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Morning Roundup: July 30, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Prisoners caught breaking out to get drunk and high, two men rob Chicago pharmacy for Viagra, and Texas hunter stumbles upon huge grow operation. MORE  

Human Rights Watch Slams Cambodian Drug Detention Centers

By McCarton Ackerman

Children as young as six years old are imprisoned in Cambodia's brutal drug detention centers, where prisoners are subjected to forced labor and harsh abuse. MORE  

Smoking Pot in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

You have to be resourceful to light up behind bars these days. A prisoner tells The Fix how it's done. MORE  

Tripping in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

An inmate tells The Fix about the pros and cons of doing acid behind bars. MORE  

Tourism and Drug Trafficking Overlap in Bali

By McCarton Ackerman

Drug lords reveal from prison how the tourism mecca masks a thriving drug trade. MORE  

AA Meetings in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Meetings provide a crucial support system for recovering alcoholics behind bars, prisoners tell The Fix. MORE  

How to Make Hooch in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Prison brewing involves some simple ingredients, some know-how...and an unwanted pair of pants, inmates explain to The Fix. MORE  

World AIDS Day: Solidarity, Struggle—Even Celebration

By May Wilkerson

While the global AIDS epidemic is leveling out, drug users and prisoners remain at high risk. MORE  

There Is Recovery in Prison

By Henry Farrell

An insane love of drinking while driving led me to my fourth DWI, and a prison bid in upstate New York. This is how I managed to find recovery behind bars. MORE  

Prison Drug Smuggling: The Old Fashioned Way

By Seth Ferranti

Prison inmates are masters at manipulating their guards into bringing them drugs. MORE  

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