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Are Cigarettes More Deadly Today?

By Shawn Dwyer

Tobacco companies have worked hard over the last 50 years to make cigarettes more addictive and appealing to kids. MORE  

Big Tobacco Wanted To Sell Pot?

By Shawn Dwyer

Newly discovered documents dating back to the 1970s reveal that tobacco companies sought to profit from weed if and when it became legal. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 20, 2013

By Victoria Kim

New Hampshire nears approval of medical marijuana, UK public health minister calls smokers "drug addicts," and suburban NY mom indicted on pot-growing charges. MORE  

$35 Million Awarded to Family of Boston Tobacco Victim

By McCarton Ackerman

The landmark ruling in a wrongful death suit could pave the way for future smoking lawsuits. MORE  

Could Our Cars Run on Tobacco?

By Sarah Beller

Scientists are engineering tobacco plants to produce biofuels that could power airplanes, cars and trucks. MORE  

Kick Butts Day Targets Big Tobacco

By Ben Feuerherd

Today's "National Kick Butts Day" encourages kids to stand up to the companies that want them to start smoking. MORE  

Big Tobacco Stuffs Cigars With Cat Litter

By McCarton Ackerman

Twelve tobacco firms have allegedly saved $1.1 billion by adding weight to their products. MORE  

Did Big Tobacco Spawn the Tea Party?

By Ben Feuerherd

The "grassroots" movement was the calculated effort of tobacco companies to fight taxes and regulation, a study claims. 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  

Will Big Tobacco Jump on the Pot Market?

By McCarton Ackerman

Cigarette companies may seek to branch out, thanks to marijuana's changing legal status. MORE  

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Study Finds 'Energy Cocktails' Increase Urge To Drink

An Australian study has raised another flag in the dangerous practice of combing booze and energy drinks.

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Drinking can cause long-term neurological damage and dementia, but these effects may be prevented with fish oil.

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A stay in the execution of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood could find its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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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, 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.

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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