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Myanmar Losing Its War on Addiction

By Bryan Le

With the government in their pocket, drug dealers and users do their business in the open without fear of reprisal. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 12, 2013

By Mei Schultz

Cigarettes and booze speed up cognitive decline, Russian mafia linked to prescription drug rings in New Jersey, and toddlers' personality traits may predict future alcohol use. MORE  

"Godfather of Heroin" Dies at 80

By McCarton Ackerman

Lo Hsing Han was a former warlord, business tycoon and one of the world's biggest heroin traffickers. MORE  

Morning Roundup March 22, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Drug addiction plagues Myanmar, one in ten people are smartphone addicts, and rapper Too $hort denies meth charges because "his thing is weed." MORE  

China Planned to Kill Drug Lord With Drone

By McCarton Ackerman

The plan highlights the nation's increasing use of unmanned aerial warfare. MORE  

Asia's Rising Meth Problem

By McCarton Ackerman

Crystal meth, often manufactured in Myanmar, is replacing heroin and opium as Asia's biggest drug threat. MORE  

China's Addicts Drive Southeast Asian Opium Boom

By May Wilkerson

Opium production in the region has doubled in six years, despite eradication efforts. MORE  

Opium Eradication Efforts Hurt Myanmar Farmers

By McCarton Ackerman

Farmers who once depended on poppy profits are now struggling to make ends meet. MORE  

Myanmar Declares War on Opium

By McCarton Ackerman

But the government's target of completely eliminating opium by 2014 sounds overambitious. MORE  

The Quick Fix
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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Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.

10:30am
Willie Nelson's Daughter Busted For Marijuana Possession

Paula Nelson followed her father's footsteps by getting busted with just under two ounces of weed in Texas.

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Morning Roundup: April 23, 2014

Voters fill Cocaine Congressman's seat, drunk father puts daughter in headlock, Florida surgeon general opposes medical pot, and feds say powdered booze an error.

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

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