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Morning Roundup: June 13, 2013

By Bryan Le

Painkiller crackdown may be causing heroin abuse, the brain's "dark side" is key to cocaine addiction, and Philip Seymour Hoffman makes first sober appearance since detox. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 2, 2012

By The Fix staff

Amsterdam's "coffee" shops won't close to tourists, Mexican cartels enslave radio engineers, and a woman reportedly "shot dead" was just a drunk zombie. MORE  

Mayor of Maastricht Backtracks on Coffee Shop Rule

By Tony O'Neill

Making cafe customers register for a "weed pass" reportedly boosted street dealing in Maastricht. Will other Dutch cities relent? MORE  

Dutch Ban on Pot Tourists Still Imminent

By Chrisanne Grise

But "coffee shop" owners plan to fight back against legislation they say will destroy their livelihoods. MORE  

Dutch Pot Tourism Draws to an End

By Tony O'Neill

A ruling will start to limit foreigners' access to pot a month from today, and end pot tourism in the Netherlands by 2013. MORE  

The Last Gasp for Dutch Marijuana Tolerance

By Will Godfrey

The Dutch government is planning to ban stronger strains of marijuana from the country's "coffee" shops—as well as all tourists. MORE  

Do Dutch "Coffee" Shops Prevent Harder Drug Use?

By Jennifer Matesa

A respected professor claims that Holland's toleration of marijuana may decrease the drug's so-called "gateway" effect. MORE  

Dutch Court Ruling Leaves Cannabis Shop Open to Tourists—For Now

By Dirk Hanson

Maastricht marijuana shop reopens, but Dutch politicians continue with crackdown. MORE  

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