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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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Morning Roundup: August 1, 2014

Partygoer pours beer on tiger at London Zoo, drunk airline passenger attacks crew with fake leg, and drone carrying drugs crashes outside prison.

7:00am
Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse.

7/31/14 7:30pm
Former Drug Smuggling Elephants Kick Opium Habit

Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

7/31/14 5:30pm
'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse.

7/31/14 3:30pm
Director Anton Corbjin Talks Working With Philip Seymour Hoffman

The director described Hoffman as "full of life" while working with the actor on A Most Wanted Man.

7/31/14 1:00pm

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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, 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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