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Morning Roundup: January 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jennifer Lawrence 'too drunk' to talk, firefighters battle blaze with beer, Florida proposes medical pot for seizures, and Colorado stoners steal mile marker 420. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 23, 2013

By The Fix staff

Mexicans fleeing drug violence seek asylum in the US, marijuana pill could relieve more pain, and Amanda Bynes tries to smoke weed at the gym. MORE  

Denver 4/20 Rally Marred by Gunfire

By McCarton Ackerman

Some say the shootings, and the rally itself, could set the pot legalization movement back. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 22, 2013

By The Fix staff

iPad addiction lands four-year-old in treatment, Puerto Rico might make marijuana legal, and DMX was "tricked" into sharing about his drug use on OWN. MORE  

Denver Gears Up for Record 4/20 Extraganza

By Chrisanne Grise

Saturday's 4/20 rally—the first since Colorado legalized weed—could draw tens of thousands of revelers. MORE  

First US Pot Tourism Company Launches in Denver

By Victoria Kim

"My 420 Tours" offer a week of events, from concerts to cooking classes, in celebration of 4/20. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 19, 2013

By Bryan Le

Dating in middle school linked to drug use, FedEx pays up for delivering smuggled cigarettes, and drunk Beth Ditto arrested, yelling "Obama!" MORE  

"Bunk Police" Test Festival Drugs for Purity

By Bryan Le

A volunteer group that tests drugs for purity at music festivals tells The Fix about its mission to reduce harm. MORE  

The Science Behind the Munchies

By Valerie Tejeda

Why are stoners so compelled to snack? The dopamine, stupid. MORE  

Student Abandoned in DEA Cell Nearly Dies

By McCarton Ackerman

A San Diego student arrested for drugs was abandoned for four days with no food or water. MORE  

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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.

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.

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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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This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

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