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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  

Bath Salts May Be as Addictive as Cocaine

By Valerie Tejeda

New research supports the recent US ban, revealing the designer drug's addictive potential. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 25, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Fetal alcohol syndrome linked to behavioral issues in kids, NY truck doles out "weed" lollipops, and the Jaguars' Justin Blackmon pleads guilty to DUI. MORE  

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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.

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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.

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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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

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