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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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New Jersey Bill Classifies Drug Addiction as Mental Illness

Strongly supported by parents of children lost to overdoses, Bill A3227 will give judges the power to send addicts to treatment.

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Generic Version of Pricey Hep C Drug Available in Developing Countries

The $1,000-a-pill hep c treatment will be approximately $10-a-pill in its generic version, but it won't be available in the U.S.

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White House Celebrates 25 Years of National Recovery Month

Today the Office of National Drug Control Policy will pay tribute to individuals in recovery with a live streaming event at 2pm EST.

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New Statistics Show Prescription Drug Deaths Quadrupled In U.S.

The number of overdoses have skyrocketed in recent years, particularly among older Americans.

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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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