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Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

By Shawn Dwyer

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes. MORE  

Majority of Meth Users Start As Teenagers, Study Says

By Paul Gaita

According to the study, users started their habit between the ages of 16 and 20, with some users being younger when first trying the drug. MORE  

Studies Show Women Using Crystal Meth for Weight Loss

By Paul Gaita

A solid minority of women abusers, particularly in Australia, have reported initially taking meth in order to lose weight, only to fall victim to its addictive properties. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Olympic fans want booze at Sochi, Italy overturns dumb pot law, racing horses test positive for Viagra, and Indiana court says being drunk and annoying a-okay. MORE  

'Breaking Bad' Inspired Blue Meth Sold In New Mexico

By McCarton Ackerman

Authorities are gravely concerned about buyers finding the blue meth 'sexy,' even though it is highly addictive and making users violently ill. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 8, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Dina Lohan shocked by sobriety, Ralph Lauren's niece arrested for being drunk, Berlin supermarket receives boxes of cocaine, and Tommy Chong celebrates in Colorado. MORE  

The Big Business Of Cleaning Up Tennessee’s Meth Homes

By McCarton Ackerman

The state has managed to turn lemons into lemonade by contracting companies to clean up its tens of thousands of meth labs. MORE  

Oregon Man High on Meth Beats Off 12 Cops, Self

By Allison McCabe

Andrew Frey claims he has no recollection of the string of bizarre events that involved methamphetamine, tasers, and public masturbation. MORE  

VIDEO: 'Drug-Crazed' Man Crashes Car Through Wal-Mart

By McCarton Ackerman

Police released the video in hopes of learning new information about the incident and some of the victims involved. MORE  

Mexican Drug Cartel Might Be Making Inroads In Philippines

By McCarton Ackerman

As they stretch their tentacles across the world, the cartels might also be enlisting help from Chinese drug traffickers. MORE  

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