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Morning Roundup: March 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Heroin use rises among Afghan youth, task force debates how to tax weed in Colorado, and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. hit with 900k fine for pot. MORE  

Baseball Bans Yet Another Player For Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

Oakland's Bartolo Colon is the second major leaguer this week to be suspended for drug use. MORE  

Ryan Leaf Faces Lock-Down Drug Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Fifteen months of compulsory treatment could cut the former NFL QB and painkiller addict's sentence. MORE  

Leading Anti-Doping Expert Quits Over Gag

By May Wilkerson

A top sports doping expert accuses the anti-doping movement of "silencing" him, and resigns. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

Canadian doctor for Tiger and A. Rod busted for drugs, Big Tobacco Eyes Alternatives to Smoky Cigarettes, and Legal Highs Draw Heat in New Zealand. MORE  

Did Lance Armstrong Dope his Way into Sports History?

By Dirk Hanson

Cycling legend Armstrong still in hot water over performance-enhancing drugs. MORE  

Hockey's Toughest Star Iced by Oxy and Alcohol

By ________________________

Renowned as one of the toughest players in the National Hockey League, Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers died Friday of a drug overdose. He was 28. MORE  

Dock Ellis and the LSD No-Hitter

By Dirk Hanson

"I was functioning as a baseball player, but I was addicted to drugs and alcohol." MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

Why Barry Bonds Struck Out, What We're Doing About the Army's Drug Epidemic, and How the Coke Crackdown Endangers Privacy Rights. MORE  

Is Steroid Abuse Really An Addiction? Ask Manny Ramirez.

By ________________________

Nabbed for steroid abuse yet again, the baseball legend is shuffling off to retirement. But should the titans of Major League Baseball have sent him to treatment instead?    MORE  

The Quick Fix
Willie Nelson's Daughter Busted For Marijuana Possession

Paula Nelson followed her father's footsteps by getting busted with just under two ounces of weed in Texas.

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Morning Roundup: April 23, 2014

Voters fill Cocaine Congressman's seat, drunk father puts daughter in headlock, Florida surgeon general opposes medical pot, and feds say powdered booze an error.

7:00am
New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction

Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds.

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Republican State Congressman Arrested For DUI

Dan Eagle saw his rising star fade a bit after getting arrested for driving under the influence upon leaving a Taco Bell and blowing a red light in Tallahassee.

4/22/14 5:30pm
San Diego Man Claims Anti- Smoking Drug Made Him Kill Ex-Wife

Tim Danielson said that Chantix plunged him into depression weeks before he shot ex-wife Ming Qi several times and then tried to kill himself.

4/22/14 3:30pm

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