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Video: Drug War Comedy Cuts Truth With Laughter

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US filmmaker Greg Berger tells The Fix about raising awareness—and hope—through satirical drug war videos. MORE  

"Hippy Crack" Sweeps the UK

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More young adults are using laughing gas to get high, says a new report. MORE  

Drunk Canadian Swims From Ontario to Detroit

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After fulfilling a lifelong goal, his intercontinental swim was disrupted by a rescue mission. MORE  

Hollywood Stuntmen Rescue Drunk, Suicidal Woman

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Three stuntmen promoting the film Kick Ass II at Comic Con stage a real-life rescue. MORE  

Parents Find Pot Pipe in Burger King Kids' Meal

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An employee chose the wrong place to hide his drug paraphernalia while at work. MORE  

Rob Delaney Tells Addicts to Have Hope

By May Wilkerson

After another celebrity tragedy, the comic reminds people it is possible to beat addiction. MORE  

Kat Von D Celebrates Six Years Sober

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The celebrity tattoo artist declares: "Yay for not being a drunken a**shole!" MORE  

Nikki Sixx Celebrates Sober Birthday

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The Mötley Crüe bassist says sobriety is the "greatest gift you will ever receive." MORE  

Florida Man Stole Menthols After Drugs Made Him "Invisible"

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He returns to Walgreens four months later and tries to make amends for the unseen crime. MORE  

Poppy Seed Bagel Case Leads to Drug Policy Changes

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Elizabeth Mort, whose newborn was taken after a poppy seed bagel set off a positive drug test, settles her lawsuit. MORE  

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Number of Drug Users In United Kingdom Jumps To 2.7 Million

A new survey has revealed a significant rise in the use of various illicit drugs despite an overall drop in recent years.

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A new study has suggested that the loss of brain volume in schizophrenics may be the result of medication.

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A family that deals drugs together, goes to jail together.

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The objective of the lawsuit was to stop tobacco companies like R.J. Reynolds from targeting kids with their advertising.

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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. 

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

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