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Washington Celebrates First Day of Legal Pot

By Bryan Le

Hundreds of stoners count down to a midnight smokeout. But legal pot is still a legal headache. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 21, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

UN official wants the feds to challenge legal pot, drunk patients more likely to survive ER visits, and Steve-O was a "semi-famous drug-addicted male slut." MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 14, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Tennis considers anti-doping tests, feds and states tangle over pot legalization, and Richie Sambora talks about his booze and painkiller abuse. MORE  

Street Gang MS-13 Joins the Big Leagues

By McCarton Ackerman

The US moves to halt the deadly gang's growth by classifying it as a "transnational criminal organization."  MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 27, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Egypt seizes massive marijuana haul, the feds set their sights on medical pot in LA, and how Rx drug dealers targeted the Walgreens supply chain. MORE  

Feds Crack Down on Medical Pot "For the Kids"

By Tony O'Neill

More medical marijuana dispensaries in Washington state are ordered to close by the DEA—this time for being "too close" to schools. MORE  

New Federal Bill Targets Rx Pill Abuse

By Chrisanne Grise

A bill introduced today would require drug companies to adopt safeguards, like making pills more difficult to crush. MORE  

Feds Target Nation's Largest MMJ Dispensary

By McCarton Ackerman

Perhaps not all of the HHC's 108,000 customers need medical pot—but a shutdown could hurt those who do. MORE  

Feds Raid Cali's "Cannabis College"

By May Wilkerson

Federal agents swoop on Richard Lee's Oaksterdam University as part of an ongoing legal battle with the state over medical pot. MORE  

Four Loko Under Fire—Again

By Bryan Le

The controversial malt liquor is in hot water again after complaints over colorful cans and high alcohol content. MORE  

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A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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