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Morning Roundup: June 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Former Luxembourg PM called 'dead drunk', Hershey sues edible marijuana company, and father-daughter doctors charged with trading drugs for sex. MORE  

Compulsive Shopping 101

By Maddy Demberg

I know buying everything and obsessively thinking it'll turn me into a better me is just chasing another high. Maybe it's a problem, but maybe it's just who I am. MORE  

More Men Hooked on Shopping

By Valerie Tejeda

Shopping addiction is on the rise in the US, and men are just as susceptible as women. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 9, 2013

By Bryan Le

Maryland passes medical marijuana bill, scientists make low-fat chocolate with vodka, and Richie Sambora "pushed" off Bon Jovi Tour for drinking. MORE  

Friday Night Lights Writer Reveals Shopping Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Buzz Bissinger discloses his half a million dollar habit and says he's "getting help." MORE  

Did Fame Fuel Michael Jackson's Addictions?

By McCarton Ackerman

A new bio of the King of Pop claims his shopping and prescription addictions began during the peak of his celebrity. MORE  

SUI: Shopping Under the Influence

By McCarton Ackerman

Drunken online shoppers often make purchases that they can't remember the next day—middle-aged people in particular. MORE  

My Shopping Addiction: A Survivor's Tale

By Will Godfrey

One of the stars of a new TV show tells The Fix about her problem and her path to recovery. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 26, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Kerry Kennedy was on Ambien during car crash, Bloomberg plots to tackle NYC's alcohol consumption, and Frances Bean Cobain councils Demi Moore's daughters. MORE  

Confessions of a Shopaholic Bank Robber

By Bryan Le

A dapper thief robs a string of Manhattan banks to fuel his shopping addiction. MORE  

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