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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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The Quick Fix
Morning Roundup: April 18, 2014

'Edward Cocaine' arrested for possession, pot biz in CO will fire employees for toking up, London tube driver drunk, and DEA makes big heroin bust.

7:00am
More College Students Taking ADHD Drugs to Study

The last 10 years have seen a drastic rise in college students taking Adderall or Ritalin in order to boost their productivity in an increasingly competitive environment.

4/17/14 7:30pm
Columbus Short Allegedly Threatens Wife With Knife While Drunk

The 'Scandal' star was reportedly intoxicated on wine when he threatened to kill his wife and himself over her alleged affairs.

4/17/14 5:30pm
Coachella Founder Once Ran Pot Smuggling Operation

Thirty years ago, Gary Tovar smuggled marijuana into the U.S. while helping to spur the homegrown industry.

4/17/14 3:30pm
Edie Falco Talks 'Nurse Jackie' and Sobriety

As the sixth season of the show is underway, star Edie Falco talks about her pill-popping character's relapse as well as her own 20 years of sobriety.

4/17/14 1:00pm

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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