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New Mexico Overdoses Decline For Second Straight Year

By McCarton Ackerman

Could the drop in states like New Mexico and Georgia be the start of a national trend? MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jared Leto's brother arrested for DUI, Rick Perry compares alcoholism to homosexuality, and man arrested for trying to throw drug-filled football into prison. MORE  

Albuquerque’s Addiction to 'Breaking Bad' Tourism

By John Lavitt

The small New Mexico city is still hooked on the show while real-life addiction to crystal meth continues to run rampant. 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  

Drunk Driver Spends 22 Months in Solitary Confinement

By Nina Puro

New Mexico is ordered to pay $15.5 million to a man who wasted away in jail after a DUI. MORE  

Outcry Over Jail's Plan to Cut Methadone Program

By McCarton Ackerman

The New Mexico facility says the treatment is too expensive, but inmates and advocates call it a lifesaver. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 30, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Veterans are more likely to seek help for alcohol problems, the Supreme Court will decide if a drug-sniffing dog needs a warrant, and a drunk mistakes Tom Cruise's home for his own. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 27, 2012

By The Fix staff

Campaigns to legalize recreational pot raise big bucks, a new breathalyzer law riles the French, and Cowboys' wide receiver Dez Bryant is banned from booze and strip clubs. MORE  

Kids Flock to Buy Breaking Bad-Style "Meth Candy"

By May Wilkerson

A New Mexico store sells crystal meth-themed rock candy inspired by the hit show. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 13, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican supreme court official arrested for drug cartel links, man shot in Times Square had history of pot arrests, and Hope Solo stays sober after winning Olympic gold. MORE  

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