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Florida Couple Accidentally Smuggles 11 lbs of Pot

By Bryan Le

Mysterious suitcase loaded with marijuana was hauled over 900 miles. MORE  

Prison's Booming Tobacco Market

By Seth Ferranti

A prisoner explains how inmates can make a killing selling tobacco for up to 120X its worth. MORE  

Indonesia Sentences British Drug Smuggler to Death

By Liam Delaney

The 56-year-old grandmother maintains she was forced to smuggle cocaine into Bali. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Rogue pharmacists feed addiction, opium cultivation rises in Afghanistan, and Shaquille O'Neal to launch "Luv Shaq" vodka. MORE  

It's Boom Time for Europe's Cigarette-Smugglers

By Sarah Beller

Driven by economic woes, a rising contraband cigarette market costs a continent up to a billion Euros. MORE  

Prison Drug Smuggling: Over the Fence

By Seth Ferranti

Simply flinging drugs into prisons is a surprisingly common and successful smuggling method. MORE  

South Korea Seizes Chinese "Dead-Baby" Pills

By McCarton Ackerman

The pills, believed to be partly made from dried and powdered baby flesh, are consumed as "stamina boosters." MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 27, 2012

By Luke Walker

Colorado ballot pushes to treat pot like alcohol, Gang violence is less drug-related than previously thought, and Hollow pineapples used in international smuggling. MORE  

Burrito Case Steps Up Prison Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

The indictment of one sheriff's deputy is part of a committed law enforcement response to a major problem. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 25, 2012

By Luke Walker

Virgin founder Richard Branson pleads for decrim drugs, Many cancer patients keep smoking, and 100 years of the War on Drugs.  MORE  

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