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Morning Roundup: May 14, 2013

By Bryan Le

Turkey considers banning booze ads, study finds "non-smoking" hotel rooms are a myth, and Tommy Chong says marijuana helped him beat cancer. MORE  

"N-Bomb" Explodes on the Drug Scene

By Sarah Beller

It's often sold as an alternative to LSD, but what is it, exactly? The Fix asks both experts and users. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 6, 2013

By The Fix staff

Egypt "welcomes" booze and bikinis, vet says marijuana could prolong pets' lives, and Justin Bieber is banned from drinking in Dubai. 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  

Drugs Endanger Democracy, Says UN Director

By Ben Feuerherd

World leaders at the UNDOC conference in Vienna are urged to work together. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 20, 2013

By The Fix staff

Overdose deaths rise for 11th straight year, female smokers at greater risk, and Kate Middleton visits center for recovering addicts. MORE  

Colombia Plans to Decriminalize Ecstasy

By Ben Feuerherd

In its efforts to combat trafficking, the country considers legalizing "personal doses" of synthetic drugs. MORE  

Video: US Navy's Nightmarish Bath Salts Warning

By Ben Feuerherd

The Navy releases a creepy zombie video as part of a new campaign against designer drugs. MORE  

The Year in Synthetic Drugs

By Dirk Hanson

From the "Bath Salts" Cannibal to a dramatic spike in Spice-related ER visits, 2012 was the year synthetics earned a place in the drug pantheon. MORE  

Synthetic Drug Use Hits All-Time High in EU

By McCarton Ackerman

Europeans increasingly like their drugs synthetic, raising a new set of concerns. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
California Moves To Clean Up Medical Pot Business

Fifteen years after its initial passage, California's medical marijuana law remains a headache for state politicians.

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Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

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Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

4/23/14 3:30pm
Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

4/23/14 1:00pm
Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.

4/23/14 10:30am

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