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First U.S. Medical Marijuana Commercial Plays For Laughs

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MarijuanaDoctors.com's one minute ad, which features a shady sushi dealer, will air on major networks such as Fox, CNN and ESPN. MORE  

NBOMe Leads to Teen Overdose Deaths

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The drug, meant to be a knockoff of LSD, has proven fatal for U.S. teens. MORE  

Jimmy Kimmel Urges Rob Ford to Get Help

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The infamous mayor of Toronto was welcomed with a barrage of embarrassing questions, jokes, and video clips, before Kimmel made a sincere plea. MORE  

Pot Could Affect Development of Teenage Brain

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Using pot during a time when the brain is shaping itself in preparation for adult life could be detrimental, researchers say. MORE  

European Parliament Set to Regulate Electronic Cigarettes

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The European Union's proposed regulations could set a template for the rest of the world to follow. MORE  

Tennessee to Ban Open Alcohol in Moving Cars

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One of the last states to allow open containers of alcohol in moving cars may soon fall in line with federal road regulations. MORE  

Man Arrested for Drunk Driving Had 0.00 BAC

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Despite his blood alcohol level being the same as Bluto's grade point average in Animal House, Larry Davis spent a night in jail and waited over a year for his trial. MORE  

Arrested Man: 'I Thought Cocaine Wasn't Illegal in Florida'

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A Florida man becomes an Internet joke after making his bold claim while attempting to hide the drugs in a flower pot right in front of arresting officers. MORE  

U.S. War Veteran Addicted to Opiates Due to Lack of Treatment Options

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The Department of Veteran's Affairs gave Justin Minyard prescription painkillers instead of discussing options with him. MORE  

Los Angeles Seeks to Ban Electronic Cigarettes

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Lawmakers fear that normalizing the act of smoking, even if it's just vaping, could undo decades of anti-smoking efforts. MORE  

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'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse.

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Director Anton Corbjin Talks Working With Philip Seymour Hoffman

The director described Hoffman as "full of life" while working with the actor on A Most Wanted Man.

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Andy Roddick's Comeback Stymied By Drug Test

The former No. 1 tennis player in the world is furious over a drug testing requirement that won't allow him to compete in the US Open.

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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