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Mexican Drug Cartels Turn James Bond to Avoid Border Patrols

By John Lavitt

The cartels have used 21st century technology to push further in the U.S. MORE  

Pot Smuggling in Rio Grande Valley Thwarts Feds

By Paul Gaita

Despite a noticeable drop in seizures, the picturesque valley remains a hotbed for drug smuggling activity. MORE  

Man Died of Meth Overdose While In Border Patrol Custody

By Victoria Kim

After being arrested at a checkpoint, a U.S. citizen was found unresponsive in his cell because border patrol agents suspected he was faking a head injury and seizure-like activities. 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  

Drug Cartels Thrive at US-Mexico Border

By McCarton Ackerman

With US deportations at a record high, the cartels take advantage of displaced people. MORE  

80% of Border Drug Busts Involve US Citizens

By McCarton Ackerman

Border Patrol reports highlight Mexican traffickers, but the reality is much different. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 20, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Opioid addiction drug requires higher dose, female drinkers boost India's booze industry, and Bruno Mars cops to lying about cocaine use. MORE  

Brazil Battles Drugs at Its Borders

By May Wilkerson

The nation deploys 9,000 troops to secure its borders against a surge of drug and arms imports. MORE  

Call for More Weapons on Mexico Border

By McCarton Ackerman

Southwestern Congress members and sheriffs want to fight Mexican cartels with military gear that's no longer needed in Iraq and Afghanistan. MORE  

Border Patrol Agents Knowingly Let Drugs In

By Jessica Moreland

A lack of backup on the ground means armed traffickers are often allowed to proceed, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement source tells The Fix. MORE  

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'Girls' Star Zosia Mamet Reveals Eating Disorder

The actress wrote about her long struggle in a column published in Glamour magazine.

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E-Cigarettes Are Not As Harmless As We've Been Told

A number of recent studies have shown that vapor contains harmful byproducts that can cause asthma, cancer, and heart disease.

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Documentary Examines Addiction Among Classical Musicians

The British-made Addicts Symphony explores the surprising rise of drug abuse among classical musicians.

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Rob Schneider Blames Big Pharma For Death of Robin Williams

The Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo actor took to Twitter to vent about the side effects of prescription drugs.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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