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Morning Roundup: March 15, 2013

By The Fix staff

Guatemala considers legalizing drugs, a first-time DUI costs up to $16,000 in California, and Moonshiners star arrested for public drunkenness. MORE  

Feds Crack Down on Medical Pot "For the Kids"

By Tony O'Neill

More medical marijuana dispensaries in Washington state are ordered to close by the DEA—this time for being "too close" to schools. MORE  

Feds Target Nation's Largest MMJ Dispensary

By McCarton Ackerman

Perhaps not all of the HHC's 108,000 customers need medical pot—but a shutdown could hurt those who do. MORE  

Amendment to Defund Obama's MMJ Raids Fails

By Sarah Beller

A bipartisan group of House representatives seeks to pull the plug on the federal medical pot crackdown. MORE  

Pelosi Speaks Out Amid Pot Policy Chaos

By Tony O'Neill

The Obama administration's marijuana policy continues to confuse. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 1, 2012

By The Fix staff

Obesity now costs US more in healthcare spending than smoking, ER doctors face "toothache" painkiller dilemma, and Barney Frank slams Obama's MMJ raids. MORE  

Video: Jimmy Kimmel Ridicules Pot Crackdown

By Valerie Tejeda

The comedian asks some satirical questions to President Obama at the star-studded White House Correspondents' Dinner. MORE  

Obama Owns Up to War on Weed

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite claims of "softening" drug policy, the President admits responsibility for the MMJ crackdown to Rolling Stone. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 5, 2012

By The Fix staff

Hundreds protest in San Francisco over pot crackdown, cocaine found in Whitney Houston's bathroom, and Kazakhstan Muslims' fury over "Allah" vodka bottles. MORE  

Arizona Squeezes Medical Pot Use

By Valerie Tejeda

Public institutions in the state will go MMJ-free, partly due to fears of federal funding cuts. MORE  

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