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Study: Teen Pot Smokers May End Up on Disability as Adults

By Paul Gaita

An extensive study conducted by Swedish researchers found that male pot smokers are more likely to require disability pensions when they're older. MORE  

Cerebral Palsy Beer Raises Disability Awareness

By Bryan Le

A Swiss disability org makes a beer only accessible to bars that are handicap-accessible. MORE  

Swedish Town Mulls "Glass Zone" for Addicts

By McCarton Ackerman

Politicians propose a glass-encased area for the "down and out" to socialize, without disturbing the town. MORE  

New Breathalyzer Can Detect Pot, Cocaine and Meth

By McCarton Ackerman

Testing drivers for drugs other than alcohol could soon get much easier. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 26, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Harvard Law School offers seminar on marijuana tax, Russia cracks down on synthetic drugs, and Swedish police find pot on Justin Bieber's tour bus. MORE  

Modeling Agents Recruit Outside Eating Disorder Clinic

By McCarton Ackerman

Staff at the Swedish clinic say the "repugnant" practice sends the wrong message to patients. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 14, 2013

By Bryan Le

Afghanistan tops the list of illegal drug producers—again, Sweden eyes going smoke-free by 2025, and Bloomberg admits to a Cheez-It addiction. MORE  

Swede on Disability Benefits for Heavy Metal "Addiction"

By May Wilkerson

The 42-year-old suffers from a compulsion to attend hundreds of metal shows a year, making it hard to hold down a job. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 25, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

North Korea shoots official for drinking during late leader's mourning period, Montana Supreme Court confirms block on MMJ, and the Rolling Stones talk bad backs and booze. MORE  

Many Women Still Drink Through Pregnancy

By Fionna Agomuoh

Up to 12% of women drink while pregnant—but more moderately than they used to. MORE  

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