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Head of Berlin Police Department Decries Gambling Problem

By John Lavitt

In recent years, Berlin has become a gambling mecca for Germany and Eastern Europe, though it still has a long way to go in rivaling Las Vegas or Monaco. MORE  

Online Gaming in NJ Sparks New Concerns About Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

After going live last month, mental health professionals have recently reiterated their fears about a growing number of gambling addicts in the Garden State. MORE  

Online Gambling Set to Launch in New Jersey

By Shawn Dwyer

Residents of New Jersey will be able to enjoy all the fun and excitement of Atlantic City right from their own homes. And that has anti-gambling advocates worried. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 28, 2013

By The Fix staff

Marijuana baked goods send kids to the ER, Rob Ford's crack scandal linked to homicide, and police fatally shoot a drunk Korean War vet at his Connecticut mansion. MORE  

Morning Roundup March 29, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Drug addiction plagues Egypt, casinos drive rising gambling addiction, and Lady Gaga celebrates a booze-free birthday. MORE  

More Casinos, Fewer Gamblers?

By McCarton Ackerman

A study from Iowa finds falling rates of gambling and gambling addiction—despite a growing number of casinos. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 3, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Gas prices help cut teen drunk driving, addictions cause homeless people to die younger, and country singer Kenny Rogers is a lifelong teetotaler. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 30, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Teen smokers show early signs of heart disease, Canadian casinos tackle gambling addiction, and Prince Harry's naked party may have involved cocaine. MORE  

Ohio's Gambling Addicts Can Ban Themselves

By Chrisanne Grise

A 52-year-old man opts to exclude himself from Ohio's casinos for life; officials expect he'll be the first of many. MORE  

Oklahoma Casinos Ban 11,000 Problem Gamblers

By McCarton Ackerman

Many are self-banned, and placed on a list of people subject to stringent restrictions. MORE  

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Georgia Governor Signs 911 Medical Amnesty Law

Georgia became the 19th state to pass limited prosecution immunity to people calling emergency services to help save someone suffering from an overdose.

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Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

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Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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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