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Morning Roundup: July 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Gerard Depardieu bails on film festival to drink beer, Amanda Bynes bong throwing case dismissed, and underage Disney Star Bill Unger arrested for DUI. MORE  

Kids Treated for Marijuana Addiction Reaches Record High in United Kingdom

By Victoria Kim

Even though weed remains illegal in the UK, teens are using it now more than ever. MORE  

British Celebrities Call For Drug Law Reform In UK

By McCarton Ackerman

Russell Brand, Sting, and Sir Richard Branson were among those calling on Prime Minister David Cameron to change current drug laws. MORE  

One In Four Parents Gives Kids Booze to Celebrate, Survey Says

By Shawn Dwyer

Whether celebrating the end of exams or a holiday, one in four parents in the UK like to get their teen drunk. MORE  

UK Doctors Push Cigarette Ban For All Born After 2000

By Bryan Le

Advocates of the ban say the UK could be the first country to eradicate cigarettes, but opponents say it will simply create a new black market. MORE  

Stimulant Khat Banned In United Kingdom

By McCarton Ackerman

The ban sent khat businesses both at home and abroad scrambling for ways to make up the loss of income. MORE  

British Croquet Champion Dies From Fentanyl Overdose

By McCarton Ackerman

A recent inquest has confirmed that the November 2013 death of Matthew Burrow was drug related. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

UFC fighter Chael Sonnen explains failed drug test, New York strippers charged with drugging rich clients, and homeless couple arrested for cooking meth in library. MORE  

Synthetic Weed Linked to Prison Health Crisis in United Kingdom

By Paul Gaita

Spice and K2 have become a favorite among British prisoners for leaving no trace in drug tests. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

John Daly admits losing $90 million to casinos, Roy Hargrove sentenced for cocaine possession, and U.K. recognizes drugs as part of its economy. MORE  

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