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Morning Roundup: March 7, 2013

By The Fix staff

US enters Liberia's drug warbullying leads to eating disorders, and Terminator 2 star Edward Furlong chooses jail over rehab. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 20, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Europe toughens cigarette warning labels, fruit flies help scientists study addiction, and Twilight actor Bronson Pelletier busted with meth and cocaine. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 19, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drug cartel numbers soar in Mexico, Brits consider raising booze prices to combat drunkenness, and celebrities spill their drinking habits. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 17, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

EU considers banning cigarette logos, Colombia's cocaine outsells its chocolate, and TSA says smuggling weed in peanut butter is a "horrible idea." MORE  

Australia Insists on Plain Cigarette Packs

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite legal challenges from tobacco companies, all brands and logos are set to be removed from packaging later this year. MORE  

Will New Zealand Be Smoke-Free by 2025?

By Bryan Le

Vigorous tobacco tax hikes are explicitly aimed at making all Kiwis quit soon. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Women are prescribed more drugs than men but don't always take them, Adele quits smoking, and drunk fan swings swan at Grand Prix. MORE  

Indian Cig Packs "Steal" Soccer Star's Image

By Will Godfrey

But why would an anti-smoking campaign want to be linked to a highly controversial Chelsea player? MORE  

Philip Morris Sues Australia Over Cigarette Packaging

By Kirk Maltais

Aussies accused of confiscating cigarette maker’s “intellectual property.” MORE  

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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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