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Morning Roundup: March 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Breaking Bad' teacher arrested in UK for building cocaine lab, music teacher busted for trading instruments for heroin, and whiskey war breaks out in Tennessee. MORE  

Myanmar Losing Its War on Addiction

By Bryan Le

With the government in their pocket, drug dealers and users do their business in the open without fear of reprisal. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 18, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Wendy Williams talks about cocaine addiction, Chris Pine pleads guilty to DUI, third SXSW drunk driving victim dies, and new Rob Ford video surfaces. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Seth Rogen names names, drunk Arsenal player Nicklas Bendtner assaults cab, former Berlusconi secretary arrested for cocaine, and parents overdose on heroin at McDonald's. MORE  

Mother Suspected of Heroin Nod Has Daughter Taken Away

By Bryan Le

After a video of a child trying to wake her mother from an alleged heroin-induced stupor went viral, authorities located and removed the child from her mother's home. MORE  

Man Arrested After Toddler Son Brings Heroin To Daycare

By McCarton Ackerman

The New Jersey father loaded his son's jacket with dozens of glassine envelopes of heroin, though authorities were unsure if they were for sale or personal use. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 13, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Ernest Hemingway imagined Marlene Dietrich 'drunk and naked,' Conrad Murray practices medicine again, drunk groom escorted off plane, and drunk man wanders Alabama store with gun. MORE  

U.N. Anti-Drug Official Praises Iran Despite Surge In Executions

By Shawn Dwyer

Despite the refusal of European countries like Britain and Denmark to provide anti-drug funding, Yury Fedotov said that the United Nations' drug office will continue its support. MORE  

Holder Promises Renewed Fight Against Heroin Epidemic

By Bryan Le

The U.S. Attorney General revealed plans to crack down on cartel activity as well as urged first responders to carry naloxone, an overdose-reversing drug. MORE  

New York City Dealers Blending Into Upscale Neighborhoods

By John Lavitt

As the nation's so-called heroin capital, New York is seeing dealers moving to more high-class digs in order to cater to an upper-class clientele. MORE  

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An Audience with Gabor Maté

According to the rock star of addiction theory, every addict had a traumatic childhood whether they realize it or not.

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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.

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For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

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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. 

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This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

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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.

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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?

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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