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Cannabis as Addictive as Heroin?

By Brent McCluskey

A new study claims that smoking marijuana can be as harmful to mental and physical health as shooting up heroin. MORE  

Teens Who Smoke Pot Daily Could Have More Problems Later in Life

By Victoria Kim

A recent study has claimed that the more frequent the use, the more adversely affected users can become. MORE  

Study Says Pot Smokers Use To Cope With Negative Emotions

By McCarton Ackerman

Researchers found that using marijuana to cope with traumatic events could lead to increased dependence. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 11, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Selena Gomez aids pal Demi Lovato, Oklahoma tries to nix synthetic drugs, Ohio school bus driver drives drunk, and pot-smoking Mountie charged with assault. MORE  

My Father, Drug Icon

By Precious Chong

Rebelling in my family meant not doing drugs and shushing your parents when they’re howling at Thumbelina while on acid. That’s just how it is when Tommy Chong is your dad. MORE  

The Case Against Medical Marijuana

By Kevin A. Sabet

On Wednesday, two leading governors pressured the Feds to reclassify marijuana for medical use. The Fix's newest columnist, a former drug policy adviser to the Obama administration, thinks that's a very bad idea. MORE  

Jocks Reveal Why They Smoke Pot

By Jeff Forester

It doesn’t make you run faster or throw farther, but up to a third of college athletes smoke marijuana anyway—for pleasure, rather than for stress relief. MORE  

Newt Gingrich Stirs the Pot

By Dirk Hanson and Ariel Nagi

GOP candidate's muddled record on drugs. MORE  

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