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Grandma-Grandson Duo Busted For Running Drug Ring

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

Inquest Confirms Peaches Geldof Had Heroin In Home Before Death

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A significant amount of heroin and a wide range of drug paraphernalia were found by police after her overdose death in April. MORE  

Brooklyn Principal Charged With Smuggling Heroin Into Prison

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Sadie Silver, a respected 20-year veteran, shocked the community where she was born and raised. MORE  

Revised Mississippi Welfare Law Could Punish Children of Addicts

By McCarton Ackerman

The proposed law would cut off welfare benefits for children if their parents test dirty. MORE  

'Star Wars' Ewok Admits Cocaine, Alcohol Addiction

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After being caught on camera doing cocaine, actor Paul Grant has admitted to needing help for the addictions that caused him to lose everything. MORE  

Study Finds 'Energy Cocktails' Increase Urge To Drink

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An Australian study has raised another flag in the dangerous practice of combing booze and energy drinks. MORE  

Italian Priest Arrested On Suspicion of Dealing Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

Father Stefano Maria Cavalletti was arrested in the midst of flushing drugs down the toilet. MORE  

Mexican Journalist Accuses Former Presidents of Links to Drug Cartels

By McCarton Ackerman

Anabel Hernandez has leveled explosive accusations that have resulted in one of the best-selling non-fiction books in Mexico. MORE  

R&B Singer Kem Talks Beating Drug Addiction, Homelessness

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The top R&B artist is giving back to his hometown Detroit with a free concert to benefit the homeless. MORE  

Former Drug Informant Sues DEA For Paying Him In Crack

By McCarton Ackerman

Aaron Romero was struggling with his addiction when the feds approached him with an offer he couldn't refuse. MORE  

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Soldier Who Blamed Chantix for Murder Gets New Trial

Defendant George MacDonald may have been suffering some side effects of Chantix, which include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and hallucinations.

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Hundreds of Cases Impacted By Drug Analyst's Resignation

Nearly 200 drug cases could be affected after Brenda Frazer was found to not be following proper protocol.

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Morning Roundup: Aug. 29, 2014

Bobbi Kristina's husband Nick Gordon arrested for DUI, son of Detroit Tigers owner busted for cocaine, and Stan Wawrinka barks at drunk US Open fan.

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What We Know, and Don’t Know, About Depression and Alcoholism

The recent death of actor Robin Williams cast a spotlight on the complicated relationship between addiction and depression.

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Father Accused of Executing Drunk Driver Acquitted

Prosecutors were irate that David Barajas was found not guilty by the jury

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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