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Morning Roundup: Sept. 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Two women arrested for cooking meth in church, man dies in drunken joyride on golf cart, and Rick Perry deletes 'drunk' tweet about district attorney. MORE  

Rick Perry Talks Legalizing Marijuana on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

By Bryan Le

Texas lawmakers are "trying to be smart" about pot, claims Perry, who also says he's never smoked marijuana. MORE  

Website Unveils Unlikely Legal Pot "Advocates"

By Tony O'Neill

Marijuana Majority propagates the pro-legalization views of a multitude of famous faces—including some that will raise eyebrows. MORE  

Republicans on Drugs

By Luke Walker

The 2012 presidential campaign is officially on—and, for the GOP, more unpredictable than ever. Where do the contenders stand on drugs and addiction? Everywhere. MORE  

Alleged Course on "Homosexuality as Gateway Drug" Brews Storm

By Will Godfrey

A "course" advertised at homophobic Baylor University in Texas would apparently have linked being gay to drug use. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

Rick Perry Insists He Was Sober During Strange Speech, Studies show that Fatty Foods Can be as Addictive as Cocaine, and Kiss Guitarist calls Gene Simmons a Sex Addict. MORE  

Rick Perry Equates Alcoholism with Homosexuality

By Will Godfrey

The GOP presidential candidate preached abstinence for both gays and drunks in his 2008 treatise. Now he's backing away from his book. MORE  

Michele Bachmann: Big Win in Iowa, Blank Slate on Drugs

By Walter Armstrong

As the race heats up, not all the top-tier names have staked distinctive positions on drug policy—but there are some early indications. MORE  

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