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Were Guantanamo Bay Interrogations Drug-Assisted?

By May Wilkerson

Lawyers claim interrogated prisoners made incriminating statements while "doped up" on prescribed anti-psychotics. MORE  

Prison Drug Smuggling: The Warehouse Move

By Seth Ferranti

This smuggling method requires serious coordination but can reap big rewards, a prisoner tells The Fix. MORE  

Prison Drug Smuggling: The Package Move

By Seth Ferranti

This method involves taking advantage of prison transfers and the postal system, an inmate explains to The Fix. MORE  

Prison Drug Smuggling: The Visiting Room

By Seth Ferranti

People visiting loved ones in prison are a major source of drugs inside. Here's how it works. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 6, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Drugs and alcohol flood Canada's prisons, court decisions loom for medical pot clubs, and a new app reveals alcohol's aging effect. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 18, 2012

By Will Godfrey

States weigh online gambling but profits may be small, LSD-taking prisoners cause chaos in Minnesota, and Bruno Mars cocaine case dismissed. MORE  

Maltese Heroin Queen Ran Jail

By Jason Gotlieb

One female prisoner became so powerful that she lived in luxury and treated fellow inmates "as slaves." MORE  

Chasing the Dragon in Jail

By Rick Watts

Being locked up is an inconvenience when you're craving heroin. A London prisoner and ex-user recalls that getting the drugs is the easy part. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

Addiction Among Seniors to Triple by 2020, IRS Ruling Frightens Medical Marijuana Industry, and Dutch Drunk Drivers Will Get Detector Locks on Their Cars. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

Mexican Navy Smashes Cartel Radio Network, Russia Counts Economic Cost of Drinking, and Drunk Moose Gets Stuck Up Tree. MORE  

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Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir Talks About Jerry Garcia’s Addiction

The singer-guitarist spoke with HuffPost Live’s Ricky Camilleri about the music icon’s struggle with his addiction and his health.

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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.

4/24/14 5:30pm
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.

4/24/14 3:30pm
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.

4/24/14 1:00pm
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.

4/24/14 10:30am

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Taming of the Shrewd

People in 12-step communities refer to outsiders as "normies." I dated one. It didn't go so well, but I'm all the stronger for it.

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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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