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Will Chavez Death Improve Drug War Relations?

By McCarton Ackerman

The US hopes Chavez' successor will be more cooperative in combatting cocaine trafficking. MORE  

Artist Makes Music From Drug War Weapons

By Ben Feuerherd

Mexican artist Pedro Reyes transforms 6,700 used firearms into musical instruments. MORE  

Ex-Prosecutors Now Defend Drug Traffickers

By McCarton Ackerman

Some former officials have switched sides and now defend traffickers against US drug policy. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 28, 2013

By The Fix staff

Killing kingpins won't stop cartels, Brits drink 40% more than they think they do, and Lindsay Lohan wants to help young people avoid drugs. MORE  

Jailed Cartel Boss Calls Drug War "Unwinnable"

By McCarton Ackerman

Pablo Escobar's former right-hand man says "people like me can't be stopped." MORE  

Human Rights Report Blasts Mexico's Drug War Tactics

By McCarton Ackerman

The report says Mexican officials are to blame for the disappearances of 249 people. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 21, 2013

By The Fix staff

Pro golfers say they rarely get drug tested, phone apps may cause gambling addiction, and junk food is made to be addictive. MORE  

China Planned to Kill Drug Lord With Drone

By McCarton Ackerman

The plan highlights the nation's increasing use of unmanned aerial warfare. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 19, 2013

By The Fix staff

Big Pharma joins the fight against doping, Costa Rica boosts drug war efforts, and Dr. Drew responds to Mindy McCready's death. MORE  

Mexico Reveals New Drug War Strategies

By McCarton Ackerman

President Peña Nieto vows to spend billions on social programs and focus on crime prevention. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Georgia Governor Signs 911 Medical Amnesty Law

Georgia became the 19th state to pass limited prosecution immunity to people calling emergency services to help save someone suffering from an overdose.

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Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

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Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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 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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