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First Grader Brings Grandma’s Heroin To School

By Shawn Dwyer

A Pennsylvania woman was arrested after her grandson brought her bags of heroin to school and handed them out to friends. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 28, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Soulja Boy wants sizzurp back, Aaron Carter opens up about addiction, drunk airline passenger causes terror alert, and crackhead neighbors arrested for machete fight. MORE  

Swedish Town Mulls "Glass Zone" for Addicts

By McCarton Ackerman

Politicians propose a glass-encased area for the "down and out" to socialize, without disturbing the town. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 20, 2013

By Victoria Kim

New Hampshire nears approval of medical marijuana, UK public health minister calls smokers "drug addicts," and suburban NY mom indicted on pot-growing charges. MORE  

Crystal Meth Threatens Afghanistan

By McCarton Ackerman

Some fear a new addiction crisis could cripple the drug and war-ravaged nation. MORE  

Pope Francis Washed Drug Addicts' Feet

By McCarton Ackerman

The new Pope called for sympathy for drug addicts when he was Archbishop of Buenos Aires. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 27, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

College launches first marijuana research institute, one in four US minors drinks underage, and a drunk driver's truck dangles over an Oregon highway. MORE  

Far Rockaway Rehab Releases 150 Drug Criminals

By Chrisanne Grise

A red tape fiasco during the hurricane forced a drug treatment center to send its court-mandated addicts free. MORE  

Vietnam Frees Sex Workers From Rehab

By Bryan Le

Sex workers will no longer be forced into rehab—but drug addicts will remain in lockdown. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 15, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

US drug czar to push for more prescription drug tracking, better understanding of binge eating in men, and Creed singer embraces sobriety MORE  

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Head Shop Owner Gets 17½ Years for Selling Synthetic Drugs

Jim Carlson's long prison sentence will serve as a testing ground for future synthetic drug prosecutions.

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Survey Says: Alcohol Still the Deadliest Drug

The most dangerous drug is still the most popular—and the most legal.

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'Girls' Star Zosia Mamet Reveals Eating Disorder

The actress wrote about her long struggle in a column published in Glamour magazine.

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E-Cigarettes Are Not As Harmless As We've Been Told

A number of recent studies have shown that vapor contains harmful byproducts that can cause asthma, cancer, and heart disease.

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Documentary Examines Addiction Among Classical Musicians

The British-made Addicts Symphony explores the surprising rise of drug abuse among classical musicians.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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.

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?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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