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China To Drug Test 170 Million Children

By John Lavitt

Teachers were caught secretly drugging kindergarten kids with an outdated flu vaccine, triggering blanket testing of the communist nation's entire child population. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Todd Harrell arrested for DUI, Candy Crush Saga going public, three drunks trash Trump hotel, and quitting smoking makes you happy. MORE  

Law Enforcement Struggling To Fight Back Against Rise of Synthetic Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite hundreds of synthetic drugs flooding the United States, law enforcement agencies are hamstrung by bureaucratic inertia and a lack of legal authority. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Tennesse poised for medical pot, ex-Cowboy convicted in drunk driving death, China uses military camps for internet addicts, and snowed-in drunk uses Craigslist to get Taco Bell. MORE  

Glaxo Announces Plan to Stop Paying Doctors to Push Drugs

By Allison McCabe

The drug giant has paid $3 billion in fines and also faces bribery charges in China, but company execs deny this has anything to do with making the modest change. MORE  

China Arrests 1,300 People For Selling Fake Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

The practice of selling bogus drugs has reached epidemic proportions in recent years. MORE  

Gaming Addiction On the Rise in Asia

By Paul Gaita

Many Southeast Asian countries are struggling to curb video game addiction with little success. MORE  

Sundance to Show Films About Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

The premiere indie film festival unveiled a lineup that includes three films – one narrative drama and pair of documentaries – that tackle issues of addiction. MORE  

Chinese Labor Camps to be Turned into Drug Rehab Centers

By Shawn Dwyer

Communist Party vows reform in an effort to curb growing criticism over human rights MORE  

Campaign Pushes Smoke-Free Weddings in China

By Mei Schultz

A bold campaign tries to stamp out a key component in Chinese wedding ceremonies: smoking. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Morning Roundup: April 21, 2014

Rob Ford kicks off re-election with free alcohol, Ohio bans more synthetics, pot smokers hiding weed in vaporizers, and government approves powdered booze.

7:00am
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm

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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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