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Addicts Benefit From British Columbia's Methadone Program

By McCarton Ackerman

A new report shows that the program is saving both lives and money. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Texas Rangers' Geovany Soto regrets pot arrest, drunk man steals friend's car and crashes into parklet, and Seattle's only pot shop runs out of weed in three days. MORE  

Canadian Supreme Court Okays Supervised Heroin Use

By John Lavitt

Despite objections from conservatives, the court has allowed prescribed heroin for "entrenched addicts." MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Trick Daddy popped for drugs and guns, court reporter fired for being drunk, B.C. cops busted for hookers and blow, and New York could ban e-cig liquids. MORE  

Scientists Find a Way to Reduce Gambling Impulse

By Allison McCabe

Using mice gambling for sugar pellets in a "rat casino," researchers have discovered how to curb behaviors associated with pathological gambling. MORE  

Glee Star Cory Monteith Checks Into Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

The actor seeks treatment for substance abuse, after first getting sober over a decade ago. MORE  

Canadian Teens Trade Sex for Substances

By Valerie Tejeda

And the practice is happening all over the world, experts warn. MORE  

Hitting Drinkers' Pockets Works

By Luke Walker

A study from Canada finds that mandatory alcohol price hikes effectively cut boozing. MORE  

British Columbia Says Alcoholism is a Disease. Does it Matter?

By Dirk Hanson

“Problem drinking” is costing B.C. taxpayers billions, says Ministry of Health. MORE  

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