Keri Blakinger

The Onion Takes on the War on Drugs

America’s Finest News Source has taken aim at the drug war - not just once, but repeatedly. Here’s a rundown of some of The Onion’s best jabs at drugs and drug enforcement.

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Hillary Clinton on Drugs

As this seemingly interminable election cycle draws to a close, here’s a look at some of the times drugs and drug policy have come up in Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the presidency.

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And the Emmy Award for Best Drug Use Goes To…

Once again, drugs are a big thing on the small screen. As in years past, drug use and dealing is on full display in a number of the shows up for awards at this year’s Emmys. Here’s a look at the role addiction and drug use play in just a handful of the series up for Emmys this past weekend.

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Why the War on Drugs Is Poised to End - Even If 'Wire' Creator David Simon Worries It Won't

Every so often, a fringe political movement wins mainstream acceptance so quickly that its codification in law — once at hand — feels both obviously correct and long overdue.

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10 of the Biggest Drug Myths Busted

How much do you know about drugs? Even if you’re a self-proclaimed drug aficionado, you might be surprised to find that some common beliefs about drugs are more mythical than a sober person at Burning Man. Here at The Fix, we decided to countdown 10 of the top drug-related myths still in circulation today.

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10 Surprising Facts About the History of Hallucinogens

“Don’t stop here!” yells Raoul Duke as he swats at invisible flying creatures in Hunter S. Thompson’s semi-autobiographical novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. “This is bat country!”

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10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Pot

What do Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, Justin Bieber, Maya Angelou and well over 100 million Americans all have in common? They’ve all smoked pot. Throughout its history, marijuana has attracted plenty of unexpected users and proponents. And much of the history of greenery is now familiar to us—thanks to History Channel specials, the burgeoning legalization movement and the popularity of anti-pot propaganda films like Reefer Madness. But even if you’re intimately familiar with the plant in all its forms, we’re willing to wager that some of these facts will surprise you.

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10 Startling Facts About the History of Heroin

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