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Morning Roundup: July 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

John Wayne estate sues Duke University over booze label, attorney found snorting coke off toilet seat at Circle K, and man on LSD breaks into home to preach the bible. MORE  

Art Campaign Tries to Educate Teens About the Dangers of Meth

By John Lavitt

Adolescents participating in Hawaii’s ‘Spray Away Meth’ campaign use street art to show how crystal meth has affected their lives and communities. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Blarney Blowout' leads to mass arrests, drunk boat captain abandons snorkelers, Denver hosts pot jobs fair, and Twitter pick of beer-drinking dog results in arrests. MORE  

Hawaii Expected to Legalize Marijuana

By Tony O'Neill

The Aloha State introduces a bill to legalize and regulate recreational weed. MORE  

Bill O'Reilly Blames Addicts for Hawaii's Debt

By Bryan Le

And lax drug enforcement occurs despite Hawaii's large Asian population, who are "hard-working, not liberal," he declares. MORE  

Obama's Pot-Smoking Days Get Animated

By Valerie Tejeda

A Taiwanese production re-imagines the president's days with the "Choom Gang," as told by a new biography. MORE  

Wild Dolphins Guide Addicts Through Rehab

By Bryan Le

One facility in Hawaii treats recovering addicts via unscripted ocean encounters with spinner dolphins. MORE  

Rihanna Snapped Smoking Suspicious Cigarette

By Mike Guy

The well-coiffed songstress then crowed via Twitter of her fondness for "Kush." MORE  

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Boston Globe Editorial Calls for End of Heroin Prohibition

A former New Jersey police officer passionately denounced arresting and imprisoning opiate addicts.

5:30pm
Moderate Drinking Can Sharpen Sense Of Smell

Israeli researchers have found that a few drinks improved an individual's ability to smell, though too many had the adverse effect.

3:30pm
Study Links Medical Marijuana With Reduced Overdose Deaths

Anti-pot advocates are angry that medical marijuana is being presented as a healthier alternative to pills.

1:00pm
Kentucky Inmate Dies From Methadone-Soaked Underwear

Corey McQueary died after another inmate returned to jail with the drug-soaked contraband.

10:30am
DEA Imposes New Rules to Combat Hydrocodone Threat

It's about to become a lot harder to get prescriptions for hydrocodone-based medications thanks to new DEA rules.

8:30am

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Helping My Wife Survive Childhood Sexual Abuse

My wife revealed to me that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather. The process of healing has been difficult, but together we are working towards her recovery.

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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