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Morning Roundup: February 27, 2013

By The Fix staff

Indiana welfare recipients may face drug tests, Mexico courts kids before they join cartels, and Teen Mom star Jenelle Evans enters rehab for heroin. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 23, 2013

By The Fix staff

European tobacconists protest new smoking regulations, court rejects bid to have marijuana reclassified, and yet another Dallas Cowboy busted for DUI. MORE  

Video: US Navy's Nightmarish Bath Salts Warning

By Ben Feuerherd

The Navy releases a creepy zombie video as part of a new campaign against designer drugs. MORE  

The Year in Synthetic Drugs

By Dirk Hanson

From the "Bath Salts" Cannibal to a dramatic spike in Spice-related ER visits, 2012 was the year synthetics earned a place in the drug pantheon. MORE  

John McAfee Wanted for Bath-Salt Murder

By May Wilkerson

The anti-virus software genius is on the lam in Belize, where an obsession with "bath salts" may have driven him insane. MORE  

Bank Exec Who Sued LAPD May Be Bath Salts Addict

By McCarton Ackerman

Brian Mulligan's bath salts admission could overturn his $50 million police brutality lawsuit. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Captured Colombian drug lord disguised his face with plastic surgery, medical pot activists protest at Obama's campaign HQ, and Snoop Lion shares a bong with his son. MORE  

Will Bath Salts Destroy Us All?

By Will Godfrey

One well-intentioned infographic on the "zombie drug" veers into Reefer Madness territory. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 10, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Heroin addicts in Pakistan have no treatment options, synthetic drugs now show up on drug tests, and recovery pioneer Dr. James West dies at 98. MORE  

Cuomo Cracks Down on Bath Salt "Poison"

By McCarton Ackerman

New York users and store owners face fines or jail for the possession or sale of synthetic drugs. MORE  

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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?

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