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Advocacy Groups Accuse Marlboro of Targeting Teens

By Bryan Le

A new report by Corporate Accountability International accuses Phillip Morris of purposely targeting teenagers in countries that do not have advertising restrictions. MORE  

Clean But Not So Serene

By Scarlett Fever

I traded the cop spot for Cheeze Doodles and loosies—until my choices became bleach, Drano or the roof.  MORE  

Man Dons Wire Mask to Quit Smoking

By Bryan Le

A Turkish smoker would rather imprison his head than remain imprisoned by his habit. MORE  

Pete Doherty to Sell Amy Winehouse's Cigarette Butts

By Bryan Le

The British rocker auctions off "fag butts" discarded by his exes Winehouse and Kate Moss. MORE  

The $75-an-Hour Sponsor

By Lou Stein

When I was newly sober, a shrink gave me his business card at a meeting. And taught me how not to work the AA program. MORE  

Our People in Havana

By James Giuliani

Alcoholics Anonymous in Cuba is the same as everywhere else. Only with more technicolor, enthusiasm and love than I've found anywhere else. MORE  

Pop Star Psy Smokes on the Sly

By McCarton Ackerman

The "Gangnam Style" rapper takes extreme measures to keep his habit on the down low. MORE  

"Social Farting" Ad Takes Aim at Social Smokers

By Bryan Le

Doing something "socially" doesn't make it acceptable, says a new Canadian anti-smoking ad. MORE  

Mom Drank Too Much

By Samantha Dunn

I always knew alcoholism would kill my mother. But that hasn't stopped me from trying to understand why.  MORE  

A Smoker's Guide to Health and Fitness

By Bryan Le

The title will raise eyebrows, but the authors of a new book tell The Fix that there's room for advice to smokers besides "just quit." MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse.

7/31/14 7:30pm
Former Drug Smuggling Elephants Kick Opium Habit

Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

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'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse.

7/31/14 3:30pm
Director Anton Corbjin Talks Working With Philip Seymour Hoffman

The director described Hoffman as "full of life" while working with the actor on A Most Wanted Man.

7/31/14 1:00pm
Andy Roddick's Comeback Stymied By Drug Test

The former No. 1 tennis player in the world is furious over a drug testing requirement that won't allow him to compete in the US Open.

7/31/14 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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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