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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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The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

The Rehab Review
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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.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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