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Binge Drinking, Elizabethan-Style

By Bryan Le

Seventeen pints a week was the norm in Tudor England, where "ale-conners" endured a sticky fate, says an entertaining new book. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 25, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Boston bombing suspects may have sold pot to fund operation, British racehorses test positive for steroids, and Morning Joe co-host opens up about her eating disorder. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 22, 2013

By The Fix staff

iPad addiction lands four-year-old in treatment, Puerto Rico might make marijuana legal, and DMX was "tricked" into sharing about his drug use on OWN. MORE  

UK vs. US: Club Drug Showdown

By Bryan Le

A transatlantic survey of clubbers' habits yields some surprising results. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 15, 2013

By The Fix staff

Prescription painkiller abuse plagues the NFLCanadian kids smoke the most pot, and comedian Kevin Hart arrested for drunk driving. MORE  

Margaret Thatcher's Progressive Drug Policy Legacy

By Sarah Beller

Perhaps surprisingly, the conservative "Iron Lady," who died today, helped to bring needle exchange to Britain. MORE  

Scratch-and-Sniff Pot Cards to Help Nab Growers?

By Bryan Le

Over 200,000 weed-scented cards are intended to teach concerned Brits to sniff out local grow houses. MORE  

Eating Disorders Afflict One in 14 Pregnant Women

By Chrisanne Grise

Eating disorders during pregnancy are often left untreated due to stigma, says a UK study. MORE  

Liam Gallagher Chucked From Pub

By Bryan Le

The former Oasis frontman's rockstar status doesn't save him. MORE  

Poll: Smoking Is Uncool Now

By Valerie Tejeda

Only 1% of UK smokers think the habit is "glamorous," but Hollywood needs to catch up. MORE  

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