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Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks Millions for Addiction Treatment

By Shawn Dwyer

Even if passed, the $80 million legislation is almost assured to be doomed by the Republican-led House. MORE  

Two Congressmen Talk Addiction With The Fix

By Hunter R. Slaton

In an exclusive interview, we grill the co-chairs of the Congressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus about what the US is getting right and wrong. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 3, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Would-be assassin wanted to "punish" Obama over drug policy, the public hands in 371 tons of unused Rx drugs, and "Billy the Exterminator" is guilty of synthetic pot possession. MORE  

South Korea May Regulate Video Games Like Drugs

By Victoria Kim

New legislation could control the manufacture, distribution and sale of addictive online games. MORE  

Morning Roundup April 12th, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Republican official says gay "lifestyle" leads to drugs, more states introduce drug testing bills, and P-Diddy's ex "used drugs in front of their kids." MORE  

Florida Sober Houses in the Crosshairs

By Hunter R. Slaton

Delray Beach officials are renewing their efforts to regulate what they see as a Wild West environment of sober-living homes. MORE  

NY's "Model" Law Combats Rx Pill Abuse

By Valerie Tejeda

Could NY's landmark "I-STOP" law really be the answer to America's addiction to pain pills? MORE  

Korea Fights Gaming Addiction With New Law

By Bryan Le

A new mandate will help parents control when their kids play online games. MORE  

Video: Russell Brand Speaks in UK Parliament

By May Wilkerson

The comedian tells a British drug policy committee that addicts are sick, not criminals, and calls for more compassion. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 19, 2012

By May Wilkerson

House passes bill to help monitor painkiller prescriptions, rats on cocaine love Mile Davis, and Muammar Gaddafi may have been a viagra-popping sex addict. MORE  

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