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Morning Roundup: March 12, 2013

By Bryan Le

Mali conflict disrupts global cocaine trade, UN says drugs and democracy cannot coexist, and Chris Brown smokes pot on-stage in Ghana. MORE  

US Tells Drunk Diplomats to Sober Up

By Bryan Le

A US ambassador urges delegates to stop getting hammered during UN budget negotiations. MORE  

UN Criticizes US Marijuana Laws

By McCarton Ackerman

Legalization in a growing number of states violates UN drug conventions, a report warns. MORE  

Asian Drug Detention Centers Accused of Torture

By McCarton Ackerman

The UN urges Western donors to stop funding abusive and ineffective "drug treatment" centers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Ex-Dot Com millionaire charged with drug dealing, Colorado's medical pot business plummets, and cops find tigers in a Mexican drug lab. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Rogue pharmacists feed addiction, opium cultivation rises in Afghanistan, and Shaquille O'Neal to launch "Luv Shaq" vodka. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 21, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

UN official wants the feds to challenge legal pot, drunk patients more likely to survive ER visits, and Steve-O was a "semi-famous drug-addicted male slut." MORE  

UN Urges Thailand to End Forced Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

More than half the nation's addicts are mandated to rehab, but the UN calls this "counterproductive" and a violation of rights. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 13, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Florida enforces drug tests for state employees, politicians block heroin treatment for heroin addicts, and smahed horse-and-buggy drivers collide with cops.  MORE  

Illegal Pharmacies Target Social Media Users Worldwide

By Valerie Tejeda

The head of the International Narcotics Control Board calls for action against illegal online pharmacies. MORE  

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