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Cher's Son Opens Up About Beating Heroin Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Elijah Blue Allman sparked controversy for saying that heroin "saved my life" so close to Philip Seymour Hoffman's death. MORE  

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  

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Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

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Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.

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Willie Nelson's Daughter Busted For Marijuana Possession

Paula Nelson followed her father's footsteps by getting busted with just under two ounces of weed in Texas.

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Morning Roundup: April 23, 2014

Voters fill Cocaine Congressman's seat, drunk father puts daughter in headlock, Florida surgeon general opposes medical pot, and feds say powdered booze an error.

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