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GOP Candidate Walks Back Proposal to Drug Test Officials

By McCarton Ackerman

The Republican Party's candidate for governor in California later claimed that he was kidding about the proposal after being roundly criticized. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Ray Rice blames elevator assault on hard liquor, drunk man arrested for breaking into home to cook corn, and cocaine-laced Coors Light is a hoax. MORE  

Howard Dean and the Politics of Recovery

By Jay Levin

What would it look like if American public policy was aimed at dramatically reducing substance abuse and revolutionizing treatment? An innovative former presidential candidate tells The Fix how the new game would be played. MORE  

Mexican Official's Drunken Brag Fuels Corruption Allegations

By Victoria Kim

An ex-governor of one of Mexico's poorest states drunkenly claimed to own 400 pairs of shoes. MORE  

Vermont Enacts Good Samaritan Law

By Tessie Castillo

Today VT becomes the 13th state to protect victims and witnesses of a drug overdose from prosecution. MORE  

Chris Christie Iffy About Medical Pot for Minors

By Victoria Kim

MMJ is now legal in New Jersey, including for minors, but Gov. Christie says it's a "slippery slope." MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 9, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Governor Mark Dayton denies Rx-drug addiction, a storm brews over a Mexican drug-war memorial, and opposites attract with Kristen Bell and her sober fiancé. MORE  

Governors Unite to Fight Rx Drug Abuse

By McCarton Ackerman

The National Governors Association creates a program to tackle prescription drug problems state by state. MORE  

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How Smoking Pot May Alleviate PTSD Symptoms

New research adds further urgency to the movement for government-sanctioned medical cannabis.

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Study Describes E-Cigarettes as Gateway To Illegal Drugs

A pair of scientists claimed in the New England Journal of Medicine that electronic cigarettes can alter brain chemistry like cocaine.

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Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI

This is the second time the Olympic star has been busted for driving under the influence.

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America Consumes 80% of the World's Prescription Painkillers

Though ranking 24th in literacy and dead last among developed nations in healthcare, the U.S. is number one when it comes to taking prescription drugs.

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Student Athletes In Oregon Demand School Drug Testing

In a surprising turn, students in one Oregon school district actually want to get tested for drugs.

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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.

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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