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Morning Roundup: April 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Trick Daddy popped for drugs and guns, court reporter fired for being drunk, B.C. cops busted for hookers and blow, and New York could ban e-cig liquids. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 4, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Judge Joe Brown told to 'stay sober', George Soros funding legal marijuana campaign, Missouri moves to sell booze in capital, and groom arrested at wedding for being too drunk. MORE  

Alaska Priest Arrested for Drugs, Booze, and Guns

By Victoria Kim

After failing a roadside sobriety test, Father Sean P. Thomson failed to mention to police that he was packing heat and carrying a bag of weed. MORE  

Tory MP Resigns Over Drug And Sex Allegations With Rent Boy

By McCarton Ackerman

Conservative MP Mark Menzies gave the male prostitute a tour of the Houses of Parliament before asking for methodrone and sex. MORE  

How To Help Your Kid Stay Clean

By Cathy Cassata

Practical tips from experts on how to help your children avoid the pitfalls of addiction. Spoiler alert—it starts at home. MORE  

Kid Cudi Reveals How He Beat His Addictions

By Bryan Le

There was no rehab or clinics, he claims, just a goal of who he wanted to be in his mind. MORE  

New Survey Shows Teen Alcohol And Drug Use Is Down Overall

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite a precipitous drop since 2000, teenagers increasingly have a more relaxed attitude toward drugs. MORE  

Death by Lethal Incompetence

By Neville Elder

The state of Missouri got its latest batch of death penalty drugs in a backroom deal as shady as any street drug deal. If we can't do the death penalty right, maybe we should reconsider doing it at all. MORE  

Colin Farrell Describes Sober Sex As "Terrifying"

By McCarton Ackerman

The Irish actor was used to more casual, drunken encounters in dark rooms and toilets. MORE  

Lack of Self-Control Increases Risk-Taking Behavior, Study Says

By Paul Gaita

Researchers used a video game environment to determine choices made by participants on real-life health issues. MORE  

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