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Poll Shows Americans Are Against Legalizing Other Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

While support for legal marijuana has grown in recent years, most people remain staunchly opposed to harder drugs being legalized. MORE  

Black Market Weed Still Popular in Colorado, At Least for Now

By Shawn Dwyer

Due to high prices, low supplies, and municipal bans, Colorado’s pot smokers are still turning to illicit sellers. MORE  

Anti-Medical Marijuana Politician Busted With Pot

By McCarton Ackerman

NY State Assemblyman Steve Katz preaches against pot, but practices possession. MORE  

This Week in Weed

By Tony O'Neil

It's been a frantic few days for marijuana reformers and their opponents across several states. MORE  

Colombia Plans to Decriminalize Ecstasy

By Ben Feuerherd

In its efforts to combat trafficking, the country considers legalizing "personal doses" of synthetic drugs. MORE  

Can Washington Keep the Lid on Legal Pot?

By Ben Feuerherd

The state's ability to keep weed within its borders could impact the future of legalization. MORE  

Hans Rausing's Sister Speaks Out

By McCarton Ackerman

In the wake of a family tragedy, Sigrid Rausing says that drugs are already effectively decriminalized for the wealthy.  MORE  

Washington Tackles "Green" DUIs

By Bryan Le

The state now regulates high driving with a legal THC limit, and cops are cracking down. MORE  

North Korea Is a "Weed-Lover's Paradise"

By Nina Puro

Despite running the country with an iron grip, Kim Jong-un's regime is reportedly relaxed about marijuana. MORE  

The House I Live In Comes Out Online

By Will Godfrey

Director Eugene Jarecki tells The Fix about the digital phase of his campaign against the War on Drugs. MORE  

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Georgia Governor Signs 911 Medical Amnesty Law

Georgia became the 19th state to pass limited prosecution immunity to people calling emergency services to help save someone suffering from an overdose.

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Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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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