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Morning Roundup: January 23, 2013

By The Fix staff

European tobacconists protest new smoking regulations, court rejects bid to have marijuana reclassified, and yet another Dallas Cowboy busted for DUI. MORE  

Mexico Enacts Law to Help Drug War Victims

By McCarton Ackerman

Mexico's new president promises reparations for thousands of victims and their families. MORE  

Mexican Cartels Go Underground—to Mine Coal

By May Wilkerson

The infamous Zetas are diversifying, by muscling in on a business that can be "more lucrative than selling drugs." MORE  

Mexican Traffickers Grow Pot in US National Forests

By McCarton Ackerman

Marijuana farms linked to Mexico have been found in 67 national forests across 20 US states. 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  

Security Chief Slams Mexico's Drug-War Strategy

By May Wilkerson

Mexico's new interior secretary says that targeting the leaders of drug cartels has worsened the violence. MORE  

Owner of Mexican Star's Death Plane in DEA Probe

By McCarton Ackerman

The criminal history of Christian E. Esquino Nuñez suggests that boarding one of his planes was a bad idea. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 12, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Experts want ignition interlock devices for all convicted drunk drivers, drug smugglers increasingly take to the seas, and Jimmy Carter backs legal pot. MORE  

Mexican President Says No to Legalization

By McCarton Ackerman

New president Enrique Peña Nieto says the country will continue its fight against drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 11, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drug co. launches meth-resistant nasal decongestants, young binge eaters are more likely to use drugs, and Blues Brothers' on-set cocaine use is revealed. MORE  

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