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Heroin Dealer Fails Drug Court Program, Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison

By McCarton Ackerman

New York native Stefano DeMicheli repeatedly failed drug tests and missed counseling sessions until finally getting caught up in a federal drug probe. MORE  

Broward Drug Court Judge Enters Rehab

By Shawn Dwyer

Judge Gisele Pollack, a self-admitted alcoholic, has suffered a relapse after media outlets alleged drunken behavior in court. MORE  

Forced to Plead Guilty

By Allison McCabe

In a climate of harsh mandatory minimums and overzealous prosecutors, is it surprising that nearly all drug defendants choose to plead guilty? MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 27, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

New York State mayor arrested for DWI, South Korean actress busted for propofol, another Seattle Seahawk suspended, and Chicago wants to ban e-cigs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 29, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

California could exempt addicts from prosecution if they seek medical help, UK rolls out pills to beat a breathalyzer, and Shia LaBeouf drops acid for a movie role. MORE  

Epic Motorcycle Ride Celebrates Drug Courts

By West Huddleston

A relay of riders is covering 3,000 miles to attend inspiring events at Drug, DWI and Veterans Treatment Courts. MORE  

Depressed Women More Likely to Do Crack

By Dirk Hanson

Study of female crack addicts in drug court yields surprising clues about who'll be using four months later. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

Chicago Tops the Roster for Drug-Positive Arrests, Chronic Ketamine Use Causes Bladder Damage, and Amy Winehouse Stays Sober for Secret Comeback. MORE  

James Taylor in Drug Court?!? (Only to Salute "Fellow Addicts")

By Dirk Hanson

Taylor added star power to the graduation of his longtime backup singer, Valerie Carter. MORE  

The Quick Fix
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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Morning Roundup: April 16, 2014

Lindsay Lohan drinks at Coachella, drunk Russian struggles with fence, New Jersey voters more relaxed with weed, and Barbra Steisand not happy with pot comments.

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Twelve Pot Plants Earn Missouri Siblings 15-Year Sentences

Though they claimed it was for personal use, Natalie and David DePriest were handed harsh sentences for cultivating marijuana and intent to distribute.

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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 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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