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Islamic State Reportedly Using Drug Trade To Fund Operations

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite drugs being expressly forbidden, the Islamic militants may have seized upon trafficking routes once used by Al-Qaeda. MORE  

Video: ISIS Fighters Burn Marijuana Fields in Syria

By Victoria Kim

In between beheading American journalists and terrorizing fellow Muslims, ISIS applied their demented form of Islam to the "evils" of weed. MORE  

A Veteran Addiction Researcher Tells All

By John Lavitt

Whats going on in Iraq and Vietnam with drug addiction? What's up with Obamacare? With research and unlicensed addiction counselors? The word from Dr. Richard Rawson. MORE  

Video: Man "Addicted" to Eating Live Scorpions

By The Fix staff

An Iraqi farmer eats a scorpion a day and says he suffers withdrawal if he doesn't get his fix. MORE  

Islamic Extremists Target "Vice" in Iraq

By Sarah Beller

Fundamentalists seek to eradicate behaviors "contrary to Islam" with deadly attacks on brothels and liquor stores. MORE  

Call for More Weapons on Mexico Border

By McCarton Ackerman

Southwestern Congress members and sheriffs want to fight Mexican cartels with military gear that's no longer needed in Iraq and Afghanistan. MORE  

Center Offers Free Addiction Treatment to War Vets

By McCarton Ackerman

Soldiers suffering from alcohol and drug addiction get free online counseling. MORE  

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