hanson

Merging two huge federal drug and alcohol agencies? No problem. MORE  

Grieving Father Gives $6 Million for Alcohol Research

By Dirk Hanson

Owen Boris decided that the best thing he could do for the memory of his son, and for others in the same position, was to help fund addiction research. MORE  

Fruit Flies on Speed

By Dirk Hanson

Experiments with fruit flies show that methamphetamine may alter the way cells metabolize glucose. That’s not good news. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Dog helps police bust drug dealer owner, drunk Flybe pilot arrested before flying plane, and respected softball coach caught with crack cocaine.

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N.J. Internet Gambling Addiction Is Subject of Rutgers Study

Concerned about the impact of internet gambling, Rutgers will examine who, how, and why people become addicted.

10/30/14 7:30pm
British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educating others about the disease.

10/30/14 5:30pm
Fraternity Suspended After Date-Rape Drug Accusations

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Brown University has been suspended after two students claimed they were drugged and sexually assaulted.

10/30/14 3:30pm
Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military

Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.

10/30/14 1:00pm

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Scott Phillips: You Are What You—

Last February, my oldest friend died of a heroin overdose at the age of 49. He beat me to recovery, and he beat me to death. He also gave a final, drug-alogue interview on my radio show 20 hours before he died.

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