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Boston Globe Editorial Calls for End of Heroin Prohibition

By Paul Gaita

A former New Jersey police officer passionately denounced arresting and imprisoning opiate addicts. MORE  

New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana. MORE  

Despite Strict Prohibitions, Iranians Still Able to Get Drunk

By Bryan Le

Alcohol has been illegal in Iran since the 1979 Islamic revolution, but underground parties and distilleries still thrive nonetheless. MORE  

Pine Ridge Reservation Considers Legalizing Alcohol

By Chrisanne Grise

Proponents say regulating and taxing alcohol could help fund much-needed substance abuse prevention and treatment. MORE  

Barney Frank Says Heroin Should Be Legal

By Victoria Kim

The former House Democrat says drug prohibition is the problem, not the drug. MORE  

Mansion Keeper Downs $102,000 of Pre-Prohibition Whiskey

By Bryan Le

After a historic bender, the caretaker of a Pittsburgh mansion faces criminal charges. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Ex-Dot Com millionaire charged with drug dealing, Colorado's medical pot business plummets, and cops find tigers in a Mexican drug lab. MORE  

My Town Went From Moist to Wet

By Mary Meehan

Living in a town that only recently began selling liquor, I see a lot of excitement—and quite a bit of confusion—about alcohol. As a sober alcoholic, I know that’s nothing new.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Rogue pharmacists feed addiction, opium cultivation rises in Afghanistan, and Shaquille O'Neal to launch "Luv Shaq" vodka. MORE  

American Spirits: A Wet 'n Wild Prohibition-Fest

By Sarah Beller

Learn to speak '20s slang or dance the Charleston at a fun new exhibition—and see if you'd be a "wet" or a "dry." MORE  

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