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Al Olson Leaves NBC News for Marijuana News

By Bryan Le

The veteran reporter is leaving to head Marijuana.com as the site's managing editor and revealed his lifelong love for marijuana along the way. MORE  

Mexico Relies on Social Media for Drug War News

By Victoria Kim

With mainstream media silenced by fear of drug cartels, sites like Twitter are the only "safe" way to report the violence. MORE  

Drug War Reporters Die to Get the Truth Out

By McCarton Ackerman

More than 50 Mexican journalists have lost their lives while covering the violence. MORE  

Morning Roundup April 3rd, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

More divorces blamed on women's drinking, man arrested for paying cabby with weed, and Michael Jackson's wrongful death suit moves to trial. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 11, 2013

By The Fix staff

Cocaine traffickers target Costa Rica, drug made from red wine could help you live until 150, and Jeb Bush compares reporters to crack addicts. MORE  

Club Drug "2CB" Sparks Scare Stories

By Tony O'Neill

The synthetic drug turns users into "raging monsters," screams The Daily Mail. Really? MORE  

The Fix: Interns Wanted!

By The Fix staff

We're seeking talented, media-savvy editorial interns to help us produce daily news content—here's how to apply. MORE  

Fix Columnist Maia Szalavitz Wins Media Award

By May Wilkerson

Szalavitz is tapped by uber-brainiac group for her outstanding addiction journalism. MORE  

Methadone Exposé Wins Journalism Award

By Hunter R. Slaton

The Seattle Times' Dec. 2011 series exposed nearly 2,200 methadone overdoses in which the state was complicit. MORE  

Christopher Hitchens, Writer and Drinker, Dies at 62

By Joe Keohane

The celebrated journalist and author's love affair with liquor and cigarettes has ended. MORE  

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