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Morning Roundup: March 8, 2012

By Rebecca Gray

Prescription drug costs are surging, Texas warns spring breakers to steer clear of Mexico, and Demi Lovato admits she still struggles with bulimia and cutting. MORE  

Afghan Kids Caught Up in Heroin Trade With Iran

By McCarton Ackerman

Children from villages near the border are often forced to swallow heroin capsules and smuggle them. MORE  

Drug Seizures Surge on Iran's Borders

By McCarton Ackerman

Afghanistan is predictably the source of most of the narcotics. MORE  

Newt Gingrich Claims Ron Paul Supporters Are All Stoners

By Luke Walker

Gingrich goes negative during an interview on a conservative talk radio show. MORE  

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

By Luke Walker

Drug Executions Surge in Iran, Venezuela Hands Suspected Colombian Drug Lord to US, and Man Arrested for DUI in McDonald's Drive-Thru. MORE  

Iran Treats its Addicts a Little Better Than Expected

By Jeff Deeney

The repressive regime handles drug traffickers brutally, but does better when it comes to the users. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

US Claims Iranian Bomb Plot Involved Mexican Drug Cartels, Seattle Schools Celebrate Drop in Drinking, and Pot Brownies at Memorial Service Land Seniors in Hospital. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

Meet the World's Top CIA-Connected Drug Lords; Iranian Officials Finally Admit to a Growing Heroin Epidemic;  Drug Use Declines Dramatically in the U.K. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

UN Drug Meeting in Iran, Refuting the "Stupid Stoner" Myth, and the Curious History of Cocaine. MORE  

Ahmadinejad's Answer

By Will Godfrey

Iran's government uses its draconian drug-trafficking laws to hang hundreds and crush dissent. MORE  

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