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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  

New York's Maternity Ward Drug Tests

By Sarah Beller

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

Morning Roundup: November 13, 2012

By The Fix staff

Canada could ban generic Oxy, Mexico's drug cartels target those with "specialized skills," and Mitt Romney gets "drunk" on milk in SNL skit. MORE  

Why Was a Pot-Doesn't-Cause-Cancer Study Ignored?

By Tony O'Neill

Media reactions to research on marijuana and lung cancer show prejudice. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 24, 2012

By The Fix staff

Middle schools drug-test sports teams, opponents of legal pot focus on risk to teens, and Lindsay Lohan "will sue" cook who claims she was drunk driving. MORE  

Teen Pot Smoking May Cause Long-Term Anxiety

By Valerie Tejeda

An Australian study shows that teens who smoke pot are twice as likely to develop anxiety in adulthood. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 17, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Mexican drug murders drop 15-20%, marijuana fields linked to rare wildlife deaths, and Duran Duran's John Taylor talks sex and drugs. MORE  

Is Marijuana the Next Big Obesity Cure?

By Valerie Tejeda

Pot is found to reduce appetite and boost metabolism in mice, raising hopes for its potential as a treatment. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 4, 2012

By The Fix staff

Battle over Californian cigarette tax intensifies, cartels suspected in five Arizona murders, and Jacksonville Jaguar arrested for DUI at triple the limit. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 31, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Today is World No Tobacco Day, marijuana compound could treat schizophrenia, and Amanda Bynes denies hit-and-run DUI. MORE  

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