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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  

Bath Salts Testers Play Cat-and-Mouse

By Bryan Le

A drug-testing company chief tells The Fix about his battle to keep pace with the ever-changing elements of bath salts. MORE  

Demi Lovato Vetoes Drug Rap

By Valerie Tejeda

The sober X Factor judge gives two contestants the boot for rapping about bath salts. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 10, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Marijuana could be used as an obesity treatment, offensive booze brand names cause consternation, and "zombie attack" toxicology reports are questioned. MORE  

Interview With the Drug Czar

By Mike Guy

The US Drug Czar, Gil Kerlikowske, shapes the nation's drug enforcement policies. In a rare sit-down, the former Seattle Police Chief discusses a new emphasis on recovery, the deadly prescription pill epidemic, and the truth behind Mexico's bloody Drug War. MORE  

"Face-Eating" Man Wasn't on Bath Salts After All

By Valerie Tejeda

The nationwide outcry got it wrong—the attacker used marijuana, and nothing else. MORE  

It's a Man-Eat-Dog World

By Chrisanne Grise

In the latest "Zombie" attack, a Texas man high on synthetic drugs partially devours the family canine. MORE  

The Truth Behind the Bath Salt "Epidemic"

By Tony O'Neill

If you believe the lurid headlines, addicts across America are ingesting bath salts and transforming into crazed cannibals. This trend, like many, actually hit first in England, where a bath salt ban only increased the problem. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 6, 2012

By Bryan Le

Canada wants to ban bath salts after US "zombie" attack, drug recalls are often kept quiet, and cops find a long-stolen Superbowl ring during drug raid. MORE  

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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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