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Morning Roundup: August 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Teen caught swinging chihuahua on leash blames booze, man wearing fake breasts scams drunk cab riders, and video of smoking fish sparks outrage. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

President Obama makes crack cocaine joke, quarterback Kevin Kolb arrested for boating under the influence, and Washington faces possible weed shortage. 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  

Woman Hooked on Heroin Faked Cancer to Scam Donations

By Shawn Dwyer

The Long Island addict set up a phony website in order to bilk money from unsuspecting donors and even duped her own family. MORE  

Ministry To Resurrect Post-Relapse

By William Georgiades

Frontman Al Jourgensen survives heroin, the loss of a bandmate, and his own brush with death to record the band's final album. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 27, 2013

By The Fix staff

Indiana welfare recipients may face drug tests, Mexico courts kids before they join cartels, and Teen Mom star Jenelle Evans enters rehab for heroin. MORE  

"Bomb Mom" Goes to Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

The NYC mother arrested last month for possession of explosives has been released on bail and ordered to rehab. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Teen Girls Who Drink Ratchet Up Breast Cancer Risk, Chicago Moves to Ban Synthetic Pot After Mom's Plea, and Gambling Addict Nun Stole $1 Million from Catholic School for Atlantic City Slot Machines. MORE  

Video: Reports of Flesh-Eating Cocaine Surface in US

By Dirk Hanson

Cut with an animal deworming agent, the new cocaine causes an immune reaction that attacks blood vessels in the skin, similar to the effect of Russia's "krokodil" morphine. MORE  

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Brain Neuron Is Linked to Nicotine Addiction

A neuron in the brain triggered by nicotine withdrawal may provide scientists with answers as to why people become addicted to cigarettes.

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ATF Stash House Stings Come Under Fire for Racial Profiling

An investigation into the ATF's fake drug houses revealed that over 90% of suspects arrested were minorities.

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How Europe's Cocaine Habit Fuels Radical Islam in West Africa

Terrorist groups like Hezbollah and al-Qaeda have benefited from corrupt regimes.

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Problem Gamblers With Personality Disorders More Difficult to Treat

A recent study has linked compulsive gambling to borderline and other personality disorders.

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Prescription Heroin Now Available in Vancouver

A group of 120 severe addicts will begin receiving doctor-approved smack.

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