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Drug Users Welcomed For First Time at Global AIDS Confab

By McCarton Ackerman

After being shut out of of the AIDS conference for decades, intravenous drug users finally had their own booth. MORE  

World Health Organization Suggests Decriminalizing Personal Drug Use

By McCarton Ackerman

Following the WHO's suggestion could lead to a drastic drop in the rate of drug abuse, as shown by Portugal. MORE  

Chemsex Parties Intensify HIV Risk for Gay Males

By John Lavitt

A dangerous combination of potent drugs and casual sex has increased the chances of men contracting HIV. MORE  

CDC Endorses Controversial AIDS Prevention Drug

By Victoria Kim

A daily pill that has shown to drastically reduce HIV infections has earned support of the CDC and FDA, but has caused division among AIDS activists. MORE  

Study Shows Crystal Meth Abuse Can Accelerate HIV/AIDS Transmission

By John Lavitt

Researchers found that HIV-positive men who were also meth abusers had higher transmission rates and a worse progression of the disease than non-users. MORE  

Can Pot Stop the Spread of HIV?

By Bryan Le

Researchers found that a daily dose of THC to HIV-infected monkeys significantly slowed down immune tissue damage. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 29, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Justin Bieber allegedly not drunk during arrest, Denver to feature pot events at summer fair, Coast Guard lands massive cocaine haul, and Florida man makes cops wait to smoke weed before arrest. MORE  

Greece Opens First Drug Consumption Center

By McCarton Ackerman

The country tries to combat a rising demand for drugs amidst ongoing recession, high unemployment, and lack of access to healthcare. MORE  

HIV Pill Cuts Infections Among IV Drug Users

By McCarton Ackerman

A new study finds that an antiretroviral pill can reduce HIV infections in drug users by 49%. MORE  

Elton John Advocates Harm Reduction

By Victoria Kim

He appeals for tolerance for injecting drug users, rather than policies that "show no forgiveness." MORE  

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United Nations Says Illegal Meth Manufacturing Is Spreading

Meth manufacturing has spread in developing countries thanks to lax government regulation and minimal police intervention.

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Brain Abnormalities In Gamblers Different From Drug Addicts

A new study has shown that gambling addicts don't have the same brain alterations as abusers of cocaine or heroin.

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Macklemore Returns To Drug Court To Speak At Graduation

Sober since 2008, the hip hop artist returned to speak at a graduation ceremony.

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Pennsylvania Gov. Blames Employee Drug Testing On Job Creation Woes

Gov. Corbett thinks his poor jobs record has something to do with employees not taking drug tests.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 20, 2014

Drunk 'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon arrested on misdemeanor, prolific thief barred from every London bar, and 'super drunk' woman mistakes jail for bar.

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