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'Shabu' Dealers Use Freebies To Hook Filipino Students

By John Lavitt

Crystal meth has become one of the most abused drugs in the Philippines, thanks to drug dealers practically giving it away. MORE  

Tim McGraw Reveals Former Addictions, Faith Hill Intervention

By McCarton Ackerman

McGraw is the latest country singer to recently open up about his battles with addiction. MORE  

Maryland Couple Used Troop Donations to Support Drug Habit

By McCarton Ackerman

This wasn't the first time David Michalski and Amanda Miskimon scammed charitable people into believing they were supporting a good cause. MORE  

Shocking Prescription Drug Statistics Highlight Severity of Epidemic

By McCarton Ackerman

With over 100 overdose deaths per day, prescription drugs have become more deadly than car accidents, guns, and suicides. MORE  

Terminally Ill Cancer Patient Enters Rehab To Die Drug-Free

By Shawn Dwyer

John Eggers has been video blogging his battle with terminal brain cancer for KTLA, but surprised news anchors when he revealed that he was also addicted to opiates. MORE  

Massachusetts Senate Passes Bill Increasing Coverage For Drug Treatment

By Shawn Dwyer

State lawmakers have answered the call to do something about the state's heroin epidemic by opening access to treatment for addicts. MORE  

Former 'Sopranos' Actor Lillo Brancato Opens Up On Drug Addiction After Prison Release

By McCarton Ackerman

The former actor has been clean for six years and hopes to revive his squandered acting career. MORE  

The Dangers of Self-Medication

By Richard Zimmer

Trying to medicate your issues with alcohol or drugs may work in the short run, but you might be setting yourself up for an even worse problem. MORE  

Former Addict Goes From Homelessness To Magna Cum Laude

By McCarton Ackerman

Daney Hill lived under a highway overpass struggling with substance abuse, but she picked up the pieces and earned high honors in college with a degree in business. MORE  

Spurred By Addiction, Burl Poaching Threatens Redwood Forests

By John Lavitt

Addicts are removing knobby growths from the base of ancient redwoods to sell the prized grains that are made into sought-after decorative crafts. 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.

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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.

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New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

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

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4 Physical Side Effects of Being Addicted Your Smartphone

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

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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.

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