The Fix | News http://www.thefix.com/news Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Saudi Arabia Beheads 24 Drug Smugglers So Far In 2014 http://www.thefix.com/content/saudi-arabia-beheads-24-drug-smugglers-so-far-2014 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/saudi%20beheading.jpg?itok=aEdpop1s" alt="" /><p>Almost half the people beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year were caught smuggling drugs.</p> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/saudi-arabia-beheads-24-drug-smugglers-so-far-2014 Morning Roundup: Nov. 24, 2014 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-nov-24-2014 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/grandmas%20smoking%20weed.jpg?itok=H86NIRa5" alt="" /><p>Stephen Collins' attorney arrested for <strong>drunk driving</strong>, male models busted for <strong>cocaine dealing</strong>, and <strong>pot smoking grannie</strong> says no more weed.</p> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-nov-24-2014 Chinese Underworld Sells Drugs and Fake IDs on Dark Web http://www.thefix.com/content/chinese-underworld-sells-drugs-and-fake-ids-dark-web <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dark%20web%20laptop.jpg?itok=sLAiEAN-" alt="" /><p>From the mainland to Hong Kong, Chinese traders are taking full advantage of crypto-markets.</p> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:30:00 -0500 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/chinese-underworld-sells-drugs-and-fake-ids-dark-web Children of Addicts Must Work Harder to Fight Impulses http://www.thefix.com/content/children-substance-abuserrs-must-work-harder-fight-impulses <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/drunk%20bar%20impulse.jpg?itok=RAZUo5gk" alt="" /><p>Researchers found that improperly developed brains were as much of a factor as being in a substance abusing environment.</p> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:30:00 -0500 Brent McCluskey http://www.thefix.com/content/children-substance-abuserrs-must-work-harder-fight-impulses Will a New President Undo Marijuana's Progress? http://www.thefix.com/content/will-new-president-undo-marijuanas-progress <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/kids%20smoking%20pot.jpg?itok=YqE1GyqK" alt="" /><p>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.</p> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:30:00 -0500 Brent McCluskey http://www.thefix.com/content/will-new-president-undo-marijuanas-progress Global Drug Survey Looking for Participants http://www.thefix.com/content/global-drug-survey-more-drugs-bought-online-greater-alcohol-dependency <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/teens%20drugs%20party.jpg?itok=U2bEw3oZ" alt="" /><p>As they do every year, the independent research group is looking to cull drug and alcohol use data for its 2015 survey.</p> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/global-drug-survey-more-drugs-bought-online-greater-alcohol-dependency Former Miss USA Tara Conner Opens Up About Getting Sober http://www.thefix.com/content/former-miss-usa-tara-conner-opens-about-getting-sober <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/tara%20connor%20miss%20usa.jpg?itok=xUFntFLV" alt="" /><p>Conner has been sober for seven years and is now hoping to help others in their battle with addiction.</p> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/former-miss-usa-tara-conner-opens-about-getting-sober Married San Diego Cops Face Seven Years On Drug Charges http://www.thefix.com/content/married-san-diego-cops-face-seven-years-drug-charges <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/married%20cops%20arrested.jpg?itok=6B0-1Snd" alt="" /><p>Officers Bryce and Jennifer Charpentier were busted for dealing prescription drugs.</p> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/married-san-diego-cops-face-seven-years-drug-charges Morning Roundup: Nov. 21, 2014 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-nov-21-2014 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/colin%20stone.jpg?itok=r_5ctBQP" alt="" /><p><strong>Sharon Stone</strong> 'devastated' after nephew's overdose death, drunk man arrested driving <strong>stolen bulldozer</strong>, and U.S. sanctions Colombia soccer team over <strong>drug ties</strong>.</p> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-nov-21-2014 Research Shows Cannabinoids Slow Tumor Growth in Aggressive Cancer http://www.thefix.com/content/new-research-shows-cannabinoids-slow-tumor-growth-aggressive-cancer <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/cannabis%20plant%20mountain.jpg?itok=bdEKC28h" alt="" /><p>A new study has revealed that cannabis can be used to augment radiation therapy.</p> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:30:00 -0500 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/new-research-shows-cannabinoids-slow-tumor-growth-aggressive-cancer