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Utah Man Blames Spice Addiction For Torching Apartment Complex

By McCarton Ackerman

Dustin Bowman was given no mercy by a federal magistrate due to his previous arrests and failed battle with addiction. MORE  

Synthetic Cannabis May Be Miracle Cure for Arthritis

By Paul Gaita

While testing has been limited to lab rats so far, researchers are hopeful a pill will be available to the general public in five to 10 years. MORE  

Family of Latest "Spice" Death Speaks Out

By Amelia Edelman

Despite growing concern about the dangers of death and addiction, synthetic marijuana continues to remain legal and widely available to teens. MORE  

‘Breaking Bad’ Contest Winner Busted for Drugs

By Shawn Dwyer

Ryan Carroll won a trip to Hollywood to watch the series finale with cast and crew, but turned out to be more like Walter White than expected. 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  

Morning Roundup: May 3, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Would-be assassin wanted to "punish" Obama over drug policy, the public hands in 371 tons of unused Rx drugs, and "Billy the Exterminator" is guilty of synthetic pot possession. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 15, 2013

By Bryan Le

Synthetic marijuana may cause kidney damage, Bloomberg seeks an end to jail time for pot, and a 12-step group helps compulsive shoplifters. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 5, 2013

By The Fix staff

Synthetic marijuana nearly kills Texas teen, only one in 10 addicts receives treatment, and Lil' Wayne pays for the time he took a drunk nap during a concert. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 11, 2013

By Bryan Le

FDA requires cuts to sleep drug dosages, advocates want Obamacare to cover quit-smoking materials, and a new app shows how alcohol ages you. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 5, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Cigarette tax hikes help smokers cut back, an Rx drug to halt Rx drug addiction is in the works, and cellphone addiction could be contagious. MORE  

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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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