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Morning Roundup: Sept. 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Marijuana pizza sauce now available in L.A., drunk driver pulls up to cops to say hello, and drunk airline passenger arrested for stealing booze. MORE  

Slain Teen Michael Brown Had Weed In System, Source Says

By Shawn Dwyer

A person speaking on condition of anonymity said the unarmed Ferguson youth who was shot multiple times by Officer Darren Wilson smoked pot. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Ford to leave rehab at end of the month, Philadelphia votes to decriminalize weed, and British beer thief leaves behind false teeth. MORE  

Did Ambien Play A Role In Fort Hood Shooting?

By Shawn Dwyer

UPDATED: Ivan Lopez was being treated with Ambien and anti-depressants for mental health problems unrelated to combat. MORE  

Islamic Extremists Target "Vice" in Iraq

By Sarah Beller

Fundamentalists seek to eradicate behaviors "contrary to Islam" with deadly attacks on brothels and liquor stores. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 26, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Harvard Law School offers seminar on marijuana tax, Russia cracks down on synthetic drugs, and Swedish police find pot on Justin Bieber's tour bus. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 23, 2013

By The Fix staff

Mexicans fleeing drug violence seek asylum in the US, marijuana pill could relieve more pain, and Amanda Bynes tries to smoke weed at the gym. MORE  

Newtown Tragedy Spotlights Mental Health Needs

By Sarah Beller

But the pro-gun lobby claims psych meds are responsible for such tragedies. MORE  

A New Way to End Gun Violence

By Jeff Deeney

Shooting deaths this summer are epidemic. The drug war and gun control have failed. A radical new program called CeaseFire might stop the killing. MORE  

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