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Production of Alcoholic Energy Drink Halted in 20 States

By Bryan Le

The company behind the "alcopop" energy drink Four Loko has reluctantly agreed to a settlement that will limit their production and restrict their advertising. MORE  

Urban Outfitters: Soon Selling Booze?

By Sarah Beller

The retailer plans to serve alcohol in its new Williamsburg location. But will it be a "chill vibe?" MORE  

Booze Pouches Let You Guzzle Like a Toddler

By May Wilkerson

"Squeezable Vessels Are Convenient, Appealing to Young Drinkers" boast marketers of the popular new pouches. MORE  

Booze Ads Tell Kids, "Drink Irresponsibly"

By May Wilkerson

Alcohol ads aimed at younger readers are more likely to violate industry standards, say researchers. MORE  

South Korea: Let's Improve Wrong Drinking Culture!

By May Wilkerson

A South Korean liquor giant gestures towards solving a serious national problem. MORE  

Hard Liquor Ads Hit the Small Screen

By Valerie Tejeda

Booze advertising on TV has been dominated by beer for decades, but that's about to change. MORE  

Booze Ads Mislead With "Drink Responsibly" Line

By May Wilkerson

Industry watchdog calls out alcohol companies for using the message deceptively. 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  

Rap's Liquored Lyrics Push Booze Brands on Kids

By Dirk Hanson

Young people are bombarded by 3.4 alcohol brand references an hour in their music, researchers find. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

Massachusetts Overdose Kits Save 1,000 Lives, 79 Arrested in Ohio Meth Bust, and Paris Hilton Gets Out of Coke Case Probation. MORE  

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Vietnam Officials Slam 'Failure' Of Community-Based Drug Treatment

Despite offering a cheap way for addicts to get clean, Vietnam's first community-based treatment center has seen most of its patients drop out.

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Drew Bees Drug Tested Twice After Boasts Of Physical Prowess

The New Orleans Saints quarterback was 'randomly' selected for a drug test after claiming he could play till he was 45.

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Morning Roundup: July 29, 2014

Scott Disick swears off booze for Kourtney Kardashian, dozens arrested for drunk incidents at Keith Urban concert, and Chicago alderman arrested for DUI.

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Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

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Brain-Boosting 'Smart Drugs' On The Rise

With the wider availability of brain-boosting pills comes growing concern over sever side effects like depression and withdrawal.

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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.

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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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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