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Morning Roundup: November 13, 2012

By The Fix staff

Canada could ban generic Oxy, Mexico's drug cartels target those with "specialized skills," and Mitt Romney gets "drunk" on milk in SNL skit. MORE  

Why Was a Pot-Doesn't-Cause-Cancer Study Ignored?

By Tony O'Neill

Media reactions to research on marijuana and lung cancer show prejudice. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 24, 2012

By The Fix staff

Middle schools drug-test sports teams, opponents of legal pot focus on risk to teens, and Lindsay Lohan "will sue" cook who claims she was drunk driving. MORE  

Teen Pot Smoking May Cause Long-Term Anxiety

By Valerie Tejeda

An Australian study shows that teens who smoke pot are twice as likely to develop anxiety in adulthood. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 17, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Mexican drug murders drop 15-20%, marijuana fields linked to rare wildlife deaths, and Duran Duran's John Taylor talks sex and drugs. MORE  

Is Marijuana the Next Big Obesity Cure?

By Valerie Tejeda

Pot is found to reduce appetite and boost metabolism in mice, raising hopes for its potential as a treatment. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 4, 2012

By The Fix staff

Battle over Californian cigarette tax intensifies, cartels suspected in five Arizona murders, and Jacksonville Jaguar arrested for DUI at triple the limit. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 31, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Today is World No Tobacco Day, marijuana compound could treat schizophrenia, and Amanda Bynes denies hit-and-run DUI. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 26, 2012

By May Wilkerson

France approves "anti-alcoholism" drug, 3 in 5 Americans misuse prescription pills, and circus elephants test positive for opiates. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 15, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Florida claims victory over pill mills, new anti-smoking campaign profiles tobacco victims, and hula hooping your way through withdrawals. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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Global Drug Survey Shows Alcohol Is Most Commonly Used Drug In The World

Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

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

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