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Plain Cigarette Packages Make Smokers Want to Quit

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Taking away the flashy packaging makes smoking less appealing, an Australian study finds. MORE  

Weed Industry Draws Bold Investors

By Chrisanne Grise

Pot may still be illegal under federal law, but some firms are already finding ways to make a profit off weed. MORE  

Homeless Smoking Epidemic Goes Ignored

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75% of homeless people smoke, and experts say it's "keeping people in the cycle of poverty." MORE  

Nets Coach Pleads Guilty to DWI

By Chrisanne Grise

Jason Kidd's punishment is speaking to high school students about drinking and driving. MADD says that isn't enough. MORE  

Mexico Captures Los Zetas' Leader

By Chrisanne Grise

Miguel Angel Trevino Morales is locked up. But will his capture only strengthen rival gangs? MORE  

Marijuana Sprouts All Over German City

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Activists in Göttingen protest the "demonization" of cannabis by planting it everywhere. MORE  

Will Drug Prison Sentences Be Lowered?

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The Justice Department recommends reduced sentences for low-level drug offenders to address crowded prisons and tight budgets. MORE  

Sweet Tooth May Be Linked to Alcoholism

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Studies show that the brain's responses to sweets and booze may be closely linked. MORE  

Pine Ridge Reservation Considers Legalizing Alcohol

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Proponents say regulating and taxing alcohol could help fund much-needed substance abuse prevention and treatment. MORE  

UK Cracks Down on Drugged Driving

By Chrisanne Grise

Drivers on illegal substances or Rx drugs could soon face jail time. MORE  

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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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