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Morning Roundup: February 28, 2013

By The Fix staff

Killing kingpins won't stop cartels, Brits drink 40% more than they think they do, and Lindsay Lohan wants to help young people avoid drugs. MORE  

Painting of Nazi Drug Addict Up for Auction

By McCarton Ackerman

This realistic depiction of Hermann Goering's morphine addiction saw the artist exiled. MORE  

Addicts Get Payouts for Kicking Drugs in Prison

By McCarton Ackerman

The British government coughs up big bucks to prisoners who had to go cold turkey. MORE  

Is "Annihilation" Upon Us?

By Bryan Le

The latest snappily-named synthetic drug is blamed for at least nine hospitalizations. MORE  

"77,000 UK Addicts" Live Off Disability

By McCarton Ackerman

Thousands whose addictions leave them unable to work live off state subsidies—highly controversial in the current economic climate.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 31, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Saudi Arabia bans most public smoking, UK addicts receive "disability" benefits, and Chinese olympic teen swimmer suspected of doping. MORE  

Did Drugs Kill Eva Rausing?

By Gabrielle Wuhl

A London billionaire's drug arrest leads police to the body of his American wife, who battled addiction for years. MORE  

A Million UK Workers Test Positive for Drugs

By Valerie Tejeda

Screenings show one in 30 employees uses illegal drugs while working—up 50% since 2007. MORE  

Adele Was Rolling in the Drink

By May Wilkerson

The chart-topping singer opens up on her drinking problem and her alcoholic dad. MORE  

UK Addicts Must Get Treatment or Lose Benefits

By Fionna Agomuoh

A new austerity law will require jobless addicts to submit to treatment or risk losing their unemployment pay. MORE  

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