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Drug Treatment in Prison: Orientation

By Seth Ferranti

In the first phase of RDAP, prisoners start preparing to re-enter society. It doesn't always go perfectly. MORE  

Drug Treatment in Prison: A Harsh Regime

By Seth Ferranti

The Residential Drug Abuse Program demands exacting standards of behavior, prisoners tell The Fix. MORE  

Drug Treatment in Prison: Making Strides

By Seth Ferranti

Attendance alone isn't enough, prisoners tell The Fix: you have to participate actively and commit to change. MORE  

How Prison Drug Dealing by Phone Has Changed

By Seth Ferranti

The '90s were the heyday of running drug empires from federal prison, inmates tell The Fix. But cell phones have offered new possibilities. MORE  

A Drug Treatment Program in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

The Residential Drug Abuse Program is largely helpful, prisoners tell The Fix. MORE  

How Prisoners Beat Urine Tests

By Seth Ferranti

Prisoners claim to The Fix that beating tests inside is routine. MORE  

Do Prison Drug-Detection Wands Work Too Well?

By Seth Ferranti

Prisoners tell The Fix that even drug-free loved ones are being denied visits after positive "magic wand" scans. MORE  

Prison Purgatory: The "Dry Cell"

By Seth Ferranti

Attempting to smuggle drugs into prison by ingesting them can land you in a "dry cell," a prisoner tells The Fix. MORE  

How Prisoners Make Joints and Pipes

By Seth Ferranti

Bibles in prison aren't just for reading, insiders tell The Fix. MORE  

The Drug-Testing Regime in US Prisons

By Seth Ferranti

From 5 am onwards, you're always subject to urine tests inside, prisoners say—especially if you're on the "hot list." MORE  

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California Docs Face Mandatory Drug Testing If Prop 46 Passes

Opponents claim that the drug testing provision is to disguise the true nature of the proposition—raising the cap on non-economic damages for lawsuits.

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