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Morning Roundup: Sept. 19, 2014

1 hour agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Australian police seize Batman ecstasy in drug raids, DUI suspect threatens to join ISIS, and man high on PCP hides in kindergarten bathroom.

PTSD and Food Addiction Go Hand-in-Hand for Women

12 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Researchers have found the stronger the PTSD, the more likely a woman will suffer from eating addiction.

Teens Who Smoke Pot Daily Could Have More Problems Later in Life

14 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A recent study has claimed that the more frequent the use, the more adversely affected users can become.

Hostel Owner Accused of Drugging and Assaulting Lodgers

16 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Michael Harris stands accused of sexually assaulting male travelers from Germany, England, and the United States.

Former Nation Leaders Assault The War On Drugs, Call For Blazing Changes

18 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The GCDP stated, in no uncertain terms, that the half-century spent on the drug war had “failed, with devastating consequences around the world.” It's time to end the criminalization of drugs and pass legalization initiatives.

Addicted to Your Phone? There's (Another) App for That

19 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Checky is designed to keep users constantly aware of how often and even why they're always checking their phones.

Study Says Pot Smokers Use To Cope With Negative Emotions

21 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Researchers found that using marijuana to cope with traumatic events could lead to increased dependence.

U.S. Justice Department Says Molly Use Has Declined

23 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite wrecking havoc at concerts across the country, fewer people have reported taking the drug.

Morning Roundup: Sept. 18, 2014

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Chinese cops formally arrest Jackie Chan's son, Wes Walker reinstated under new NFL drug policy, and police called to handle drunk skunk.

'Magic Mushrooms' Show High Success Rate for Smoking Cessation

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Though a small study, researchers found that taking psilocybin can have a positive effect on quitting smoking.

Hospital, Again

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

We spoke about his other anxieties and how he feels inadequate and how he has such an empty life that he could not be able to go clean and face all his issues because it would be too hard, too painful and take too long.

New Jersey Bill Classifies Drug Addiction as Mental Illness

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Strongly supported by parents of children lost to overdoses, Bill A3227 will give judges the power to send addicts to treatment.

Is Food Addiction a Myth?

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Some scoff at the idea, others clamor for a cure. Is it an eating disorder, or an actual addiction?

Generic Version of Expensive Hep C Drug Will Be Available in Developing Countries

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The $1,000-a-pill hep c treatment will be approximately $10-a-pill in its generic version, but it won't be available in the U.S.

White House Celebrates 25 Years of National Recovery Month

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Today the Office of National Drug Control Policy will pay tribute to individuals in recovery with a live streaming event at 2pm EST.

New Statistics Show Prescription Drug Deaths Quadrupled In U.S.

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The number of overdoses have skyrocketed in recent years, particularly among older Americans.

Philadelphia on the Verge of Decriminalizing Weed

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

After initially scoffing at the idea, Mayor Michael Nutter has finally come to his senses and agreed to sign a bill decriminalizing pot.

Morning Roundup: Sept. 17, 2014

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Wide Receiver Josh Gordon pleads guilty to DUI, intoxicated man breaks into home to steal candy, and drunk parents drop baby onto train tracks.

Smoking's Last Frontier

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Our author takes us on a personal tour of nicotine addiction: from prison-recipe smokes using patches, tea, and "blue thunder" to the latest tech innovation in e-cigarette smartphone apps.

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