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Morning Roundup: July 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Gerard Depardieu bails on film festival to drink beer, Amanda Bynes bong throwing case dismissed, and underage Disney Star Bill Unger arrested for DUI. MORE  

NYC Anti-Drug Youth Program Has Scientology Connections Exposed

By McCarton Ackerman

Once again, the controversial religious movement has been caught lying about drugs. MORE  

Correctional Officers Swept Up In Rikers Island Drug Raid

By Shawn Dwyer

An “unprecedented joint, tactical search” led to the arrests of two guards and 20 inmates. More are on the way. MORE  

NYC Pot Arrests Remain the Same Under de Blasio

By Victoria Kim

So much for Mayor Bill de Blasio's promise to fix New York's "unjust and wrong" marijuana enforcement. MORE  

New York City Cops To Carry Overdose Antidote

By Shawn Dwyer

The nation’s largest city will finally start to combat widespread heroin overdoses with life-saving medication. MORE  

New York Heroin Market Growing to Meet Demand

By Victoria Kim

More than 35 percent of the heroin seized in the United States comes from New York, thanks to easy access and growing demand on the East Coast. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 13, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Crystal Methodist' caught on video doing coke, ND students blasted for "Siouxper Drunk" shirts, Illinois man charged for feeding baby pot cake, and NYC driver in PCP crash charged with murder. MORE  

Chiara de Blasio Describes Depression and Addiction In Powerful Essay

By Shawn Dwyer

De Blasio was in Maryland with her family to receive an award from Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for being an example to other young adults struggling with abuse. MORE  

‘Club Kid’ Michael Alig Released From Prison

By Shawn Dwyer

Alig received a conditional release from a New York state prison after 17 years behind bars for the drug-related murder of Andre Melendez. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Edward Cocaine' arrested for possession, pot biz in CO will fire employees for toking up, London tube driver drunk, and DEA makes big heroin bust. MORE  

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