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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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Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir Talks About Jerry Garcia’s Addiction

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Georgia Governor Signs 911 Medical Amnesty Law

Georgia became the 19th state to pass limited prosecution immunity to people calling emergency services to help save someone suffering from an overdose.

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Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

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