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Morning Roundup: February 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Selena Gomez back to boozing after rehab, support for legal pot grows in New York, California sees bumper crop of wine grapes, and man high on LSD claims to be Jack Bauer. MORE  

Scientology Campaigning To Make Seattle Drug-Free

By McCarton Ackerman

A local branch of the controversial church has come under fire for distributing materials promoting Scientology to schools. MORE  

Ace Hotel Founder Alex Calderwood Dead At Age 47

By McCarton Ackerman

Founder of the hipster hotel chain had a history substance abuse MORE  

Seattle Ranch Puts Weed in the Pigs' Feed

By Bryan Le

The ranch bulks up its porkers by giving them leftover pot from a local dispensary. MORE  

Seattle Cops Return Pot to Dealers

By McCarton Ackerman

Officers politely ask dealers to "refrain from dealing" and let them go, weed in hand. MORE  

Marijwhatnow? The Seattle Cops' Guide to Pot

By Bryan Le

City police release a comic-yet-useful FAQ, explaining what the now-legal status of marijuana means in practice. MORE  

Legalization Debate Divides Hempfest

By Chrisanne Grise

Even those at Seattle's famous pro-pot festival are divided over a state proposal for legalization. MORE  

Methadone Exposé Wins Journalism Award

By Hunter R. Slaton

The Seattle Times' Dec. 2011 series exposed nearly 2,200 methadone overdoses in which the state was complicit. MORE  

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Fall City, Wash.

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If an addiction to video games, technology or the Internet has your life flashing "Game Over," reSTART treatment center might be able to help you unplug. MORE  

Seattle Cops Frown Beneath Their Mustaches at Pot Legalization

By Tony O'Neill

A police debate about legalization precedes next year's anticipated popular vote in Washington State. MORE  

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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.

8:30am
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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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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