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41% of Mexicans Believe Zetas Founder Lives On

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexico's government scrambles to disprove conspiracy theories about a cartel boss they say was killed. MORE  

Mexican Indians Take Up Arms Against the Cartels

By McCarton Ackerman

A besieged Indian community resorts to pistols, rifles and barricades. MORE  

Mexico "Allows Torture of Drug Suspects"

By McCarton Ackerman

Amnesty International reports a dramatic increase in abuse and torture by Mexican authorities fighting the drug war. MORE  

Zetas Founder Killed, Corpse Stolen

By Chrisanne Grise

After cartel leader Heriberto "El Lazca" Lazcano was killed in a shoot-out last night, an armed gang has stolen his body. 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  

Escobar Jr. Cashes in With Druglord Tees

By May Wilkerson

The son of dead cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar is making a mint in Mexico with a line of T-shirts bearing his father's face. MORE  

Reporting the Mexican Drug War—There's an App for That

By McCarton Ackerman

A new grassroots iPhone app allows Mexican citizens to report crimes and corruption via Twitter. MORE  

Mexico Captures Zetas Boss "El Talibán"

By Bryan Le

Will the arrest of the cartel's infamous leader help diminish Zetas-driven violence south of the border? MORE  

Vice's Mexican Mormon War Doc Debuts Online

By Hunter R. Slaton

The seven-part series examines the fight between Mexican drug gangs and relatives of presidential candidate Mitt Romney. MORE  

132 Mexican Prisoners Escape Through Tunnel

By Chrisanne Grise

Drug traffickers once again demonstrate their expertise at building tunnels—and, most likely, at corrupting federal employees. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Morning Roundup: April 24, 2014

Fourth graders busted for selling pot, father strangles son over gaming addiction, woman sold heroin from hospital bed, and playboy blames rich dad for gambling ring bust.

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California Moves To Clean Up Medical Pot Business

Fifteen years after its initial passage, California's medical marijuana law remains a headache for state politicians.

4/23/14 7:30pm
Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

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Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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