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White House Study Shows Americans Spent $109 Billion on Drugs

By Paul Gaita

Though the study only includes data up to 2010, before the recent surge in heroin abuse, Americans now spend more on drugs than they do on furniture and appliances. MORE  

Banking Remains a Hurdle for Marijuana Dispensaries

By Paul Gaita

Instead of electronic deposits, pot sellers are forced to carry bags of money to the supermarkets to buy money orders. MORE  

ZOHYDROGATE: AND HERE COME THE ADDICTS

By John Lavitt

The FDA defied its own experts to approve a new prescription narcotic in a form almost certain to cause addiction and death from overdoses. The Fix investigates MORE  

Cops Must Return $1 Million in Non-Drug Money to Stripper

By Jennifer Blue

Nebraska cops seized a woman's hard-earned life savings, thinking it was drug money. MORE  

HSBC Laundered Billions in Drug Cartel Money

By McCarton Ackerman

European mega-bank admits to doing business with Mexican drug cartels through its US branches. MORE  

High Couple "Googled How to Kill" Their Victim

By Will Herbst

After getting high, a Florida couple apparently decided to research how to murder a young woman for drug money. MORE  

"Joint" Returns Get Tax Pro Busted

By McCarton Ackerman

A tax preparer is arrested on deadline day for helping to hide the truth about drug dealers' incomes. MORE  

DEA Launders Drug Money for Mexican Cartels

By Will Godfrey

"Follow the money" tactics controversially see agents smuggle and launder millions. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

Mexico Changes Drug War Focus to Dirty Money, 20-Year Meth Addict Turns Life Around and Becomes Professor, and Miley Cyrus Caught Claiming to Be a Big Stoner. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

"Gangs, Guns, and Drugs" in Chicago; Companies Crack Down on Employees Who Smoke; and Why the Age When You First Get Drunk Matters. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels

According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.

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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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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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