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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  

Brooklyn Teens Critically Injured In Weed Experiment

By McCarton Ackerman

Both are in serious condition after suffering second- and third-degree burns while trying to toke up on butane-soaked pot. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 12, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Ohio tackles painkiller addiction, woman caught wearing cocaine diaper goes to jail, drunk ambulance driver causes accident, and NY pushes for legal pot. MORE  

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to Kids' Hearing Loss

By Valerie Tejeda

Teens exposed to tobacco smoke before birth were three times more likely to have hearing loss, a study finds. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 4, 2013

By Bryan Le

Vancouver tests out free heroin injection sites, more children poisoned by parents' prescription drugs, and "Grumpy Cat" meme warns teens not to drink and drive. MORE  

Facebook Helps Amish Teens Party

By McCarton Ackerman

"Rumpsringa"—the 2-year-break from Amish life—has gotten boozier and crazier, thanks to social networking. MORE  

Kids Seeing Less Tobacco, More Booze in Movies

By McCarton Ackerman

Movies now feature far more drinking than smoking compared to 15 years ago, a study finds. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 28, 2013

By The Fix staff

Marijuana baked goods send kids to the ER, Rob Ford's crack scandal linked to homicide, and police fatally shoot a drunk Korean War vet at his Connecticut mansion. MORE  

Study: One in 10 Teen Girls Has an Eating Disorder

By Chrisanne Grise

A UK study finds eating disorder diagnoses are rapidly increasing among teens. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 20, 2013

By The Fix staff

Drinking during puberty linked to alcoholism, teens bribed into attending booze-free prom parties, and Toronto mayor Rob Ford denies smoking crack in video. MORE  

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Colorado Officials Now Want to Ban Edibles

Despite the overall success of legalized marijuana in Colorado, state officials want to roll back part of the law by calling for a near-total ban on weed edibles.

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United Nations Says Illegal Meth Manufacturing Is Spreading

Meth manufacturing has spread in developing countries thanks to lax government regulation and minimal police intervention.

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Brain Abnormalities In Gamblers Different From Drug Addicts

A new study has shown that gambling addicts don't have the same brain alterations as abusers of cocaine or heroin.

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Macklemore Returns To Drug Court To Speak At Graduation

Sober since 2008, the hip hop artist returned to speak at a graduation ceremony.

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Pennsylvania Gov. Blames Employee Drug Testing On Job Creation Woes

Gov. Corbett thinks his poor jobs record has something to do with employees not taking drug tests.

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