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Garrett Reid Died From Heroin OD, Coroner Confirms

By Bryan Le

The son of Eagles coach Andy Reid had long-struggled with addiction before his August death. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 16, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican official claims drug war is working, France says "mais, non!" to legalizing pot, and '80s rocker Rick Springfield struggled with sex addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 12, 2012

By Bryan Le

Heroin users could get free tin foil in the UK, 21 nabbed for selling drugs on Craigslist, and Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston learned to make meth on set. MORE  

Drug Dealers Hook Dogs on Heroin

By Sarah Beller

Dealers reportedly inject their dogs with heroin to increase their aggression and make them attack cops. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 2, 2012

By Bryan Le

Vladimir Putin hopes the soccer World Cup will save Russia from booze and cigs, Muse issued alcohol ultimatums to one band member, and LeBron James gets a heroin "brand." MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 28, 2012

By Bryan Le

Smoking scenes in kids' movies have increased, black youths are more exposed to booze ads, and experts say alcohol enemas are "extremely dangerous." MORE  

Is Chocolate as Addictive as Heroin?

By Valerie Tejeda

Eating chocolate releases the same chemicals in the brain as highly addictive opiates, a new study finds. 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  

Afghan Addicts Suffer in the Shadow of War

By Bryan Le

While governments and media focus on fighting, Afghanistan's million addicts are mostly forgotten. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 20, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

The Czech government announces alcohol reform after poisonings, pot legalization could be a "tax windfall" for states, and Canada takes away Santa's pipe. MORE  

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Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

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The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana.

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Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again.

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Despite a decade-long battle with crippling heroin addiction, Afghanistan remains reluctant in its desire to treat addicts.

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