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Morning Roundup: April 24, 2013

By The Fix staff

College binge drinking boosts risk of heart disease, US citizen was wrongly deported over pot possession, and Madonna's brother arrested after drunken fight with police. MORE  

Russell Simmons Leads Cyber March Vs. War on Drugs

By Sarah Beller

The Def Jam magnate urges people around the world to join tomorrow's "cyber march" against US drug policy. MORE  

Pot Shop to Open Under Politicians' Noses

By Chrisanne Grise

After a long struggle, a medical marijuana dispensary will open in DC, just blocks from the Capitol. MORE  

Matthew Perry Defends Drug Courts

By May Wilkerson

The Friends star and recovering addict lobbies Congress as a way to give back. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 27, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Egypt seizes massive marijuana haul, the feds set their sights on medical pot in LA, and how Rx drug dealers targeted the Walgreens supply chain. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 1, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drunk drivers in DC will face harsher penalties, TV addiction may boost diabetes risk in seniors, and Dennis Hopper's son is accused of drugged rape. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 30, 2012

By Bryan Le

"Wal-Mart of weed" opens in DC, Elton John took as much cocaine as Whitney, and arrested drunk's Bohemian Rhapsody cover goes viral. MORE  

Smokers Face Fight to Light Up at Home

By McCarton Ackerman

Neighbors' complaints could lead to home smoking bans for public housing residents. MORE  

DC Rehabbers Poisoned by Carbon Monoxide

By Jennifer Matesa

Forty-three patients and staff went through retox thanks to a clogged vent at Washington's Second Genesis rehab. MORE  

Montel Williams Supports DC Pot Program

By Ariel Nagi

The talk show host's non-profit fights to dispense medical marijuana in cities like Washington and Denver. MORE  

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