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Morning Roundup: June 6, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Virgina officials call for heroin task force, New York Giants Jayron Hosley suspended for drug violation, and three women busted smuggling coke in Spanx. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 8, 2013

By The Fix staff

Top fugitive Italian cocaine boss arrested in Colombia, hangovers cost the economy $1.37 per drink, and drunk college students are clueless about American history. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Drug tests before exams could curb students' ritalin use, investigation reveals copious cocaine use at Wimbeldon tennis tournament, and the Church of England considers "champagne christenings." MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 24, 2013

By The Fix staff

Cocaine use grows more common in the middle class, opioid painkillers cost the US billions of dollars, and Rihanna supersizes her joints in Amsterdam. MORE  

Jewish Group Rescues Drunk Girls From Abuse

By Ben Feuerherd

During this weekend's Purim festival in Israel, volunteers will swoop in and drive "at risk" girls to safety. MORE  

Video: Wasted Security Men Jeopardize US-Afghan Relations

By May Wilkerson

A US security firm is sued over claims that repeated drunkenness threatened the safety of Americans in Afghanistan. MORE  

Does "Tan Mom" Have More Than One Addiction?

By Bryan Le

Patricia Krentcil is thrown out of a drag-queen roast held in her honor after turning up hammered. MORE  

Man So Drunk He's Lucky to Live

By Valerie Tejeda

A young man in Indiana is found with his blood alcohol at seven times the driving limit. MORE  

Court Spares Child-Attack Dog Because It Was Drunk

By Will Godfrey

Someone had poured beer down the animal's throat on the day it mauled a 10-year-old boy. MORE  

Experiments Could Herald "Sober Pill"

By Jeff Forester

Aussie scientists have identified the immune cells in the brain that cause slurring and staggering when you drink. MORE  

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Pregnancy Criminalization Laws Shed Light on Struggle of Mothers With Addiction

Reproductive rights, criminal justice advocates, and most medical organizations have slammed Tennessee's draconian law punishing women addicts.

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Failure to Launch: North Carolina Drug Test Program Fizzles

A lack of funding and an overwhelming backlog of applications has stalled the testing program before it could begin.

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Methamphetamine Use on the Rise in India

Loopholes in the law and corruption among officials has led to a staggering increase in meth production and abuse.

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University May Start Drug Testing Cheerleaders After Tragic Death

Danielle Cogwell's "suspected overdose" death last week has prompted calls to change Louisville's drug policy.

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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