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Police Make Mass Arrests In Cleveland-to-Chicago Drug Ring

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The feds continued their crackdown on heroin in the Windy City. MORE  

British Celebrities Call For Drug Law Reform In UK

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Russell Brand, Sting, and Sir Richard Branson were among those calling on Prime Minister David Cameron to change current drug laws. MORE  

Man Almost Killed Girlfriend After Hallucinating Bear Attack While on MDMA

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Lucas Gingras convinced Ladonna Merriman to jump off a 70 foot cliff to avoid the bear. MORE  

Sting Admits Using Drugs As a 'Creative Tool'

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The legendary singer-songwriter has lit up on more than one occasion to overcome writer's block. MORE  

Former Mayor Of Florida's 'Most Corrupt Town' Jailed For Drugs

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Yet another episode of the continuing saga of drugs and corruption in Florida. MORE  

High School Faculty Member Fired For Allegedly Brokering Student Drug Deal

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Ironically, Loretta Young worked for Steinert High School as a counselor for students dealing with substance abuse. MORE  

Stimulant Khat Banned In United Kingdom

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The ban sent khat businesses both at home and abroad scrambling for ways to make up the loss of income. MORE  

Pope Francis Slams Drug Legalization

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While he opposes legalization, the Pope remains compassionate towards addicts. MORE  

'True Blood' Star Chris Bauer Chronicles Decades-Long Battle With Addiction

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Like many addicts, Bauer was about to lose everything before he decided to change. MORE  

Oregon Drug Court Will Begin Vivitrol For Opiate Addicts

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Lane County will become the first in the state to administer the anti-craving drug. MORE  

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Florida Pill Mill Doc Gets 15 Years In Prison

Zachary Rose testified against other employees, but was ultimately dubbed a con artist by a district court judge.

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Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk

Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer.

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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.

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

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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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