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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  

UK College Seeks Volunteers to Snort Blow for Science

By Ben Feuerherd

A top London college looks for students willing to "nasally administer" cocaine for a study. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 6, 2013

By The Fix staff

Democrats want to decriminalize and tax pot, brain shape linked to cocaine addiction, and a family gets arrested for smoking on a plane. MORE  

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Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels

According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.

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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

4/16/14 5:30pm
Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

4/16/14 3:30pm
Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

4/16/14 1:00pm
Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

4/16/14 10:30am

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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 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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