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Barack Obama Supports Marijuana Legalization In Colorado And Washington

By McCarton Ackerman

The President says marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol and drug laws unfairly target poor minority kids. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 18, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Teen drinking doesn't trigger alcoholism, the UK abandons plan for minimum booze prices, and Glee cast and producers tried to save Cory Monteith from heroin addiction. MORE  

Obama Has Spent $300 Million Fighting Medical Marijuana

By Bryan Le

Pro-pot group Americans for Safe Access releases a report detailing the President's anti-MMJ spending. MORE  

Obama Vows to Stand by Mexico on Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

During his visit to Mexico, Obama focuses on the economy and downplays recent tensions. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 19, 2013

By The Fix staff

Obama's drug czar attacks marijuana legalization, Los Zetas drug cartel seeks to recruit Americans, and Amanda Knox was smoking pot the night of her roommate's murder. MORE  

Morning Roundup April 11, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Obama's budget cuts raise cost of smoking, Canada "at the center" of opioid epidemic, and ex-Chicago Bear Sam Hurd charged with selling pot and cocaine. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 19, 2013

By Bryan Le

Dating in middle school linked to drug use, FedEx pays up for delivering smuggled cigarettes, and drunk Beth Ditto arrested, yelling "Obama!" MORE  

Video: MMJ Dispensary's Dr. Seuss Plea

By Bryan Le

Faced with shutdown by the feds, the Harborside Health Center makes an unusual appeal. MORE  

What Should Our Drug Laws Be?

By Bryan Le

Legalization, decriminalization, or neither? Have your say: Join a Twitter debate with The Fix and Phoenix House on February 6! MORE  

Montel and Marijuana

By McCarton Ackerman

After 17 years as a controversial talk show host, Montel Williams is no stranger to sparks flying. Now that he's a marijuana advocate, he's sparking something else altogether. MORE  

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