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An Inside Look at the Drug War Vs. Civilization

By Sanho Tree

In which one of the world’s foremost drug war experts stacks up the madness of it with “holy sh*t” details. Part 1 of a two part series. Part 2, coming tomorrow, explores the emerging “thank God already” sanity. MORE  

Video: Drug War Comedy Cuts Truth With Laughter

By May Wilkerson

US filmmaker Greg Berger tells The Fix about raising awareness—and hope—through satirical drug war videos. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 26, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Feds raid Washington medical pot dispensaries, new "buzzkilling" app busts fake ID's at the door, and Breaking Bad cast rolls up to premiere in model meth lab RV. MORE  

Video: Former Zetas Hitman Tells His Story

By Bryan Le

One of Miguel Treviño's former teen hitmen speaks from prison about his shame and regret. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 19, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Weight loss drug helps curb cocaine addiction, moonshine goes mainstream, and drug bust reveals cat high on cocaine. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 18, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Teen drinking doesn't trigger alcoholism, the UK abandons plan for minimum booze prices, and Glee cast and producers tried to save Cory Monteith from heroin addiction. MORE  

Mexico Captures Los Zetas' Leader

By Chrisanne Grise

Miguel Angel Trevino Morales is locked up. But will his capture only strengthen rival gangs? MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 9, 2013

By Victoria Kim

ADHD drugs don't boost kids' grades, Colorado's recreational pot rules are revealed, and doctor traces Michael Jackson's drug problem back to 1993. MORE  

Mexico Relies on Social Media for Drug War News

By Victoria Kim

With mainstream media silenced by fear of drug cartels, sites like Twitter are the only "safe" way to report the violence. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 24, 2013

By The Fix staff

Cocaine use grows more common in the middle class, opioid painkillers cost the US billions of dollars, and Rihanna supersizes her joints in Amsterdam. MORE  

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