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Pope Francis Slams Drug Legalization

By McCarton Ackerman

While he opposes legalization, the Pope remains compassionate towards addicts. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 28, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Macaulay Culkin denied kazoo solo by beer-throwing fans, Reagan judicial appointee says legalize drugs, and man named Justin Bieber arrested for public intoxication. MORE  

Why Health Insurance Still Won’t Cover Medical Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

Despite growing mainstream acceptance, marijuana’s status as a Schedule I drug keeps it from being covered by insurance for people who need it most. MORE  

Should “Entertainment” Drugs Be Legalized?

By Elliott Morss

US efforts to curtail illicit drug use dwarf those of all other countries combined. They are not working. MORE  

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  

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Kentucky Inmate Dies From Methadone-Soaked Underwear

Corey McQueary died after another inmate returned to jail with the drug-soaked contraband.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: Aug. 27, 2014

Sarah Silverman shows off vapor pen before Emmys, cocaine-stuffed tamales seized at airport, and students taught alcohol safety at pub.

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Survey Reveals Porn Is Part of Everyday Lives for Teenagers

New research shows that a majority of teens are being exposed to online pornography every day.

8/26/14 7:30pm
Utah Woman Gets Five Years for Helping Dump Babysitter’s Body

Dea Millerberg was sentenced last week for her 'depraved' actions in the Alexis Rasmussen case.

8/26/14 5:30pm
Electronic Cigarettes Tempt Non-Smoking Teens to Smoke

Some say e-cigarettes are saving smokers from regular cigarettes, but they're also dragging teens into the habit.

8/26/14 3:30pm

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Helping My Wife Survive Childhood Sexual Abuse

My wife revealed to me that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather. The process of healing has been difficult, but together we are working towards her recovery.

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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