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Saudi Arabia Makes Unlikely Pairing With Drug Company Pfizer

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite their strict laws against drugs, the Saudis have said they need drugs to combat growing instances of chronic diseases. MORE  

Big Pharma Lied About Another Pain Pill

By Jed Bickman

Sound familiar? This time, it's a subsidiary of Pfizer withholding safety evidence on arthritis drug Celebrex. MORE  

Anti-Smoking Drug Could Help You Cut Back on Booze

By May Wilkerson

The anti-smoking drug varenicline has a major side-effect: more moderate boozing. MORE  

Big Pharma Fattens Up Docs

By Jed Bickman

Pharmaceutical companies make juicy payments of cash and gourmet meals to doctors who prescribe their drugs. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

Family Alcoholism Linked to Obesity, Lohan Buys Mysterious Bag of Powder, and Drunk Passenger on Red-Eye Flight Urinates on 11-Year-Old Girl. MORE  

Why Florida's Gov Fought to Save the State's Poison "Pill Mills"

By Dirk Hanson and Walter Armstrong

Florida's toxic "pill mills" serve up more bogus prescriptions than all other states combined. So why did Tea Party governor Rick Scott kill a bill that would have shut hundreds of them down? MORE  

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Chinese Underworld Sells Drugs and Fake IDs on Dark Web

From the mainland to Hong Kong, Chinese traders are taking full advantage of crypto-markets.

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Children of Addicts Must Work Harder to Fight Impulses

Researchers found that improperly developed brains were as much of a factor as being in a substance abusing environment.

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Will a New President Undo Marijuana's Progress?

Whether it's Hillary Clinton on the left or one of the assorted cast of characters on the right, a new chief executive could change course on weed in 2016.

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Global Drug Survey Looking for Participants

As they do every year, the independent research group is looking to cull drug and alcohol use data for its 2015 survey.

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