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Morning Roundup: April 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Ford kicks off re-election with free alcohol, Ohio bans more synthetics, pot smokers hiding weed in vaporizers, and government approves powdered booze. MORE  

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  

Morning Roundup: April 8, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk students riot at UC, woman calls cops to complain about weed quality, drunk guy sleeps in wrong bed, and man smuggles cocaine in goat meat. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 31, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Fourth person dies in SXSW crash, naked man on cocaine found riding tricycle, Philly bans e-cigs in public, and drunk hockey referee has fun on the ice. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 3, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman had multiple drugs in system, George Lopez arrested for public intoxication, British woman addicted to ketchup, and drunk guy walks pet tiger through Chicago. MORE  

Research Study Finds Addiction in Internet Use

By Shawn Dwyer

Scientists have found a connection between Internet usage and certain addictive behaviors like withdrawal and loss of control. MORE  

Even Moderate Drinking May Slow Your Brain

By Chrisanne Grise

A new study finds drinking three pints a week can permanently slow your brain by 20%. MORE  

Sober College

Woodland Hills, Calif.

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Adolescents and young adults flunking out at staying clean are given the chance to ace their addictions and graduate (for real) at this unique university-integrated rehab. MORE  

Colleges Clamp Down on ADHD Drugs

By Sarah Beller

Rampant abuse of "study drugs" drives many colleges to adopt stricter policies. Students tell The Fix they doubt much will change. MORE  

Binge Drinking Threatens Spring Breakers

By Chrisanne Grise

Thousands of young Americans descend on Mexico to drink dangerously. MORE  

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New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction

Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds.

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Republican State Congressman Arrested For DUI

Dan Eagle saw his rising star fade a bit after getting arrested for driving under the influence upon leaving a Taco Bell and blowing a red light in Tallahassee.

4/22/14 5:30pm
San Diego Man Claims Anti- Smoking Drug Made Him Kill Ex-Wife

Tim Danielson said that Chantix plunged him into depression weeks before he shot ex-wife Ming Qi several times and then tried to kill himself.

4/22/14 3:30pm
Supreme Court Smacks Down Rick Scott On Drug Testing

The high court denied Florida's petition to hear new arguments in the case, so naturally Scott remained defiant in his increasingly quixotic pursuit of mandatory drug testing.

4/22/14 1:00pm
Crime Lab Delays In Texas Sparking Bogus Drug Convictions

A lack of rapid, competent forensic labs and a dearth of public resources has caused another black eye for justice in Texas.

4/22/14 10:30am

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 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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