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Phase of Addiction Has Big Impact on Effectiveness of Drug Treatment

By Victoria Kim

Study shows that certain drug treatments may be more effective in stopping drug seeking behavior in established addicts than in new addicts. MORE  

Court Documents Accuse Dean McDermott of Cocaine Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Things went from bad to worse for Mr. Tori Spelling, who was already suspected of being a sex addict, when court documents from a previous divorce resurfaced. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Prince Harry's drunk calls revealed, Urban Outfitters sells Drunk Jesus T-Shirt, Louisiana to ban e-cigs to minors, and medical weed moves forward in Maryland. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 18, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Wendy Williams talks about cocaine addiction, Chris Pine pleads guilty to DUI, third SXSW drunk driving victim dies, and new Rob Ford video surfaces. MORE  

Anti-Convulsive Drug May Also Help Curb Heavy Drinking

By Paul Gaita

Topiramate has risen to the status of cure-all among scientists who have published papers on its effectiveness in treating cocaine dependance and as a weight loss tool. MORE  

Scientists Make Advances in Pill to Cure Cocaine Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

By studying synapses in rat brains, researchers may have found the key to eliminating cravings for cocaine. MORE  

Can Lasers Zap Away Addiction?

By Valerie Tejeda

Scientists use lasers to "turn off" cocaine addiction in rats' brains. Will it work on humans? MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 4th, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Senator Schumer pushes for tougher Rx drug legislation, Washington cracks down on marijuana bars, and DJ Clue is busted with illegal pills. MORE  

Stevie Nicks Warns Drug Users to Save Up for Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

Fleetwood Mac's frontwoman gets brutally honest about the costs of cocaine addiction. MORE  

Steven Tyler "Snorted Half of Peru"

By Ben Feuerherd

The now-sober rocker says he once blew through $5-6 million in cocaine. MORE  

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Columbian Drug Lord Dubbed 'The Rat' Trapped In Spain

Hernan Alonso Villa, known as The Mouse, inherited Pablo Escobar's now-defunct Medellin cartel.

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Appeals Court Delays Execution Over Drug Secrecy

A stay in the execution of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood could find its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Italian Priest Arrested On Suspicion of Dealing Drugs

Father Stefano Maria Cavalletti was arrested in the midst of flushing drugs down the toilet.

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U.S. to Reduce Prison Sentences for Tens of Thousands of Drug Offenders

The obscure U.S. Sentencing Commission has made a decision that could trigger a sea change in how we deal with drug offenders.

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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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