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Rand Paul Proposes Sentencing Reform Bill for Crack Cocaine

By John Lavitt

In an obvious pitch to African-Americans, the presidential contender has a long way to go in proving his proposal is no election ploy. MORE  

Drugs, Addiction: What Does Your Vote Mean?

By The Fix staff

Check out The Fix's guide to how the candidates would tackle America's most pressing drug and addiction issues. MORE  

The Prohibition Party's Low Bottom

By Jeff Winkler

Concerned about intoxicant issues, and heading to the polls today? You’re out of luck. The presidential candidate for the Prohibition Party is a gay-baiting preacher who doesn’t put a great face on the latter-day temperance movement. MORE  

Why No One Goes to Rehab During Election Season

By Hunter R. Slaton

According to one insider, uncertainty over who's going to win the White House makes many delay checking in for treatment. MORE  

Pro-Pot Roseanne Barr Runs for President

By May Wilkerson

During a campaign speech last night, the Peace and Freedom Party candidate argued for marijuana legalization. (She did not sing the national anthem.) MORE  

Mexican Elections Signal Shift in Drug War Strategy

By Chrisanne Grise

The top three presidential candidates all pledge to decrease violence instead of targeting traffickers. MORE  

Romney: Gingrich Lacks "Sobriety and Temperance"

By Jed Bickman

There's no evidence that Newt's an alcoholic. But Romney's rhetoric hints it heavily. MORE  

Newt Gingrich Stirs the Pot

By Dirk Hanson and Ariel Nagi

GOP candidate's muddled record on drugs. MORE  

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Opponents claim that the drug testing provision is to disguise the true nature of the proposition—raising the cap on non-economic damages for lawsuits.

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Facebook Slams DEA Over Creating Fake Profiles

The social media giant ordered the DEA to comply with their Terms of Use policy and stop creating fake accounts to catch drug dealers.

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Steven Tyler Addresses Maui Drug Court Graduates

The Aerosmith frontman said he was 'nervous' and 'fighting' addiction every day.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 21, 2014

London mayor regrets snorting sugar instead of cocaine, Google exec killer says heroin overdose was accidental, and Ole Miss fan drunkenly interviews quarterback.

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Colorado Officials Now Want to Ban Edibles

Despite the overall success of legalized marijuana in Colorado, state officials want to roll back part of the law by calling for a near-total ban on weed edibles.

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