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Minnesota Mom on Trial for Giving Son Marijuana for Seizures

By Paul Gaita

Angela Brown faces two years in prison for providing her son with medicine that immediately provided relief for his intense seizures. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Former Star Wars Ewok caught on camera snorting cocaine, drunk gunman keep investigators from downed airliner, and Scottish mayor banned from town's 36 pubs. MORE  

Indiana Nabs Top Spot For Meth Lab Seizures

By Shawn Dwyer

The Hoosier State leapfrogged over Tennessee and Missouri in 2013, but only because those states saw drastic drops in seizure rates. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jennifer Lawrence 'too drunk' to talk, firefighters battle blaze with beer, Florida proposes medical pot for seizures, and Colorado stoners steal mile marker 420. MORE  

Chris Christie Iffy About Medical Pot for Minors

By Victoria Kim

MMJ is now legal in New Jersey, including for minors, but Gov. Christie says it's a "slippery slope." MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 18, 2013

By The Fix staff

Colombia destroys massive FARC drug lab, NY assemblyman charged with pot possession, and Lil' Wayne suffers seizures after "Sizzurp binge." MORE  

Conservative Org Accuses Bryson of DUI

By Gabrielle Wuhl

American Crossroads tweeted that alcohol caused the US commerce secretary's string of hit-and-run accidents. MORE  

Epilepsy in Recovery

By Amy Dresner

Balancing addiction with epilepsy isn’t always easy. Especially when the people giving advice don’t know what they’re talking about. MORE  

Final Report on Whitney Houston's Death Released

By Valerie Tejeda

A cocaine-induced seizure seems the main culprit, possibly combined with withdrawal from alcohol and Xanax. MORE  

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