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Ten Ways the War On Drugs Violates the U.S. Constitution

By Clarence Walker

How our government's ongoing policy on drugs threatens all of us in unexpected ways. MORE  

Howard Dean and the Politics of Recovery

By Jay Levin

What would it look like if American public policy was aimed at dramatically reducing substance abuse and revolutionizing treatment? An innovative former presidential candidate tells The Fix how the new game would be played. MORE  

3 Absurd Reasons the Government Banned Drugs

By Bryan Le

Dr. Stephen Davies shares the top 3 most ridiculous reason for criminalizing drugs, including racism, far-fetched conspiracy theories and the belief that all drug users will become hedonist and unproductive. MORE  

Fred Davis Suspended For Violating NFL Substance Abuse Policy

By Shawn Dwyer

The Washington Redskins tight end has been suspended for the second time in his short, disappointing career. He followed up with an arrest for DUI the next day. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Olympic fans want booze at Sochi, Italy overturns dumb pot law, racing horses test positive for Viagra, and Indiana court says being drunk and annoying a-okay. MORE  

White House Drug Official Slammed For Refusing To Say If Pot Is More Addictive Than Meth

By McCarton Ackerman

Rep. Earl Blumenauer blasted drug policy deputy director Michael Botticelli for equivocating on the differences between pot and meth. MORE  

Why Are British Border Guards Not Arresting For Drug Possession?

By McCarton Ackerman

Border Force officers have become surprisingly lenient in allowing passengers to carry small amounts of cannabis and even amphetamines. MORE  

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Now Supports Medical Marijuana

By Shawn Dwyer

The Nevada senator surprised many when he changed positions in coming out with his support for medical pot, though he remains skeptical about recreational use. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kristen Johnston opens up some more, French deal blow to e-cigs, Florida pastor died of heroin and cocaine, and Kentucky beefs up heroin drug policy. MORE  

Video: Drug War Comedy Cuts Truth With Laughter

By May Wilkerson

US filmmaker Greg Berger tells The Fix about raising awareness—and hope—through satirical drug war videos. MORE  

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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

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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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