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Scientists Reveal How The Drug Trade Is Destroying The Rainforest

By John Lavitt

Narco-traffickers are rolling back decades of conservation work by cutting down rainforests and leaving ecological destruction in its wake. MORE  

Infamous Italian Mob Boss Arrested in Colombia

By McCarton Ackerman

The arrest highlights growing ties between European and Latin American drug traffickers. MORE  

Is North Korea Running a Global Drug Ring?

By McCarton Ackerman

Diplomats were reportedly ordered to sell drugs abroad to help their cash-strapped country. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 26, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexico's president says an end to the drug trade is "impossible," drug smugglers in India and Pakistan use cement bags, and smoking may cause mental decline. MORE  

Mexican Cartels Buddy Up With Italian Mobsters

By Gabrielle Wuhl

They increasingly work together to ship cocaine to the lucrative European market. MORE  

Colombian Cocaine Enriches the West

By McCarton Ackerman

Hardly any of Colombia's billions of cocaine dollars profit residents of the South American nation. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 12, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Obama accused of flip-flopping on medical pot, Rx drug take-back day set for April 28, and Whitney Houston's daughter "caught smoking pot" on camera. MORE  

Scottish Drug Czar Reveals Smuggling Techniques

By Dirk Hanson

Cocaine pastes and liquids have changed all the rules. No more Mr. Potato Head, unless he's made out of coke. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

Oxy Gets Harder to Snort, New Danish Alcoholism Drug Looks Promising, and Rand Corp. Releases Report on Latin American Drug Trade. MORE  

Video: Ex-Marine Gunned Down in Tucson Drug Raid Fiasco

By Dirk Hanson

The assault—complete with military-grade vehicles, assault weapons and robots—was like the house-clearing operations U.S. forces regularly perform in Iraq and Afghanistan. MORE  

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Serial Fraudster Blames Return to Jail on Gambling Addiction

Shaun Nixon is currently behind bars for his fourth fraud conviction in seven years.

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Vets Fight Against Prescription Drugs and Prescribing Doctors

Veterans who have been overprescribed medications are starting to take matters into their own hands.

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Study: Teen Pot Smokers May End Up on Disability as Adults

An extensive study conducted by Swedish researchers found that male pot smokers are more likely to require disability pensions when they're older.

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Iran Opens First State-Run Rehab For Alcoholism

Despite doling out the death penalty for just drinking alcohol, Iran has now made combating alcoholism a top priority.

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Australia's Top Junior Tennis Player Banned For Ecstasy Use

Bradley Mousley won't be allowed to compete again until next year.

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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, 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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