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Morning Roundup: February 2, 2012

By Will Godfrey

DEA reports a sharp drop in Florida Oxy purchases, NYC marijuana arrests rise for 7th straight year, and drunken Zamboni driver is arrested at hockey game. MORE  

Tiny Town's Massive Drug Meltdown

By McCarton Ackerman

Almost half the 480 residents of Canada's Cat Lake are reportedly hooked on prescription pills. MORE  

New Law May Crush Online Pharmacies

By Luke Walker

Backers claim the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act will protect communities from prescription drug abuse. Do you agree? MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 12, 2012

By Luke Walker

New York's Oxy Scrips Up 82% in Three Years, Drug war in Mexico claims nearly fifty thousand lives, and Californian drunk driving surfer ditches car to evade cops via ocean.  MORE  

Purdue Pharma Tries to Block Oxy Revelations

By Jed Bickman

The manufacturers of OxyContin react to the threat of disclosures that might prove they lied (again) about their addictive drug. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Chris Christie Denounces the War on Drugs, How Ambien Wakes the Near Dead, and America's Druggiest Colleges. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Low Drinking Age Laws Raise Adult Women's Suicide Risk, Teen "Watched Pal OD on Heroin" and Called 911 Next Morning, and Reporter Hallucinates After Eating "World's Hottest" Chilli. MORE  

Methadone Baby Sold to Drug Dealers (For Drugs)

By Jed Bickman

The alleged price for a baby was $13,000, a second-hand car and 50 Oxy pills. MORE  

Medicare Charged with Paying for Pill Habits and Fake Patients

By Jennifer Matesa

Doctor-shopping, professional fake patients and elderly entrepreneurs may be aided and abetted by the social insurance program. MORE  

Suburbia's Now the Opioid Front Line

By Jennifer Matesa

Southwest Pennsylvania's suburbs are taking a heavy hit, with residents often moving from pain pills to heroin. MORE  

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