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Plain Cigarette Packs Drastically Cut Smoking Rates

By Bryan Le

Plain packaging reduced smoking in Australia and may soon do the same in the UK. MORE  

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  

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Japanese Pop Icon Faces Lengthy Jail Sentence Over Drug Use

Aska has been embroiled in a drug and sex scandal that has captured the nation.

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Morning Roundup: Sept. 2, 2014

Two women arrested for cooking meth in church, man dies in drunken joyride on golf cart, and Rick Perry deletes 'drunk' tweet about district attorney.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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