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UN Praises Anti-Drug "Triangular Initiative"

By McCarton Ackerman

Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran will step up their joint efforts to combat drug trafficking and addiction. MORE  

Iranian Drug Plot Linked to Hezbollah

By McCarton Ackerman

An Iranian man is charged with smuggling heroin into the US to fund the Lebanese militant group. MORE  

Iran Wants Respect (and Cash) for Its Drug-War Efforts

By May Wilkerson

Afghanistan's neighbor seizes far more heroin and opium than the rest of the world combined—no thanks to the US. MORE  

The World's Best Drug Laws

By Tony O'Neill

What are the best and worst countries to live in if you're a drug user? What is a really good set of drug laws, anyway? One man's view: as provocative and contentious as you'd expect. MORE  

Iran VP Blames Drug Trade On "Zionists"

By McCarton Ackerman

Mohammad-Reza Rahimi makes anti-semitic claims at an international drug conference. MORE  

Iran Deals Death to Drinkers

By McCarton Ackerman

Iranian officials vow to punish two repeat alcohol offenders "to the harshest letter of the law." MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 21, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Iran's alcohol intake concerns health officials, genetics may play a role in the body's response to painkillers, and Edie Falco explains addiction to her son. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 23, 2012

By Bryan Le

"Smoking gene" may explain differing habits, Iran hangs 14 more drug traffickers, and four tons of "sea weed" found floating off of the coast of California. MORE  

Alcohol Claims Iranian Lives Despite Ban

By Fionna Agomuoh

Official figures acknowledge at least 93 alcohol-related deaths in the past year. MORE  

Iran Blames US and NATO for Afghan Drug Problem

By McCarton Ackerman

US interference has precipitated a 40-fold increase in Afghan drug production since 2001, claims Iran's Deputy Judiciary Chief. MORE  

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