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Drugs in the military

Army Drug Users Twice As Likely To Use Synthetic Marijuana Over Regular Pot

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite being banned by the military and classified as a Schedule I drug by the government, synthetic weed like Spice and K2 has become the army's drug of choice. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 14, 2013

By Bryan Le

Fake drug trade "more lucrative" than cocaine and heroin, prescription drug abuse rises in the military, and Ke$ha drunkenly drinks own urine on TV. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 7, 2013

By The Fix staff

The world awaits Lance Armstrong's doping confession, prescription drug costs soar for the US military, and Justin Bieber's people investigate how "pot-smoking" photos leaked.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 23, 2012

By The Fix staff

Drug use by US troops in Afghanistan rises, psychedelic drugs may help patients face death, and drunk driver wears court-ordered sign confessing crime. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 9, 2012

By The Fix staff

Over 110,000 troops take antidepressants, sedatives and other meds, why Latin America is weighing legal cocaine, and Dennis Rodman denies money and alcohol problems. MORE  

Army Tries Anonymous Alcohol Program, But Will Anybody Show Up?

By Ariel Nagi

The new confidential treatment program sounds great, but suffers from a high dropout rate. MORE  

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Tales of Rehab from Stevie Nicks, Drug Courts for Veterans, and a Seattle Nurse With a Serious Habit. MORE  

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By Dirk Hanson

Designer Drugs Trip Up the Troops, Feds Warn Colorado About Pot, and a Lodi Tweaker Makes a Jailhouse Mess MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

How Wachovia Bank Laundered Billions for Mexico's Murderous Cartels, New Rules for Painkillers, and the Military's Growing Drug Problem. MORE  

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NFL Players Union Accepts Revised Drug Policy

Despite players accepting the deal, tensions remain between both sides.

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