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Morning Roundup: July 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Johnny Manziel allegedly photographed about to do drugs, Justin Bieber DUI trial set for next week, and drunk man loses golf cart passenger before crashing into tree. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 10, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Ford game lets users collect crack pipes, Amanda Bynes addresses mental health, kids turn in parents for growing pot, and Sean Hannity frets about killer weed. MORE  

The Case for Harm Reduction

By Paul Gaita

A recent increase in the number of drug and alcohol programs employing the harm reduction policy indicates that the once-controversial measure is gaining ground. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 5, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Nigella Lawson admits using cocaine, New Jersey police to carry heroin antidote, drunk guy drives into police barracks, and Rob Ford may have tried to buy crack video. MORE  

Vancouver Runs Out of Free Crack Pipes

By Luke Walker

Health officials wildly underestimated the popularity of the city's controversial crack pipe exchange program. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Rogue Pharmacies Bank on Oxycodone, Former WWE Wrestler Faces Steroid and Ecstasy Charges, and Missouri Kindergartener Brings Crack Pipe and Meth to Show-and-Tell. MORE  

Prince of Paraphernalia Blows His Pipes

By Will Godfrey

Pennsylvania cops stumble upon a 62-year-old man's treasure trove of crack pipes—and their colleague's sorely-abused business card. MORE  

Vancouver to Hand Out Free Crack Pipes

By Kenneth Garger

Canadian city's harm reduction strategy extends to pilot scheme for crack users. MORE  

Brooke Mueller Gives Us the Spins

By Kirwan Gray

After 45 days of outpatient therapy, she is seen in photos holding what looks like a homemade pipe. MORE  

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Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

7/28/14 7:30pm
Brain-Boosting 'Smart Drugs' On The Rise

With the wider availability of brain-boosting pills comes growing concern over sever side effects like depression and withdrawal.

7/28/14 5:30pm
New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana.

7/28/14 3:30pm
4 Physical Side Effects of Being Addicted Your Smartphone

Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again.

7/28/14 1:00pm
Can Ibogaine Curb Afghanistan’s Heroin Problem?

Despite a decade-long battle with crippling heroin addiction, Afghanistan remains reluctant in its desire to treat addicts.

7/28/14 10:30am

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Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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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, 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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