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Morning Roundup: Sept. 24, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Charlo Greene allegedly smoked out neighbor's kids with weed, Denver taco truck accused of selling meth, and drunk man gets mauled to death at zoo. MORE  

DEA Official Blames Fentanyl-Heroin Mixture from Mexico for Recent Fatal Overdoses

By Victoria Kim

The fentanyl-laced dope plaguing the northeastern United States is being made south of the border, according to officials. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Governor Cuomo turns tail and refuses to sign medical pot bill, FBI accidentally leaks drug bitcoin buyers, and man arrested for giving fifth graders booze. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 4, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Judge Joe Brown told to 'stay sober', George Soros funding legal marijuana campaign, Missouri moves to sell booze in capital, and groom arrested at wedding for being too drunk. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Denver passes 'Dallas Buyers Club' bill, medical weed sales start in Nevada, Vancouver pizzeria sells pot pie, and Oregon man 'drunk as shit'. MORE  

Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Still a Hit With Addicts Despite Overdose Deaths

By Shawn Dwyer

The recent rash of heroin overdoses has done nothing to curb addicts' appetites for deadly drugs. MORE  

Rhode Island Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Pot

By Bryan Le

The Ocean State could soon be awash with weed if the state legislature follows Colorado and Washington's lead in taxing and regulating marijuana. MORE  

An Epidemic of Heroin Overdoses

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death has shined a public light on an epidemic of heroin-related deaths that has until now been largely ignored. MORE  

Rhode Island Sees Spike in Overdose Deaths

By Allison McCabe

While fentanyl, or a fentanyl-like drug, was found in 13 of the victims, some officials have cautioned against blaming the powerful opioid for being the culprit. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 3, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Joe Jonas smoked marijuana with Miley Cyrus, British mom kicks her Pepsi habit, Russia raises the price of vodka, and bags of pot fall from the sky. MORE  

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