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Booze Advertisers Exploit Apathetic Athletes

By Bryan Le

91% of elite athletes don't personally use the alcohol and junk food products they endorse. MORE  

Britain Bans Budweiser Ad

By May Wilkerson

Bud's ad, linking drinking to sexy times, is considered a breach of advertising ethics. MORE  

Do Alcohol Ads Make You Racist?

By Valerie Tejeda

Even looking at pictures of alcoholic drinks can have a disinhibiting effect that brings out the worst in some. MORE  

Belvedere Vodka's Rapey Ad: Social Media Fail?

By May Wilkerson

Promoting sexual assault turns out to be a less-than-smooth marketing strategy for Belvedere. MORE  

Kids Recognize Booze Brands Better Than Snacks

By Valerie Tejeda

Children know Smirnoff more than Ben and Jerry's, shows a study adding new fuel to the alcohol advertising debate. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 15, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Florida claims victory over pill mills, new anti-smoking campaign profiles tobacco victims, and hula hooping your way through withdrawals. 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  

Boston's T to Ban Booze Ads

By Valerie Tejeda

The T party is over for all alcohol advertisers on MBTA property. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Mexican Cartels are a Growing Force in New Mexico, Women are the New Face of Alcohol Advertising, and Drunk Driver Calls 911 to Turn Himself In. MORE  

New Booze-Free Whiskey Comes in A Can

By Marlow Riley

Can this spirit revolutionize the Mocktail Industry? MORE  

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Jeb Bush Torn Between Being Anti-MMJ and Pro-States' Rights

The former governor of Florida looks wishy-washy in his attempt to play both sides of the issue.

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Lior Masaphor has claimed that the socialite and former wife of Charlie Sheen was "literally wasted" most of the time.

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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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