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Occasional Stimulant Use Changes Brain Of Users

By McCarton Ackerman

A new research study shows that even part-time stimulant use can alter brain chemistry. MORE  

German Scientists Claim Cannabis Caused Two Deaths

By Shawn Dwyer

The deaths included one man who had a serious heart condition, and another who had a history with cocaine and amphetamines. MORE  

U.K. Sees Staggering Rise In 'Legal High' Deaths

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite overall drug use being at record lows, Britain has seen a sudden explosion of deaths related to dietary supplements and laughing gas. MORE  

Saudi Drug Testing Program Deemed a Failure

By Paul Gaita

The failure of the Kingdom's drug testing policy underscores the country's growing and often ignored substance abuse problem. MORE  

Why Are British Border Guards Not Arresting For Drug Possession?

By McCarton Ackerman

Border Force officers have become surprisingly lenient in allowing passengers to carry small amounts of cannabis and even amphetamines. MORE  

Dubai Police Arrest Three In $31 Million Drug Haul

By McCarton Ackerman

The offenders face potentially strict prison sentences and harsh treatment due to the United Arab Emirates' zero tolerance drug policy. MORE  

What I Inherited

By Amy Dresner

Want to know if genetics plays a role in both addiction and mental illness? Just take a glance at my family tree. MORE  

How to Crowdsource a Meth Lab

By Bryan Le

A Princeton scientist who wants to research amphetamines tells The Fix how he's asking the Internet for help. MORE  

Britney Spears' Ex-Manager Testifies in Court

By McCarton Ackerman

Sam Lutfi insists that he didn't enable Spears' "habitual, frequent and continuous" use of drugs. MORE  

Britney Spears "OD'd on Amphetamines"

By McCarton Ackerman

A libel case launched by Britney Spears' ex-manager Sam Lutfi against her parents hears startling claims about the singer's drug problems. MORE  

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Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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Morning Roundup: April 16, 2014

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Twelve Pot Plants Earn Missouri Siblings 15-Year Sentences

Though they claimed it was for personal use, Natalie and David DePriest were handed harsh sentences for cultivating marijuana and intent to distribute.

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‘Growing Pains’ Jeremy Miller Talks About Addiction

The former child star opened up about his alcohol addiction, which began when he was just four years old.

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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 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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