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New Marijuana PSA Mocks Maureen Dowd’s Pot Freakout

By April M. Short/AlterNet

With tongue firmly planted in cheek, the Marijuana Policy Project warned edible consumers to "start low and go slow." MORE  

Anti-Drug Ads on Television in Sharp Decline

By Paul Gaita

Once a ubiquitous and contentious presence on national television, anti-drug public service announcements have largely become a thing of the past. MORE  

Video: Anti-DUI Ad Makes a Shocking Impact

By Bryan Le

Men in a bar bathroom are surprised with a gory reminder not to drink and drive. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 30, 2013

By May Wilkerson

ADHD medications not linked to drug and alcohol abuse, dieters "smoke" booze to save calories, and Lil' Scrappy seeks help for "out of control" marijuana addiction. MORE  

"Social Farting" Ad Takes Aim at Social Smokers

By Bryan Le

Doing something "socially" doesn't make it acceptable, says a new Canadian anti-smoking ad. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 28, 2013

By The Fix staff

Killing kingpins won't stop cartels, Brits drink 40% more than they think they do, and Lindsay Lohan wants to help young people avoid drugs. MORE  

Smokers' Horror Stories Help Others to Quit

By McCarton Ackerman

A graphic media campaign, "Tips From Former Smokers," prompts a huge increase in quitting. MORE  

Video: Smoking Kids Help Adults Quit

By Valerie Tejeda

This Thai PSA, in which kids approach adults asking for a light, has boosted calls to a quitting helpline by 40%. MORE  

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