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US Drug Czar: "Legalization Is Not the Answer"

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Gil Kerlikowske says pot legalization won't solve our drug problem—but neither will "locking everyone up." MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 31, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Saudi Arabia bans most public smoking, UK addicts receive "disability" benefits, and Chinese olympic teen swimmer suspected of doping. MORE  

Cocaine Recession Is No Blow to the Cartels

By May Wilkerson

Colombian cocaine production has plunged, along with demand. But savvy cartels find alternative ways to thrive. MORE  

A New Way to End Gun Violence

By Jeff Deeney

Shooting deaths this summer are epidemic. The drug war and gun control have failed. A radical new program called CeaseFire might stop the killing. MORE  

Venezuela Hosts More Traffickers Than It Admits

By May Wilkerson

Corruption and deceit mean Venezuela's role as major drug hub is under-reported. MORE  

How Wikileaks Revealed Mexico–US Drug-War Dynamic

By May Wilkerson

Thousands of revealed US-Mexico cables have led many to criticize Calderón's stance and the two governments' relationship. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 25, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Fetal alcohol syndrome linked to behavioral issues in kids, NY truck doles out "weed" lollipops, and the Jaguars' Justin Blackmon pleads guilty to DUI. MORE  

Africa Is the US Drug War's New Front

By May Wilkerson

What will be the consequences of the US decision to pursue Latin American cartels into their African hubs? MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 17, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Mexican drug murders drop 15-20%, marijuana fields linked to rare wildlife deaths, and Duran Duran's John Taylor talks sex and drugs. MORE  

Bath Salts Testers Play Cat-and-Mouse

By Bryan Le

A drug-testing company chief tells The Fix about his battle to keep pace with the ever-changing elements of bath salts. MORE  

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