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Drugs in the military

Army Drug Users Twice As Likely To Use Synthetic Marijuana Over Regular Pot

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite being banned by the military and classified as a Schedule I drug by the government, synthetic weed like Spice and K2 has become the army's drug of choice. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 14, 2013

By Bryan Le

Fake drug trade "more lucrative" than cocaine and heroin, prescription drug abuse rises in the military, and Ke$ha drunkenly drinks own urine on TV. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 7, 2013

By The Fix staff

The world awaits Lance Armstrong's doping confession, prescription drug costs soar for the US military, and Justin Bieber's people investigate how "pot-smoking" photos leaked.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 23, 2012

By The Fix staff

Drug use by US troops in Afghanistan rises, psychedelic drugs may help patients face death, and drunk driver wears court-ordered sign confessing crime. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 9, 2012

By The Fix staff

Over 110,000 troops take antidepressants, sedatives and other meds, why Latin America is weighing legal cocaine, and Dennis Rodman denies money and alcohol problems. MORE  

Army Tries Anonymous Alcohol Program, But Will Anybody Show Up?

By Ariel Nagi

The new confidential treatment program sounds great, but suffers from a high dropout rate. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

Tales of Rehab from Stevie Nicks, Drug Courts for Veterans, and a Seattle Nurse With a Serious Habit. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

Designer Drugs Trip Up the Troops, Feds Warn Colorado About Pot, and a Lodi Tweaker Makes a Jailhouse Mess MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

How Wachovia Bank Laundered Billions for Mexico's Murderous Cartels, New Rules for Painkillers, and the Military's Growing Drug Problem. MORE  

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Rob Schneider Blames Big Pharma For Death of Robin Williams

The Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo actor took to Twitter to vent about the side effects of prescription drugs.

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Morning Roundup: Aug. 20, 2014

Ryan Malone pleads no contest to DUI charge, private schools in Cleveland to start drug testing, and Saudis behead four men for smuggling drugs.

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Tobacco Plants Are Key in Containing Ebola Outbreak

A new, experimental plant-based treatment has saved the lives of five infected patients, including two Americans.

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Al Olson Leaves NBC News for Marijuana News

The veteran reporter is leaving to head Marijuana.com as the site's managing editor and revealed his lifelong love for marijuana along the way.

8/19/14 5:30pm
National Marijuana Arrests Have Tripled Since 1991

This despite the growing acceptance of marijuana at the state and even federal level.

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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, 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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