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Morning Roundup: August 7, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexico's new president may "internationalize" the drug war, many baby-boomer parents can't stay off drugs, and Jessica Simpson now chooses water on Saturday nights. MORE  

Celebrity Roundup: July 13, 2012

By Sam Lansky

Brendan Fraser is sued for drunken assault, Courtney Love's publicist vehemently denies hacker claims, and Jessica Biel says no to "drug fests." MORE  

Fame Could Be a Cat-astrophe

By Anna David

Cat Marnell, the former beauty blogger—and current drug blogger—won recognition for her pill habit. It may add up to more than she bargained for. MORE  

Demi Lovato Vetoes Drug Rap

By Valerie Tejeda

The sober X Factor judge gives two contestants the boot for rapping about bath salts. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 10, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Marijuana could be used as an obesity treatment, offensive booze brand names cause consternation, and "zombie attack" toxicology reports are questioned. MORE  

Olympians Spill Village Secrets

By Valerie Tejeda

Sex, drugs and alcohol are reportedly a major part of the games experience for many athletes. MORE  

Joey Pants Goes Off

By Chris Gardner

The esteemed character actor and Sopranos star Joey Pantoliano (aka Joey Pants) talks alcoholism, depression and his darkest secrets (hello, shoplifting) in this exclusive interview. MORE  

Russian Pol Blames Drug Abuse on...The Beatles

By Valerie Tejeda

The Russian health minister accuses the Fab Four of starting his country's drug problems by "trading on goods associated with pleasure." MORE  

Prison Drug Smuggling: Over the Fence

By Seth Ferranti

Simply flinging drugs into prisons is a surprisingly common and successful smuggling method. MORE  

Has Silk Road Killed the "Geographic"?

By Nathan Thompson

A shadowy Internet service dubbed the "Amazon of drugs" makes scoring anywhere easy. MORE  

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Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

The Rehab Review
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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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