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Meth User Burns Down World's 5th Oldest Tree

By Will Godfrey

A young woman who climbed a 3,500-year-old tree to smoke meth is arrested after a predictable outcome. MORE  

Cocaine Seizures in Mexico Plunge

By Will Godfrey

But the drop in captured coke suggests a change of location, rather than an overall reduction in the trade. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 28, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Colorado to vote on recreational pot legalization, Wyoming's welfare drug test plans gain momentum, and photo booth shows potential drunk drivers themselves—behind bars. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 27, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Debate rages on delisting OxyContin in Canada, feds end medical marijuana truce in California, and Lil Wayne "did not" pass out drunk before Bahamas concert. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 23, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Addiction to cutting spreads to urban girls, weight-loss drug Qnexa recommended by federal panel, and Lindsay Lohan is in the "homestretch" of probation, says judge. MORE  

Alcoholic Mayor of Sheboygan Is Ousted

By Will Godfrey

Bob Ryan tells The Fix why he lost his recall election last night—and why it felt good to throw reporters out of his post-election party. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 21, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Mexican riot that killed 44 was cover for Zetas Cartel jailbreak, smoking bans outside bars can curb "social smoking," and Asian kids seem at higher risk of gambling addiction. MORE  

America’s Drunkest Mayor Promises Real Recovery

By Will Godfrey

Bob Ryan's run as the publicly-relapsing alcoholic mayor of Sheboygan, Wisconsin has ended with defeat in a recall election. Just over 200 days sober, he tells us why his recovery is different this time. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 20, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Out-of-staters find comfort in Oregon medical marijuana cards, how networking fuels the painkiller boom, and another offensive vodka ad from Wodka. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 16, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Young Wall Street bankers face growing alcoholism and eating disorders; why prescription drugs are booming among teens; and police subpoena Whitney Houston's medical records. MORE  

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Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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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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