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Mexican Drug Cartels Turn James Bond to Avoid Border Patrols

By John Lavitt

The cartels have used 21st century technology to push further in the U.S. MORE  

Ninety-Year-Old Leo Sharp Was El Chapo's Top Drug Mule

By Paul Gaita

New details have emerged regarding the world's most infamous nonagenarian drug courier. MORE  

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  

Morning Roundup: June 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Albanian police burn pot village, student labels PCP with her name, and man tries to smuggle cocaine cookies into the country. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Governor Cuomo turns tail and refuses to sign medical pot bill, FBI accidentally leaks drug bitcoin buyers, and man arrested for giving fifth graders booze. MORE  

Mexican Drug Traffickers Pushing Liquid Meth Across Border

By McCarton Ackerman

Smugglers have disguised meth as tequila, laundry detergent, and even apple juice. MORE  

Navy SEAL Pleads Guilty To Attempted Drug Smuggling

By McCarton Ackerman

Angel Martinez-Ramos will be sentenced later this month for smuggling cocaine, while his accomplice wife is already serving 70 months in prison. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jennifer Lawrence puked after Oscars, DEA busts CO pot business, attorney laundered money for drug client, and drunk man tasered for throwing underwear at cops. MORE  

Coachella Founder Once Ran Pot Smuggling Operation

By Shawn Dwyer

Thirty years ago, Gary Tovar smuggled marijuana into the U.S. while helping to spur the homegrown industry. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk driver crashes into moving train, Maryland decriminalizes pot, woman smuggles cocaine in vagina, and Colorado vets seeing more stoned pets. MORE  

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'Star Wars' Ewok Admits Cocaine, Alcohol Addiction

After being caught on camera doing cocaine, actor Paul Grant has admitted to needing help for the addictions that caused him to lose everything.

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Experts Blame the Child Migrant Crisis on America’s Drug War

This past week, experts showed how America's wayward drug war has contributed to the humanitarian crisis spilling over its southern border.

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Study Finds 'Energy Cocktails' Increase Urge To Drink

An Australian study has raised another flag in the dangerous practice of combing booze and energy drinks.

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Morning Roundup: July 22, 2014

Farrah Franklin found passed out drunk on lawn, Tulisa Contostavlos sees drug case thrown out of court, and Jet Blue pilot busted for heroin possession.

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Columbian Drug Lord Dubbed 'The Rat' Trapped In Spain

Hernan Alonso Villa, known as The Mouse, inherited Pablo Escobar's now-defunct Medellin cartel.

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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.

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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.

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

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