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Morning Roundup: January 30, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Teacher arrested for serving pot-laced food, UFC fighter admits wasting money on drugs, brewery to deliver beer by drone, and stumbling drunk goalie wins game. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 22, 2013

By The Fix staff

Female alcoholics relapse for different reasons, smoking and drinking linked in lab rats, and Tennessee man allegedly stole human ashes believing they were cocaine. MORE  

25 Arrested in Texas Mexican Mafia Bust

By Chrisanne Grise

Law enforcement cracks down on a powerful prison gang with ties to Mexican drug cartels. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 23, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Scientists discover cocaine-blocking moleculefood addiction could be at the root of global obesity epidemic, and rapper Lil' Scrappy goes to rehab for marijuana addiction.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 10, 2013

By Bryan Le

Los Zetas drug cartel throws childrens' parties, China pledges to step up drug war efforts, and NY cops make accidental tomato crop bust. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Heroin use rises among Afghan youth, task force debates how to tax weed in Colorado, and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. hit with 900k fine for pot. MORE  

"Shorty" Guzman's Protector Captured in Mexico

By Liam Delaney

Mexico announces the arrest of the "security chief" for the country's most wanted drug lord. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 29, 2013

By The Fix staff

"Cocaine grandmother" plans to appeal death sentence, San Francisco backs out of Super Bowl booze ban, and Randy Travis seeks treatment for alcoholism. MORE  

Are Los Zetas Losing Their Grip?

By Ben Feuerherd

Mexico's most powerful cartel may be "slipping," but drug trafficking is still on the rise. MORE  

Radio Zetas: Drug Cartel Seizes the Airwaves

By Ben Feuerherd

Mexico's most feared traffickers are ramping up their tech operations—and kidnapping radio experts to do so. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

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.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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Global Drug Survey Shows Alcohol Is Most Commonly Used Drug In The World

Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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