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Women Prisoners Are the Unspoken Casualties of the War on Drugs

By Paul Gaita

The United States has a third of the world's incarcerated women behind bars. MORE  

Finally Free: Sobriety After 21 Years in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Longtime Fix columnist Seth Ferranti is out of prison and writing from a halfway house. MORE  

Convicted Drug Users Find Freedom Through Portland’s ‘Re-Entry’ Program

By Brent McCluskey

Under court supervision, inmates are reintegrated into society through a rigorous program—if they can stick with it. MORE  

California's Fair Sentencing Act Makes All Crack Crimes Equal

By McCarton Ackerman

California has put into law a bill that will equalize sentences for crack and powder cocaine offenders. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Australian police seize Batman ecstasy in drug raids, DUI suspect threatens to join ISIS, and man high on PCP hides in kindergarten bathroom. MORE  

The Continuing Adventures of Joe Sober—Freedom!

By Joe Sober

My name is Joseph and I am still more sober than you. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Toby Keith too drunk to perform in Indiana, chemistry teacher arrested for making drugs, and NY state senator wants to legalize pot for all. MORE  

Utah Woman Gets Five Years for Helping Dump Babysitter’s Body

By Paul Gaita

Dea Millerberg was sentenced last week for her 'depraved' actions in the Alexis Rasmussen case. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 13, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kendall Jenner stiffs server after being denied booze, man on Cannibal bites tourist, and man shoots neighbor with BB gun for smoking. MORE  

Joe Sober—I AM GOD (as you understand Him)

By Joe Sober

The continuing adventures of Joe Sober . . . in Malibu. MORE  

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Mike Tyson claims he shared the same drug dealer as Robin Williams, police pull drunk man from burning car, and zombie woman arrested twice for DUI.

7:00am
Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

10/29/14 7:30pm
Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement aids.

10/29/14 5:30pm
Insurance Companies Will Only Pay for Expensive Hep C Drugs If Patients Are Really Sick

Insurance companies don't seem to care about stopping hepatitis C in the early stages and preventing patients from developing permanent liver damage.

10/29/14 3:30pm

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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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