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Morning Roundup: February 27, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk woman begs 911 for sex, man busted cooking meth in Breaking Bad shirt, Florida man thought cocaine 'wasn't illegal,' and marijuana bills move forward in Maryland. MORE  

How to Make Hooch in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Prison brewing involves some simple ingredients, some know-how...and an unwanted pair of pants, inmates explain to The Fix. MORE  

Iron Age Beer in Provence

By Dirk Hanson

Home brew goes way back—but nobody’s sure what it tasted like. MORE  

To Boldly Go Where No Beer Has Gone Before

By Dirk Hanson

Zero-gravity suds: a budding field of academic study. MORE  

Breakfast of Champions

By Jeff Forester

The director of New Zealand’s National Addiction Centre called the new brand an  “irresponsible stunt from a health and addiction perspective.” MORE  

Save The Earth. Lay Off the Sauce.

By Jeff Forester

Lower your alcohol footprint: The green side of going sober. MORE  

Moonshine Makes a Comeback

By Dirk Hanson

And yes, an inordinate number of bootleggers seem to be named Billy.  MORE  

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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.

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

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