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Blog Post Archive

Texas Approves Limited Medical Marijuana Bill, But Pot Advocates Still Unhappy

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite the progress, medical marijuana still has a long way to go in the Lone Star State.

Morning Roundup: May 20, 2015

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Jonathan Rhys Meyers spotted drinking on street, Mischa Barton joins Recovery Road, and Seattle offers free meth pipes.

Reworking the 13th Step

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Amy Dresner reviews Monica Richardson's documentary about predators in AA—The 13th Step.

‘Blood Avocados’ and Their Ties to Drug Trafficking

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Farmers have been forced to surrender part of their income to the Knights Templar cartel.

Is the Pro-Pot Movement Changing How the U.S. Feels About Weed?

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

New research shows that marijuana advocates could be changing public opinion.

Colombia Could Replace Aerial Sprays With Caterpillars in Fight Against Cocaine

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite the ingenuity of their proposal, Colombia has raised concerns over their use of coca-eating caterpillars.

Sen. Bernie Sanders Asks VA to Break Patents on Hep C Drugs

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The presidential long-shot asked the federal agency to help make hep C drugs more affordable. But will they listen?

New Report Finds Alcohol Remains As Deadly As Ever

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Alcohol deaths top HIV/AIDS, violence, and tuberculosis combined.

Native American Sobriety Circles

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

How a Native American approach to sobriety preceded all modern forms of recovery by almost a century.

A Journey Through Music and Recovery From Addiction

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Fix's music writer Matthew Greenwald on how music helped his recovery.

A Simple Fingerprint Can Detect Cocaine Use, Researchers Find

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new non-invasive way to test for drugs could be used by police within a decade.

Morning Roundup: May 19, 2015

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

'Buffy' actor busted for public intoxication again, meth lab found in home of third grade teacher, and judge denies Rastafarian weed defense in drug case.

Gloucester Police Gain Support for Decision to Treat, Not Punish Addiction

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A revolutionary new way of helping drug addicts may get the resources it needs to take off.

Senior FBI Official Named as New Interim DEA Director

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Chuck Rosenberg has been picked to replace outgoing Bush holdover Michele Leonhart.

New Study Lists The Most Popular Drugs At Music Festivals

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

There are hardly any surprises in new findings culled from Instagram posts.

Police Officer Indicted for Taking K-9 Narcotics

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Danny Macchio was charged with evidence tampering and abuse of official capacity.

SAMHSA Releases New Guidance on Medication Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

SAMHSA issued new guidelines detailing the overall effectiveness of current medications.

Email Addiction May Cause Increased Stress, Heart Problems

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Constantly checking emails can lead to increased stress, loss of sleep, or worse.

Morning Roundup: May 18, 2015

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Robin Thicke's dog goes to vet after eating weed, stoned teens lost in woods call 911, and blood-soaked man on flakka says he's Satan.

Republicans on Drugs

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Republican hopefuls cover the spectrum on drug policy. The Fix digs deeper.

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