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Michael Hastings' Autopsy Reveals Traces of Drugs

The award-winning journalist's family reveals he was using drugs after 14 years of sobriety.
0:43 | 08/21/13

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A toxicology reports his award winning investigative journalist Michael Hastings was sober at the time of his deadly June car crash. But investigators are also reporting that Trace amounts of amphetamines and marijuana were found in his system. And family members have reveal that he was using drugs again around the time of the rack after fourteen years of sobriety. Hastings also had a medical marijuana card in his wallet he's understood to have used pot to ease the effects of post traumatic stress. Stemming from time covering the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The 33 year old buzz -- reporter at the time of his death -- to 2010 Rolling Stone story Hedlund US general Stanley McChrystal and the country's top military commander in Afghanistan to resign.

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