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Australian Senior Citizens Duped Into Being Drug Mules

By John Lavitt

Foreign scam artists are increasingly targeting elderly travelers with too-good-to-be-true online offers. MORE  

London Gangs Using Children As Drug Mules

By McCarton Ackerman

Rampant poverty and a sagging economy have led children as young as 11-years-old to help smuggle crack and heroin. MORE  

Missouri's Illegal Immigrants Forced to Traffic Meth

By McCarton Ackerman

Drug traffickers "help" immigrants across the border to exploit them. MORE  

Indonesian Women Preyed on by Drug Traffickers

By Sarah Beller

Pressured by love and money, female drug mules in Indonesia are becoming more common, despite the threat of the death penalty. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 19, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Russia bans vodka on holiday flights, Venezuelan smugglers disguise themselves as Olympians, and Boy George talks about kicking drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 24, 2012

By Luke Walker

Concordia Captain tests negative for drug use, "Blind mules" unknowingly smuggle drugs, and Doctor pleads no contest in sex-for-scrips scandal. MORE  

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Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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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, 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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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