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New Report Shows 250,000 Deported For Drugs Since 2008

By McCarton Ackerman

Eleven percent of all U.S. deportations are drug related, with many being for simple possession of drugs including marijuana. Only one percent were drug traffickers. MORE  

Human Rights Groups Protest Sentencing 30 Drug Traffickers To Death in Vietnam

By McCarton Ackerman

The United Nations has been asked to strip Vietnam's anti-drug funding, but so far the international body has yet to publicly respond. MORE  

Scientists Reveal How The Drug Trade Is Destroying The Rainforest

By John Lavitt

Narco-traffickers are rolling back decades of conservation work by cutting down rainforests and leaving ecological destruction in its wake. MORE  

DEA Officials Accused Of Secret Meetings With Mexican Drug Cartels

By McCarton Ackerman

The Drug Enforcement Agency failed to notify Mexican officials of the meetings despite stipulations in the bilateral agreements between Mexico and the U.S. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 6, 2013

By Bryan Le

Dutch coffeeshops defy ban and sell pot to tourists, England opens first highway rest stop pub, and olympic skier Lindsey Vonn is drug tested on the red carpet. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 30, 2013

By May Wilkerson

ADHD medications not linked to drug and alcohol abuse, dieters "smoke" booze to save calories, and Lil' Scrappy seeks help for "out of control" marijuana addiction. MORE  

Video: Gung-Ho Rio Cops Chase Trafficker in Chopper

By McCarton Ackerman

This film of the pursuit of a drug trafficker raises concerns about trigger-happy Brazilian policing. MORE  

NYPD Officer "Robbed Drug Dealers"

By McCarton Ackerman

A veteran cop is charged with aiding in a $1 million dollar robbery scheme. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 11, 2013

By The Fix staff

Cocaine traffickers target Costa Rica, drug made from red wine could help you live until 150, and Jeb Bush compares reporters to crack addicts. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 28, 2013

By The Fix staff

Killing kingpins won't stop cartels, Brits drink 40% more than they think they do, and Lindsay Lohan wants to help young people avoid drugs. MORE  

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California Moves To Clean Up Medical Pot Business

Fifteen years after its initial passage, California's medical marijuana law remains a headache for state politicians.

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Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

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Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

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Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.

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I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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