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Morning Roundup: April 24, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Fourth graders busted for selling pot, father strangles son over gaming addiction, woman sold heroin from hospital bed, and playboy blames rich dad for gambling ring bust. MORE  

Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

By John Lavitt

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin. MORE  

Drug Abuse Skyrockets Among U.K. Elderly

By Paul Gaita

The drastic rise in elderly users is in part attributed to the permissive attitudes toward drugs in the 1960s. MORE  

Tourists Tortured in Dubai Over "Spice"

By Ben Feuerherd

Three Brits on vacation were reportedly brutally abused after being busted. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 20, 2013

By The Fix staff

Overdose deaths rise for 11th straight year, female smokers at greater risk, and Kate Middleton visits center for recovering addicts. MORE  

Naomi Campbell Quits Booze and Calms Down

By Ben Feuerherd

The notoriously ill-behaved supermodel says she's a "different person" now. MORE  

Hans Rausing's Sister Speaks Out

By McCarton Ackerman

In the wake of a family tragedy, Sigrid Rausing says that drugs are already effectively decriminalized for the wealthy.  MORE  

Video: "Muslim Patrol" Harasses Boozing Brits

By Bryan Le

Hooded men patrol London, hounding drinkers and women in the name of Islamic law. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 18, 2013

By The Fix staff

Prescription drugs are a killer in Canada, marijuana arrests outnumber violent crime arrests, and Mob Wives star breaks omertà on her pill addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 19, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drug cartel numbers soar in Mexico, Brits consider raising booze prices to combat drunkenness, and celebrities spill their drinking habits. MORE  

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