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Morning Roundup: Sept. 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Retail weed in Colorado tops medical pot in sales, man arrested for selling crushed Pop-Tarts as cocaine, and man charged with hiding drugs in DARE lion. MORE  

Gambling in High Places

By Kathleen Phalen Tomaselli

Addiction to gambling is not exactly the same as an addiction to a substance, but the compulsion it inspires and the wreckage it creates are on the same level. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 13, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Ronnie Brewer pleads not guilty in DUI case, South Carolina voters vote yea on medical marijuana, and man arrested for drunk sexting police officer. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Britney' and 'Christina Aguilera' cocaine found in NYC, Iowa news anchors busted for DUI two days straight, and man caught driving motorized cooler while drunk. MORE  

New York Art Dealer Blames Knicks for Gambling Addiction

By Bryan Le

Hillel Nahmad says he's been betting on the Knicks since he was 14, which led him to become a major player in an international gambling ring. MORE  

The Overlooked Addiction: Problem Gambling

By Linda Stansberry

Gambling addiction leaves no track marks, no smell on the breath or outward signs of dysfunction. It's seen as a socially acceptable vice, but the damage it can do is staggering. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Kardashian denies drug abuse, man huffing paint punches pitbull, bus driver arrested for driving drunk teens, and middle school kid wears 'I [Heart] Weed shirt. MORE  

When Trading Becomes A Ruinous Gambling Addiction

By Janice Dorn, M.D. and Ph.D.

Trading, a form of gambling, gets you high. It also can morph into the compulsive fear of not losing...then into an addiction...then into a financial crash.  MORE  

Ohioans Call Addiction Helpline for Gambling Tips

By McCarton Ackerman

Half of all calls to a problem-gambling help line are inquiries about local casinos and winning lottery numbers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 9, 2013

By Victoria Kim

ADHD drugs don't boost kids' grades, Colorado's recreational pot rules are revealed, and doctor traces Michael Jackson's drug problem back to 1993. MORE  

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