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The Prohibition Party's Low Bottom

By Jeff Winkler

Concerned about intoxicant issues, and heading to the polls today? You’re out of luck. The presidential candidate for the Prohibition Party is a gay-baiting preacher who doesn’t put a great face on the latter-day temperance movement. MORE  

Pro-Pot Campaigns Recruit the Right

By Tony O'Neill

Marijuana activists appeal to individualism and states' rights to win over prominent Republicans. MORE  

Will Gary Johnson's Pot Policy Hurt Romney?

By Chrisanne Grise

The Libertarian candidate's Republican former colleagues worry that his pro-legalization stance will cost them votes. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 28, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

San Francisco's new archbishop is arrested for DUI, teen pot use is linked to a drop in IQ, and Colin Farrell talks sobriety. MORE  

Gary Johnson Switches to Libertarian Party for 2012 Run

By Luke Walker

The frustrated former New Mexico Governor wants to stay part of the political conversation. MORE  

The GOP's Most Radical Candidate Visits The Fix

By Will Godfrey

Former Governor Gary Johnson knows his views on legalizing drugs are out of step with 99% of American politicians. He stops by and tells us why that's a good thing. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

Cameron Douglas Smuggles Heroin and Coke into Jail, GOP Candidate Would Give Full Pardons to Pot Offenders, and Why Baseball's Hooked on Chewing Tobacco. MORE  

Marginalized by Media, Gary Johnson Goes Rogue—and Pagan

By Jed Bickman

The GOP candidate, who boasts progressive drug-reform positions and a sense of humor, makes news by courting the Occult vote. MORE  

Drug Maverick Comes Out Swinging at GOP Prez Debate

By Maer Roshan

The once-shunned GOP presidential candidate made a splash at his first debate last night, but not for his progressive positions on drug-reform. MORE  

GOP Candidate Johnson: End Drug War, Cut Military Spend

By Will Godfrey

Gary Johnson tells The Fix that both violence and stretched budgets will be reduced by his policy of legalizing marijuana. MORE  

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Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment.

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Proposed British Alcohol Tax To Help Fund Treatment Programs

The Centre for Social Justice has proposed a two-pence tax on alcohol in order to pay for addiction treatment.

9/19/14 5:30pm
Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks Millions for Addiction Treatment

Even if passed, the $80 million legislation is almost assured to be doomed by the Republican-led House.

9/19/14 3:30pm
South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

Clayton Alfred White declared himself to be a professional drug counselor despite having no license or even training.

9/19/14 1:00pm
Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

Jeffrey Jackson has been accused of putting recovering addicts at risk by housing them in rooms deemed unfit for human dwelling.

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Sober Living
Normies React to the 12 Steps

"I think admitting to having a problem in general is the right first step, but to admit powerlessness is unhealthy. .. I think admitting powerlessness is more harmful because it doesn't help. Admitting that you want and need help is more useful after admittance."

The Rehab Review
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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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