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Morning Roundup: February 28, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Medical pot clears hurdle in Kentucky, Cleveland cop keeps job after failed drug test, cocaine found inside lava lamps, and DEA finds meth and heroin at doggy daycare. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 26, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Justin Bieber going to trial, Salvation Army receives pot donation, German doctors claim cannabis kills, and Rob Ford is at it again. MORE  

Law Enforcement Struggling To Fight Back Against Rise of Synthetic Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite hundreds of synthetic drugs flooding the United States, law enforcement agencies are hamstrung by bureaucratic inertia and a lack of legal authority. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 31, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Justin Bieber toxicology report released, McDonald's employee sold heroin in Happy Meals, Minnesota to toughen synthetic drug laws, and cops bust high-end hookers with coke before Super Bowl. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Dead Playmate binged on cocaine, middle school kids snorting smarties, Paul Molitor ignores cocaine past, and Stephen Colbert fears stoner Super Bowl. MORE  

Dubai Police Arrest Three In $31 Million Drug Haul

By McCarton Ackerman

The offenders face potentially strict prison sentences and harsh treatment due to the United Arab Emirates' zero tolerance drug policy. MORE  

Ketamine Use Could Lead To Major Prison Time In U.K.

By McCarton Ackerman

A rash of 20- and 30-somethings being treated for the long-term effects of abusing Special K has led the British government to crack down. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 11, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Selena Gomez aids pal Demi Lovato, Oklahoma tries to nix synthetic drugs, Ohio school bus driver drives drunk, and pot-smoking Mountie charged with assault. MORE  

DEA Downplays Krokodil Sightings

By Shawn Dwyer

As media hysteria grows, the drug agency tries to tamp down reports of the infamous flesh-eating synthetic heroin infesting the U.S. MORE  

Do Drug Tests Drive People to Legal Highs?

By Victoria Kim

A study finds that many pot users turn to the synthetic variety so they can pass drug tests. MORE  

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