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Mother Posts Photos of Daughter In Hospital After Near-Fatal Drinking Binge

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Taylor Nelson was found unconscious after raiding her father's liquor cabinet. MORE  

Federal Government Accepting Applications For Pot Farmers

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The feds raised a few eyebrows when the NIDA posted an ad looking for people to analyze the drug. MORE  

Teen Mom's Amber Portwood on Sobriety and Growing Up

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Amber Portwood is returning to Teen Mom at two years sober and after prison — and looking to open her own rehab. She's a lesson in growing up and moving forward. MORE  

Man Dials Wrong Number, Sets Up Drug Deal With Cop

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Leroy Da’Von Gabriel thought he was getting the hook up, but got cuffed instead. MORE  

Leaked Video Shows Mexican Reporters Accepting Payment From Prominent Drug Lord

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TV reporter Eliseo Caballero was caught taking money from Servando Gomez Martinez, leader of the Knights Templar cartel. MORE  

Chicago Mayor Pushing For Relaxed Drug Laws Statewide

By McCarton Ackerman

Not just content with marijuana, Rahm Emanuel wants to reduce penalties for possession of small amounts of all controlled substances. MORE  

Montana Judge Dismisses Drug Charges Against Pregnant Woman

By McCarton Ackerman

Judge Jeffrey Langton said prosecuting Casey Gloria Allen would create a "slippery slope" for charging pregnant women for all kinds of "unhealthy" behavior. MORE  

Man Faces Life Sentence for Killing Girlfriend He Met In AA

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Eric Earle was found guilty of smothering Karla Brada with a pillow after beating her during an argument. MORE  

Kentucky Grapples With Rise In NAS Babies

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Neonatal units have seen a sharp increase in babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome. MORE  

Stephen Fry Opens Up About 15-Year Cocaine Habit

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The British comedian opened up about his addiction in his new autobiography. MORE  

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