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Morning Roundup: January 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Spanish thieves make off with tons of hash on New Years' Eve, Zambia battles drug addiction, and Frank Ocean is busted for pot possession.  MORE  

Every 42 Seconds, Someone Is Arrested for Pot

By May Wilkerson

A new report from the FBI shows just how high drug arrests in the US remain—even for marijuana possession. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 29, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Mexican election campaign ignores drug war, a 20,000-year-old bowl found in China may have brewed alcohol, and Snoop Dogg is (yet again) busted with pot. MORE  

DEA's Illegal Move Lets Smuggler Go Free

By May Wilkerson

Because a drug-runner was GPS-tracked illegally, 150lbs of weed can't be used in evidence—and he dodges 20 years in jail. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 24, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Small amounts of alcohol may slow development of dementia but more may speed it up, overdose rate in New Mexico jumps 61%, and Anderson Cooper calls plastic surgery addict "dreadful." MORE  

Video: Snoop Dogg Launches "Smokable Songbook"

By McCarton Ackerman

The rapper has developed a songbook of his lyrics made out of rolling papers. Yes, really. MORE  

Latest High Times Staffer Charged With Dealing Pot

By May Wilkerson

The pro-pot magazine has been described as "the middle man in a dope deal" by the DEA. MORE  

Robin Thicke Busted for Pot Possession

By Valerie Tejeda

The R&B singer sparks up in Manhattan in the middle of the day, then signs autographs for cops. MORE  

Paul McCartney Gives Up On Pot

By Valerie Tejeda

Introduced to marijuana by Bob Dylan in the '60s, Sir Paul is finally quitting for the sake of his young daughter. MORE  

NYC Pot Arrests Continue to Surge

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite the high cost of prosecution—and a recent NYPD directive—more New Yorkers are arrested for marijuana-related infractions than for any other crime. MORE  

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