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Drug Use Among Wealthy On The Rise In U.K.

By McCarton Ackerman

Almost half of the survey participants admitting to using drugs are either middle or upper middle class. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 24, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Fourth graders busted for selling pot, father strangles son over gaming addiction, woman sold heroin from hospital bed, and playboy blames rich dad for gambling ring bust. MORE  

Prep School Graduates Busted For Running Drug Ring

By Shawn Dwyer

Two graduates of The Haverford School in Pennsylvania were arrested for an elaborate drug operation catering to an upper class clientele. MORE  

Poor People In U.S. Can't Stop Smoking

By Bryan Le

While overall smoking has gone down in the United States, poorer parts of the country are unable to kick the habit. MORE  

Rich Teen Who Killed Four While Drunk Given Probation

By Allison McCabe

Outrage over a slap on the wrist for the unremorseful Ethan Couch underscores the age-old story of how the wealthy are treated differently in our justice system than the rest of us. MORE  

How the One Percent Pays to Stay Sober

By McCarton Ackerman

The trend of hiring secret "sober companions" is taking off among wealthy NY businesspeople. MORE  

England's Rich Women Boozing the Most

By Victoria Kim

Women in affluent neighborhoods drink more than twice the national average, a study finds. MORE  

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