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Afghan Women Sold as "Opium Brides"

By McCarton Ackerman

With their opium farms destroyed, debt-ridden farmers sell their daughters to drug traffickers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 14, 2013

By The Fix staff

Authorities see new surge in Mexican drug war, sanctions keep life-saving drugs out of Iran, and Miss Iowa's marijuana gaffe livens up Miss America. MORE  

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  

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Morning Roundup: July 28, 2014

Fox News anchor pleads guilty in drunk disorderly case, Utah political candidate charged with assault over pill debt, and 'Bio-Dome' star arrested for drunk driving.

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Drug Users Welcomed For First Time at Global AIDS Confab

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

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New Study Identifies Triggers In Cocaine Relapse

A connection between endogenous amino acids and opioid receptors may offer a clue as to why people relapse.

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World Health Organization Suggests Decriminalizing Personal Drug Use

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

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Kesha Displays New Outlook After Rehab For Eating Disorder

The 'Tik Tok' singer has found a new lease on life following a stint in rehab to combat anorexia and bulimia.

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