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Morning Roundup: January 27, 2012

By Luke Walker

Colorado ballot pushes to treat pot like alcohol, Gang violence is less drug-related than previously thought, and Hollow pineapples used in international smuggling. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 23, 2012

By Luke Walker

Marijuana-based mouth sprays, meds go to FDA for review, Even light-pocketed Americans keep visiting bars, and Scotland's the fake cocaine capital of the world. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 16, 2012

By Luke Walker

"Bath salts" host flesh-eating bacteria, New Jersey launches prescription drug database to fight abuse, and Heather Locklear released from hospital following drug "incident." MORE  

Despite Ban, Synthetic Drugs Are Still Sold Legally

By Luke Walker

Synthetic drug manufacturers stay one step ahead of legislation by developing new chemical variants. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 6, 2012

By Luke Walker

Recreational marijuana use gains support in Washington state, Heroin stash found hidden in bottles of Scotch at Newark Airport, and Emma Stone to star in cocaine comedy. MORE  

House Bans "Bath Salts" and K2

By Luke Walker

Congress passes a sweeping law banning a range of controversial synthetic drugs. MORE  

DEA Bans "Bath Salts" Chemicals

By Jason Gotlieb

An emergency national prohibition responds to rising concerns about a rapidly-evolving drug category. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Zeta and Sinaloa Cartels Now Dominate Mexico Drug War, Actor and Addict Jeff Conaway's Death Ruled Accidental, and Broadway Drama Turned Samuel L. Jackson to Crack. MORE  

London Launches First "Club Drug" Clinic

By Will Godfrey

A new facility aims to respond to surging UK use of drugs such as mephedrone. MORE  

Rampaging Steroid Addict Tasered to Death

By Jennifer Matesa

A British bodybuilder hooked on steroids and "bath salts" died after cops Tasered him three times to subdue him. MORE  

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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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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

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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.

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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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Sober Living
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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