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More College Students Taking ADHD Drugs to Study

By Shawn Dwyer

The last 10 years have seen a drastic rise in college students taking Adderall or Ritalin in order to boost their productivity in an increasingly competitive environment. MORE  

Former Addict Goes From Homelessness To Magna Cum Laude

By McCarton Ackerman

Daney Hill lived under a highway overpass struggling with substance abuse, but she picked up the pieces and earned high honors in college with a degree in business. MORE  

Report Lists Colleges With the Most Drug and Alcohol Arrests

By Bryan Le

While these top-ranking schools may seem like institutions to avoid, the schools say there's a good reason why so many of their students get busted for alcohol and drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Blarney Blowout' leads to mass arrests, drunk boat captain abandons snorkelers, Denver hosts pot jobs fair, and Twitter pick of beer-drinking dog results in arrests. MORE  

College Pageant Queen Resigns Over Pot And Assault Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Porsha Simone Harvey won the title of beauty queen, but failed to live up to expectations after being charged for pot possession and resisting arrest. MORE  

Wall Street Journal Columnist: It's Not Rape If the Rapist Is Drunk, Too

By Bryan Le

Known for making incendiary remarks about liberals and mass shooting victims, James Taranto stooped to a new low when asking why a drunken "collision" between a drunk male and drunk female is the male's fault. MORE  

Marijuana Use Linked to Academic Problems

By McCarton Ackerman

A study finds that consistent pot use by students leads to lower attendance, grades and IQs. MORE  

Revelation: Philosophy Students Are the Druggiest

By Adam K. Raymond

A University of Cambridge study finds that philosophers use more than their peers. But why? MORE  

College Women Booze Harder Than Men

By Valerie Tejeda

Female college students are more likely to drink above their recommended limits. MORE  

Who Plays Which Drinking Games and Why?

By Bryan Le

Researchers produce an exhaustive study of college drinking game habits. Will beer pong win? MORE  

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Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

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Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

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Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.

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Willie Nelson's Daughter Busted For Marijuana Possession

Paula Nelson followed her father's footsteps by getting busted with just under two ounces of weed in Texas.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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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