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Actor Cory Monteith Dies of Suspected Overdose

By McCarton Ackerman

The 31-year-old Glee star had been open about his past relapses and recovery from addiction. MORE  

Tainted Molly Devastates Seattle Music Festival

By Chrisanne Grise

A concert-goer dies and 100 are hospitalized after taking "MDMA" that contained cocaine, LSD and meth. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 21, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Jon Bon Jovi says daughter's heroin overdose was "my worst moment as a father," a new toothbrush shoots caffeine into your mouth, and 1 in 10 teens use "study drugs." MORE  

NHL Sued Over Derek Boogaard's Overdose Death

By Victoria Kim

The NHL is accused of plying the late Rangers player with Rx drugs to boost his performance. MORE  

New Jersey's 911 Good Samaritan Law Goes Live

By Elizabeth Santeramo

Chris Christie finally signs a bill to protect people who call in ODs. Campaigners tell The Fix they're thrilled. MORE  

Kris Kross Rapper Dies From Alleged Overdose

By McCarton Ackerman

Chris Kelly reportedly took a combo of heroin and cocaine the night before his death. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 17, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Conservatives in Congress push for pot reform, smoking slashes real estate value, and Milwakee Brewers pitcher arrested for drunk driving. MORE  

Can This High-Tech Pill Dispenser Curb Addiction?

By Bryan Le

The tamper-free "MedVault" only dispenses pills at a pharmacist's orders. Can it prevent abuse? MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Painkiller deaths keep rising, UPS pays $40 million over illegal drug shipments, and Madonna's homeless alcoholic brother blames his family. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 3, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Energy drinks' contents are a mystery, prison inmates sue booze companies for "causing" their crimes, and the son of an NBA team owner dies of a reported OD.  MORE  

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