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Mexico Enacts Law to Help Drug War Victims

By McCarton Ackerman

Mexico's new president promises reparations for thousands of victims and their families. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Spanish thieves make off with tons of hash on New Years' Eve, Zambia battles drug addiction, and Frank Ocean is busted for pot possession.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 28, 2012

By Bryan Le

Drug war security threatens tourism in Acapulco, Mexico, Egyptian Islamists ban smoking, Miss Universe says pot will "slow people down." MORE  

New York's Maternity Ward Drug Tests

By Sarah Beller

Drug tests are disproportionately enforced against new moms from low-income areas. MORE  

Sao Paulo's Raging Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

Cops fight on against the PCC—the murderous gang that dominates local prisons and the drug trade. MORE  

Quentin Tarantino Compares Drug War to Slavery

By May Wilkerson

The Django Unchained director says the mass incarceration of black men for drug offenses is "slavery, through and through." MORE  

Security Chief Slams Mexico's Drug-War Strategy

By May Wilkerson

Mexico's new interior secretary says that targeting the leaders of drug cartels has worsened the violence. MORE  

Mexican President Says No to Legalization

By McCarton Ackerman

New president Enrique Peña Nieto says the country will continue its fight against drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 11, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drug co. launches meth-resistant nasal decongestants, young binge eaters are more likely to use drugs, and Blues Brothers' on-set cocaine use is revealed. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 6, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexico's new president says army will fight on in drug war, drugs stoke Irish gang war, and Captain America's actor brother Scott Evans is busted. MORE  

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This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

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

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