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Turkey Struggling With Synthetic Drug 'Bonzai'

By McCarton Ackerman

A new form of synthetic cannabis has caused a rash of schizophrenia-like behavior and heart failure among users. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Florida family poisoned by LSD-laced meat, new law targets California pot growers, L.A. Phil disrupted by drunk patron, and Colorado barber turns away pot smokers. MORE  

Man Dons Wire Mask to Quit Smoking

By Bryan Le

A Turkish smoker would rather imprison his head than remain imprisoned by his habit. MORE  

Will Turkey's Ad-Ban Harm the Booze Industry?

By McCarton Ackerman

Alcohol companies react with fear as the country goes cold turkey on booze advertising. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 11, 2013

By Victoria Kim

The NSA has a mandate to "stem the flow of narcotics" into the US, Google cuts search ads and videos for illegal drugs, and Wiz Khalifa puts his baby before his pot. MORE  

Anti-Booze Laws Fuel Turkish Protests

By Tony O’Neill

The Turkish Prime Minister's strict new alcohol laws are seen by protesters as symptoms of creeping autocracy. MORE  

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  

Morning Roundup: April 30, 2013

By Bryan Le

Booze could help prevent arthritis, Amy Winehouse documentary promises unseen look into her life, and Sen. McConnell responds to Obama jab by drinking with an empty chair. MORE  

Turkish "Vampire" Addicted to Drinking Blood

By Bryan Le

Doctors say traumatic events caused a man to develop "vampiric alternate personality." MORE  

Turkish Airstrike Kills Low-Level Tobacco Smugglers

By Luke Walker

Mistaken identity in the war against PKK militants costs 35 lives. MORE  

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