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Morning Roundup: December 26, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Uruguay president makes legal pot official, Oklahoma woman smuggles pot pipe in vagina, Alaska cop sexted child while drunk, and Kelly LeBrock was double the legal limit in DUI. MORE  

From Raped Child to Recovering Food Addict

By Maddy Demberg

After I was raped at the age of 11, food became my enemy and my master. Part of my recovery has been to engage with food in a sober way. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 30, 2013

By May Wilkerson

ADHD medications not linked to drug and alcohol abuse, dieters "smoke" booze to save calories, and Lil' Scrappy seeks help for "out of control" marijuana addiction. MORE  

Arizona Dad Forces Booze on Teen Sons

By McCarton Ackerman

After catching his sons drinking, a father tries to teach them a lesson—and learns a lesson himself. MORE  

Pot-Smoking Driver Leaves Baby on Roof

By Valerie Tejeda

An act of supreme forgetfulness lands a young mom in trouble. MORE  

Child Abuse Leads to Alcohol Abuse

By Chrisanne Grise

People with alcohol problems are far likelier than average to have been physically or sexually abused as children, a study confirms. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 27, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Debate rages on delisting OxyContin in Canada, feds end medical marijuana truce in California, and Lil Wayne "did not" pass out drunk before Bahamas concert. MORE  

Parents Released After Feeding Drugs to Child

By McCarton Ackerman

The Nebraska couple said they gave their 12-year-old 'magic mushrooms' for religious reasons. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Meth-Dealing Passenger is Collared on Cruise Ship, How Keith Richards Escaped a Major Drug Bust, and Big Tobacco Faces Big Problems in Japan. MORE  

Mom Admits She Force-Fed Her Kids Beer and Cocaine

By Anthony Daconti

A Connecticut woman put in her bid for worst mother of the year. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

5:30pm
Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

3:30pm
Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

1:00pm
Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.

10:30am
Willie Nelson's Daughter Busted For Marijuana Possession

Paula Nelson followed her father's footsteps by getting busted with just under two ounces of weed in Texas.

8:30am

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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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