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Embattled Fiancée of Oregon Governor Accused of Buying Land for Pot Farm

By Paul Gaita

Cylvia Hayes has been under scrutiny of late for a variety of issues. MORE  

GOP Candidate Walks Back Proposal to Drug Test Officials

By McCarton Ackerman

The Republican Party's candidate for governor in California later claimed that he was kidding about the proposal after being roundly criticized. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Ray Rice blames elevator assault on hard liquor, drunk man arrested for breaking into home to cook corn, and cocaine-laced Coors Light is a hoax. MORE  

Howard Dean and the Politics of Recovery

By Jay Levin

What would it look like if American public policy was aimed at dramatically reducing substance abuse and revolutionizing treatment? An innovative former presidential candidate tells The Fix how the new game would be played. MORE  

Mexican Official's Drunken Brag Fuels Corruption Allegations

By Victoria Kim

An ex-governor of one of Mexico's poorest states drunkenly claimed to own 400 pairs of shoes. MORE  

Vermont Enacts Good Samaritan Law

By Tessie Castillo

Today VT becomes the 13th state to protect victims and witnesses of a drug overdose from prosecution. MORE  

Chris Christie Iffy About Medical Pot for Minors

By Victoria Kim

MMJ is now legal in New Jersey, including for minors, but Gov. Christie says it's a "slippery slope." MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 9, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Governor Mark Dayton denies Rx-drug addiction, a storm brews over a Mexican drug-war memorial, and opposites attract with Kristen Bell and her sober fiancé. MORE  

Governors Unite to Fight Rx Drug Abuse

By McCarton Ackerman

The National Governors Association creates a program to tackle prescription drug problems state by state. MORE  

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