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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

By Paul Gaita

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. MORE  

Denmark's 'Fix Rooms' A Proven Success In First Year

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite criticisms that drug consumption centers promote criminality, studies have shown that they reduce public drug use while saving lives. MORE  

"Church of Beer" Built in Denmark

By Bryan Le

Thousands of partiers at a music festival chip in to build a temple with their empties. MORE  

Supermarket Receives Cocaine in Banana Boxes

By Bryan Le

The store has contacted its Colombian banana suppliers to inquire about the slip-up. MORE  

Denmark Wants to Import Marijuana From US

By McCarton Ackerman

Copenhagen's council plans to legalize pot on a trial basis—but where to get the weed? MORE  

Video: How to Use Drugs "Correctly"

By Bryan Le

A controversial Danish campaign educates young drug users on safer practices. MORE  

Denmark Moves Toward Marijuana Legalization

By Tony O'Neill

Copenhagen politicians are pushing for totally legalized, council-sold hashish. National lawmakers may allow it. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

Tiger's Doctor Defends Against Drug Charges, Denmark Becomes Europe's Heroin Capital, and a College Student's Guide to Safe Drinking. MORE  

Charity Pays Thousands of Addicts to Get Sterilized

By Dirk Hanson

An American "charity" is paying thousands of U.S. drug addicts not to have children. Buoyed by its success, the group has moved on to Britain. Now Denmark may be taking up the trend. MORE  

Why Denmark Can't Give Heroin Away

By Dirk Hanson

Despite a government plan by Danish officials to legally give away 80%-pure heroin to addicted citizens, only 80 people in the entire country have taken them up on their offer. MORE  

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White House Celebrates 25 Years of National Recovery Month

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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.

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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

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