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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  

US Opens Second Drug War Front

By Luke Walker

Indian reservations, Hells Angels and 4,000 miles: Why our northern frontier is especially hard to guard. MORE  

Video: Canadian Coke-Runner's Capture

By Will Godfrey

A major cocaine-smuggling operation into Canada is scuppered by a truck driver's body-language. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

"Hillbilly Heroin" is Top Hollywood Drug, Driving Instructor "Gave Wine" to Teen Students, and Glee's Jane Lynch Addicted to NyQuil. MORE  

Scottish Drug Czar Reveals Smuggling Techniques

By Dirk Hanson

Cocaine pastes and liquids have changed all the rules. No more Mr. Potato Head, unless he's made out of coke. MORE  

Pot Trade Threatens Gorilla Refuge in the Congo

By Dirk Hanson

Park rangers in the Congo say they no longer feel comfortable protecting the animals, fearing ambush by rebels intent on securing their marijuana fields. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

Smuggling cocaine lotion, intervening on The Fringe, and spiking booze with Bull. MORE  

How to Smuggle Drugs Into Prison

By Will Godfrey

It's no surprise that prison inmates regularly get high. But just how do they get their hands on the goods? A former worker at a notorious London jail spills the inside secrets. MORE  

U.S. To American Tourists: Take a Trip to Mexico!

By Dirk Hanson

Secretary of Homeland Security declares Mexican border open for tourists. Bookings not expected to skyrocket in Juarez. MORE  

The World's Scariest Places to be Busted For Drugs

By Joe Donatelli

Think the drug laws are harsh here at home? Think again. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: July 29, 2014

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New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana.

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