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Vancouver Runs Out of Free Crack Pipes

By Luke Walker

Health officials wildly underestimated the popularity of the city's controversial crack pipe exchange program. MORE  

Occupy Vancouver Stockpiles Anti-OD Drug After Woman Dies

By Will Herbst

Nasally-administered Narcan is delivered to Occupy Vancouver, after a homeless woman dies in a second suspected heroin OD at the site in a week. MORE  

Canada's Supreme Court Saves Controversial Safe-Inject Clinic

By Jed Bickman

After a decade-long battle, a Vancouver clinic that allows IV drug users to safely shoot up is rescued by Canada's top court. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Captured Mexican Drug Lord Claims He's a DEA Informant, Coke Causes A Crime Wave in Cape Cod, and Beer Fuels College Football. MORE  

Vancouver to Hand Out Free Crack Pipes

By Kenneth Garger

Canadian city's harm reduction strategy extends to pilot scheme for crack users. MORE  

Video: Drunken Riot in Vancouver After Hockey Loss

By Dirk Hanson

Vancouver mayor describes alcohol-fueled mayhem as "embarrassing and shameful.” MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

A.A.'s Anonymity, a Medical Marijuana Fail in Illinois, and Vancouver's Besieged Injection Site. MORE  

Vancouver’s Supervised Shooting Up Site: 2,000 ODs, 0 Deaths

By Dirk Hanson

An officially-sanctioned injection site for heroin and cocaine addicts in Vancouver prompts a dramatic fall in death rates. So why is the Canadian government so dead-set against it? MORE  

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Chinese Underworld Sells Drugs and Fake IDs on Dark Web

From the mainland to Hong Kong, Chinese traders are taking full advantage of crypto-markets.

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Children of Addicts Must Work Harder to Fight Impulses

Researchers found that improperly developed brains were as much of a factor as being in a substance abusing environment.

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Will a New President Undo Marijuana's Progress?

Whether it's Hillary Clinton on the left or one of the assorted cast of characters on the right, a new chief executive could change course on weed in 2016.

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Global Drug Survey Looking for Participants

As they do every year, the independent research group is looking to cull drug and alcohol use data for its 2015 survey.

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Former Miss USA Tara Conner Opens Up About Getting Sober

Conner has been sober for seven years and is now hoping to help others in their battle with addiction.

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