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Drug Users Welcomed For First Time at Global AIDS Confab

By McCarton Ackerman

After being shut out of of the AIDS conference for decades, intravenous drug users finally had their own booth. MORE  

Number of Drug Users In United Kingdom Jumps To 2.7 Million

By McCarton Ackerman

A new survey has revealed a significant rise in the use of various illicit drugs despite an overall drop in recent years. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 21, 2013

By Mei Schultz

House passes bill to drug test food stamp recipients, new breathalyzer watch tells you when you're drunk, and John McAfee releases bizarre drug-themed video about anti-virus software. MORE  

HIV Pill Cuts Infections Among IV Drug Users

By McCarton Ackerman

A new study finds that an antiretroviral pill can reduce HIV infections in drug users by 49%. MORE  

World AIDS Day: Solidarity, Struggle—Even Celebration

By May Wilkerson

While the global AIDS epidemic is leveling out, drug users and prisoners remain at high risk. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 26, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexico's president says an end to the drug trade is "impossible," drug smugglers in India and Pakistan use cement bags, and smoking may cause mental decline. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 29, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican drug war victims seek asylum in the US, female smokers lose a decade of life, and John Goodman talks about his "life or death" battle with alcohol. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 29, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

California could exempt addicts from prosecution if they seek medical help, UK rolls out pills to beat a breathalyzer, and Shia LaBeouf drops acid for a movie role. MORE  

Most Drug Users "Ignore" the Drug War

By May Wilkerson

US drug use has cost thousands of lives south of the border—but most users don't want to think about it. MORE  

Video: US and UK Drug Users Compared

By Will Godfrey

A major international survey of drug users provides fascinating stats about habits on both sides of the pond. MORE  

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