The Fix http://www.thefix.com Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Restrictions on Painkillers Complicate Things for Veterans http://www.thefix.com/content/restrictions-painkillers-complicates-things-veterans <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/soldier%20desert%20ptsd.jpg?itok=ZScqFpI9" alt="" /><p>Tighter restrictions means less access to veterans who need medications.</p> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0500 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/restrictions-painkillers-complicates-things-veterans Young Republicans Largely In Favor of Legalizing Marijuana http://www.thefix.com/content/young-republicans-largely-favor-legalizing-marijuana <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/man%20smoking%20pot%20in%20suit.jpg?itok=qCBw3t3T" alt="" /><p>Millennial Republicans are almost in line with Democrats of their age on the issue of marijuana.</p> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/young-republicans-largely-favor-legalizing-marijuana ​Sinaloa Cartel's Latest Money Laundering Scheme Involved Turning Cash into Gold http://www.thefix.com/content/%E2%80%8Bsinaloa-cartels-latest-money-laundering-scheme-involved-turning-cash-gold <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/money%20laundering%20concept.jpg?itok=g9sgRVzH" alt="" /><p>Drug trafficker Carlos Parra-Pedroza, aka Don Walt, could face 20 years in prison.</p> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:30:00 -0500 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/%E2%80%8Bsinaloa-cartels-latest-money-laundering-scheme-involved-turning-cash-gold The Buddha and Bill W. http://www.thefix.com/content/buddha-and-bill-w <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/buddhaaa.jpg?itok=v1rnGWvB" alt="" /><p>AA is often accused of being a Christian cult, but it has a lot more in common with Buddhism than many may realize.</p> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:22:56 -0500 Regina Walker http://www.thefix.com/content/buddha-and-bill-w Morning Roundup: Mar. 3, 2015 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-mar-3-2015 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/i%20do%20dumb%20things.jpg?itok=MDJitsEE" alt="" /><p><strong>Pat Robertson</strong> says stoners and drinkers 'enslaved' to veggies, man busted for <strong>ninth DUI</strong> in apt T-shirt, and man arrested for <strong>smuggling weed</strong> in container marked 'not weed'.</p> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:00:00 -0500 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-mar-3-2015 ​DEA Warns of Stoned Rabbits If Utah Legalizes Weed http://www.thefix.com/content/%E2%80%8Bdea-warns-stoned-rabbits-if-utah-legalizes-weed <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/stoned%20bunny.jpg?itok=6gO3XAlD" alt="" /><p>DEA agents Matt Fairbanks thinks that wildlife could develop a taste for weed.</p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:30:00 -0500 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/%E2%80%8Bdea-warns-stoned-rabbits-if-utah-legalizes-weed Study Shows Outpatient Detox Combined With Therapy Works for Painkiller Dependence http://www.thefix.com/content/nida-study-shows-outpatient-detoxification-combined-therapy-works-painkiller-dependence <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/painkiller%20addict%20concept.jpg?itok=op07CKdZ" alt="" /><p>A combo treatment plan delivers a higher rate of success over traditional detox.</p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:30:00 -0500 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/nida-study-shows-outpatient-detoxification-combined-therapy-works-painkiller-dependence Leonard Nimoy, Recovering Alcoholic, Died at 83 http://www.thefix.com/content/leonard-nimoy-recovering-alcoholic-died-83 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/leonard%20nimoy.jpg?itok=VGIvZUY4" alt="" /><p>Nimoy had been sober for decades, though it was his smoking habit that caused his long illness.</p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:30:00 -0500 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/leonard-nimoy-recovering-alcoholic-died-83 Brooklyn Cherry Company Was Cover for One of NYC’s Biggest Ever Pot Farms http://www.thefix.com/content/me-brooklyn-cherry-company-was-cover-one-nyc%E2%80%99s-biggest-ever-pot-farms <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/arthur%20mondella.png?itok=-1f0_QT8" alt="" /><p>Arthur Mondella shot and killed himself last week after investigators discovered the operation.</p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0500 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/me-brooklyn-cherry-company-was-cover-one-nyc%E2%80%99s-biggest-ever-pot-farms So-Called 'Love Hormone' Could Prevent Drunkenness, Study Says http://www.thefix.com/content/so-called-%27love-hormone%27-could-prevent-drunkenness-study-says <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/lonely%20alcoholic.jpg?itok=BrdDngpN" alt="" /><p>A new study has found that oxytocin could aid in treating alcohol abuse.</p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:30:00 -0500 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/so-called-%27love-hormone%27-could-prevent-drunkenness-study-says