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Morning Roundup: Aug. 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Le'Von Bell didn't know driving high could lead to DUI, Oklahoma medical marijuana petition falls short, and man in penguin suit steals booze from stores. MORE  

California Lt. Governor Will Back 'Right' Weed Initiative

By Shawn Dwyer

No stranger to supporting marijuana legalization, Gavin Newsom said he will campaign for legalizing pot in '16. MORE  

Couple Convicted For Child Neglect Over 'World of Warcraft' Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

A California couple locked up two young relatives in a filthy mobile home and refused to let them leave for three years. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 29, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Scott Disick swears off booze for Kourtney Kardashian, dozens arrested for drunk incidents at Keith Urban concert, and Chicago alderman arrested for DUI. MORE  

What's Up, Doc?

By Amy Dresner

I took my addicted self from private health insurance to MediCal—it wasn't that bad, until I visited the psychiatrist. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Oregon set to vote on legal weed in November, drunk man run over by his own truck, and naked man found on interstate admits taking LSD. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Lars Ulrich credits Noel Gallagher for quitting cocaine, Shia LaBeouf says Brad Pitt helped him get sober, and daughter of Real Housewives star arrested for DUI. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 8, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Baseball fans can now buy beer from vending machine, drunk rugby player goes on rampage against the elderly, and heroin smuggler forced to pay back money. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Nephew fended off drunk Hope Solo with BB gun, man wears socks full of weed to court appearance, and drunk man breaks into house and poops on floor. MORE  

Dharma Gets Punked

By Leonard Buschel

Author Noah Levine - the man behind the meditation group Dharma Punx - talks about Refuge Recovery, the 12 steps, and how you can be both atheist and Buddhist in The Fix Interview MORE  

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Meth Lab Trio Throw Toilet, Sink At Imagined Attackers

Police had to calm the three down and ensure their "attackers" were gone.

8/29/14 7:30pm
Colorado’s Legal Weed Shows Up In Over 40 States

The rapid spread of Colorado weed to other states has created a new black market that has caused headaches for law enforcement.

8/29/14 5:30pm
Former Playboy Model Sentenced To Jail For Drug Smuggling

Brandi Brandt, who was once married to Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx, was sentenced to prison for six years.

8/29/14 3:30pm
New Nail Polish Could Detect Date Rape Drugs

The brainchild of four male undergrads, Undercover Colors aims to empower women to protect themselves from horrendous crimes.

8/29/14 1:00pm
Soldier Who Blamed Chantix for Murder Gets New Trial

Defendant George MacDonald may have been suffering some side effects of Chantix, which include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and hallucinations.

8/29/14 10:30am

Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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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