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Feds Allegedly Investigating NFL for Painkiller Abuse

By Shawn Dwyer

The DEA is quietly looking into allegations that the league distributed pain pills to players after a class-action lawsuit was filed in May. MORE  

Ohio State’s Tracy Sprinkle Faces Cocaine, Rioting Charges

By Shawn Dwyer

The defensive end was indefinitely suspended from playing football for the Buckeyes. MORE  

U.S. Goalie Tim Howard Drug Tested After Record-Breaking Performance

By McCarton Ackerman

Howard was one of the two randomly selected players FIFA picked after he blocked a record 16 shots on goal. MORE  

Former NFL Players Allege League Illegally Supplied Painkillers

By Shawn Dwyer

Eight ex-NFL players are claiming they were given pain medications to mask serious injuries that caused addiction and medical complications later in life. MORE  

NFL Reportedly Might Change Drug Policy Regarding Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

An anonymous league source told ESPN that the NFL's drug policy regarding marijuana is outdated and needs to change with the times. MORE  

Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon Faces Year Suspension For Second Failed Drug Test

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite a rising chorus supporting medical marijuana in professional sports, the NFL has maintained harsh punishments for players violating their increasingly outdated drug policy. MORE  

NFL Mulls Lifting Ban on Medical Marijuana

By Shawn Dwyer

Commissioner Roger Goodell's surprising comments may pave the way for change in professional sports. MORE  

Slam Dunkin' Sobriety: The NBA's Chris Herren Speaks Out

By McCarton Ackerman

Clean and sober since 2008, former Boston Celtics star tells The Fix about the extremes of his addiction to Oxy and heroin, and the joys of an honest paycheck. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Heroin use rises among Afghan youth, task force debates how to tax weed in Colorado, and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. hit with 900k fine for pot. MORE  

Pro Surfers Set to Begin Drug Testing

By McCarton Ackerman

Surfers are belatedly joining the ranks of sports pros that are regularly tested for drugs. MORE  

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Nationwide Clearinghouse Proposed To Monitor Drug And Alcohol Offenses Of Truckers

Will a nationwide monitoring system to track the drug and alcohol use of truck drivers cause more issues than it proposes to fix?

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FedEx Hires Barry Bonds' Attorney For Drug Distribution Case

Despite Bonds being convicted on obstruction, the delivery giant hopes that his high-profile lawyer can help them avoid hefty fines and prison for employees.

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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. 

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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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