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Morning Roundup: February 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Dennis Rodman vomits all over hotel room, man smokes pot in maternity ward, sexually-charged drunk woman diverts airline and Rob Ford admits lying about drug use. MORE  

Scientists Reveal How The Drug Trade Is Destroying The Rainforest

By John Lavitt

Narco-traffickers are rolling back decades of conservation work by cutting down rainforests and leaving ecological destruction in its wake. MORE  

Tom Sizemore Blames Drug Use For Claiming Bill Clinton Had Affair With Elizabeth Hurley

By McCarton Ackerman

The actor stated that the notorious video of him doing drugs was taken years ago without his permission and showed that his perception 'was not the greatest.' MORE  

Demi Lovato Slams Drug Use After Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

By McCarton Ackerman

Having recently opened up about her own struggles with addiction, Lovato took the opportunity to chastise Hollywood's portrayal of drugs and alcohol. MORE  

For the Rest of Us

By Jodi Sh. Doff

It's always a shock when a celebrated entertainer dies, but one death is no more tragic than any other overdose. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman knew he was going to die, Spain finds a ton of floating cocaine, Colorado raised $1.2 million in weed taxes, and Alaska could legalize pot. MORE  

How to Isolate and Treat Protracted Withdrawal Symptoms

By Jeanene Swanson

Protracted withdrawal syndrome, or PAWS, is the name of the condition that leaves recovering addicts and alcoholics feeling the worse for wear. Here are your options. MORE  

Changes in Hepatitis C Treatment Offer New Hope

By Paul Gaita

New guidelines for treating the disease is welcome relief for millions, but will insurers pay for it? MORE  

Philip Seymour Hoffman, RIP

By Maddy Demberg

Why am I choking back tears when an actor I never knew personally dies of an overdose? MORE  

The High Risk of Relapse Leading to Accidental Overdose

By Kristen McGuiness

Philip Seymour Hoffman's death yesterday was not an isolated incident—death by overdose is an all too frequent result for the relapsing addict. Clean time decreases tolerance while cravings remain the same. MORE  

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