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Will Marijuana Be Reclassified by the Federal Government?

By Dana Byerly

Removing marijuana's Schedule 1 status would result in federally funded medical research and economic growth. MORE  

Law Enforcement Groups Seek to Stop Sentencing Reform

By Paul Gaita

Despite rare bipartisan support for reducing sentences for drug offenders, a cabal of law enforcement officials are trying to stop Congress from passing common sense laws. MORE  

White House Drug Official Slammed For Refusing To Say If Pot Is More Addictive Than Meth

By McCarton Ackerman

Rep. Earl Blumenauer blasted drug policy deputy director Michael Botticelli for equivocating on the differences between pot and meth. MORE  

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Now Supports Medical Marijuana

By Shawn Dwyer

The Nevada senator surprised many when he changed positions in coming out with his support for medical pot, though he remains skeptical about recreational use. MORE  

New Poll Shows Americans Want Congress to be Drug Tested

By Shawn Dwyer

But lawmakers blanch at the idea of random drug testing for themselves even though they want welfare and unemployment recipients to pee in a cup. MORE  

Another Day, Another Florida Politician Busted for Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

While not quite on the level of Toronto's Rob Ford, two Florida politicians have made their share of drug news in recent days. MORE  

New Task Force Takes On Unfair Drug Laws

By Sarah Beller

Investigations into "overcriminalization" in federal law could lead to drug policy reform. MORE  

Two Congressmen Talk Addiction With The Fix

By Hunter R. Slaton

In an exclusive interview, we grill the co-chairs of the Congressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus about what the US is getting right and wrong. MORE  

Boehner Says the Serenity Prayer?

By Hunter R. Slaton

The allegedly hard-drinking Speaker of the House gave an unlikely invocation last night, as he withdrew his fiscal-cliff "Plan B." MORE  

LiLo "Choked and Thrown" by GOP Aide

By Bryan Le

Lindsay Lohan says she was thrown around a swanky hotel by a Republican who took cell pics of her partying. MORE  

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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.

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Columbus Short Allegedly Threatens Wife With Knife While Drunk

The 'Scandal' star was reportedly intoxicated on wine when he threatened to kill his wife and himself over her alleged affairs.

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Coachella Founder Once Ran Pot Smuggling Operation

Thirty years ago, Gary Tovar smuggled marijuana into the U.S. while helping to spur the homegrown industry.

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Edie Falco Talks 'Nurse Jackie' and Sobriety

As the sixth season of the show is underway, star Edie Falco talks about her pill-popping character's relapse as well as her own 20 years of sobriety.

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North Korean Drug Trafficking Causing Addiction Epidemic

While North Korea's hand in drug smuggling is hardly news, a new report shows just how widespread addiction is in the isolated communist nation.

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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.

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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."

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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