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UN's "Day Against Drug Abuse" Raises Tough Questions

By Victoria Kim

At a conference of world leaders in Vienna, the US Drug Czar announces the end of the "war on drugs," but says legalization is no "silver bullet." MORE  

Drug Czar Pushes Criminal Justice Reform

By Victoria Kim

Gil Kerlikowske insists that Obama's drug strategy will emphasize prevention, treatment and "smart on crime" policies. MORE  

White House Honors Matthew Perry for Drug Court Advocacy

By Valerie Tejeda

The ONDCP awards the actor for "giving a voice to the millions of Americans in recovery." MORE  

Obama Reveals New Drug Control Strategy

By Chrisanne Grise

But despite its "kinder and gentler face," critics say that US drug policy "remains in the Dark Ages." MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 19, 2013

By The Fix staff

Obama's drug czar attacks marijuana legalization, Los Zetas drug cartel seeks to recruit Americans, and Amanda Knox was smoking pot the night of her roommate's murder. MORE  

A Day at the Drug Court

By Sarah Beller

Treatment-based drug courts are more widespread than ever; advocates say they humanely cut crime and save cash. So why are they controversial? The Fix sits in on some hearings. MORE  

US Braces for Canadian Oxy Invasion

By May Wilkerson

With Canada approving a generic version of Oxy, the White House warns of a possible influx of the easily-abused pill. MORE  

Young Men Hardest Hit by Fake Pot

By Hunter R. Slaton

According to a new government report, synthetic cannabinoids accounted for more than 11,000 ER admissions in 2010. MORE  

Rx Drug Abuse Is Falling, Shows National Survey

By Chrisanne Grise

There's a long way to go, but the misuse of prescription drugs fell in 2011. MORE  

Drug Czar Pushes for Rx Monitoring in Missouri

By May Wilkerson

US Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowski tells The Fix why he's in Missouri to back prescription drug monitoring. MORE  

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