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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  

Peaches Geldof Called Heroin ‘Bleak Drug’ Weeks Before Death

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Geldof made her comments in reference to Philip Seymour Hoffman's heroin overdose earlier this year. MORE  

Tim McGraw Reveals Former Addictions, Faith Hill Intervention

By McCarton Ackerman

McGraw is the latest country singer to recently open up about his battles with addiction. MORE  

New Orleans Police Allowing Former Drug Users On Force

By McCarton Ackerman

The department has amended its zero tolerance policy to make up for recruiting shortfalls. MORE  

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Flip-Flops On Drug War Policies

By McCarton Ackerman

Christie has failed to live up to his tough rhetoric on the failure of the drug war. MORE  

Florida Public Defender Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Lenny Platterborze was one of six people arrested for distributing drugs. MORE  

Bath Salt Epidemic Traced Back to Chinese Lab

By McCarton Ackerman

The synthetic drug that has wreaked so much havoc in the U.S. was the product of a tiny one-man operation in Shanghai. MORE  

Legal Recreational Weed Could Soon Be Reality in Oregon

By McCarton Ackerman

The Beaver State could soon follow Colorado and Washington. MORE  

Mexican Drug Traffickers Pushing Liquid Meth Across Border

By McCarton Ackerman

Smugglers have disguised meth as tequila, laundry detergent, and even apple juice. MORE  

Summer Music Festivals Cracking Down On Drug Use

By McCarton Ackerman

From the Bonnaroo to the Electric Zoo, festival organizers are taking no chances. MORE  

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Revised Mississippi Welfare Law Could Punish Children of Addicts

The proposed law would unfairly punish the children of addicts. State Republicans naturally support it.

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Actor James Garner Once Said ‘Marijuana Should Be Legal’

The 'Maverick' actor was a 50-year pot smoker who had an aversion to alcohol.

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Morning Roundup: July 23, 2014

Lars Ulrich credits Noel Gallagher for quitting cocaine, Shia LaBeouf says Brad Pitt helped him get sober, and daughter of Real Housewives star arrested for DUI.

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Adults Quitting Smoking Prefer Fun-Flavored E-Cigs

Fruity flavors might seem like they're just for kids, but adult e-cig users love them too—and say it helps them quit regular tobacco.

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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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When I tell people I have an eating disorder, I get surprise, sympathy, empathy and laughing-shock: "Men can have eating disorders?”

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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.

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. 

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

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