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Pot Businesses Flourish in the San Fernando Valley

By David Konow

While Proposition D was designed to rid L.A. of its illegal pot dispensaries, some owners have smelled opportunity by catering to a more upscale crowd. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 21, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Coffee may reduce auto-accidents, lawmakers seek to regulate Hydrocodone, and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony rapper makes medical marijuana. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 19, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drug cartel numbers soar in Mexico, Brits consider raising booze prices to combat drunkenness, and celebrities spill their drinking habits. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 18, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Marines on duty will face random breathalyzer tests, medical marijuana dispensaries must remain cash-only, and the probe into Amy Winehouse's death is reopened. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 4, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Repeal of LA's pot shop bans shows activists' clout, black mamba venom is "better than morphine," and Breaking Bad's Walter White becomes an action figure. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 12, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Tainted moonshine kills eight in the Czech Republic, Massachusetts has highest illicit drug use in the US, and The Newsroom's Alison Pill wants marijuana for her birthday. MORE  

LA Medical Pot Activists Fight Back on Ban

By McCarton Ackerman

Activists say they'll turn in a 50,000-signature petition protesting the city's ban on pot dispensaries today, forcing a referendum. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 23, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

The Drug Czar calls for wider distribution of naloxone, a midwestern drought helps cops spot weed, and how Barack Obama quit smoking with the help of his daughters. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 6, 2012

By The Fix staff

Counselors see more young people moving from Rx drugs to heroin, applicants await Arizona pot-dispensary lottery and the reality of gaming addiction is examined. MORE  

LA's Sorry Week in Weed

By Tony O'Neill

It's unclear who benefits from the LA council's vote to shut down the Green Mile's pot dispensaries. MORE  

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