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Hurricane Sandy

Far Rockaway Rehab Releases 150 Drug Criminals

By Chrisanne Grise

A red tape fiasco during the hurricane forced a drug treatment center to send its court-mandated addicts free. MORE  

Pot Dealer Donates Profits to Hurricane Relief

By Valerie Tejeda

A Brooklyn dealer taps into a niche market: those looking to get high for a good cause. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 15, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Researchers urge global crackdown on fake drugs, Americans think US is losing the Drug War, and rock band Hinder's new album is inspired by a "dark" drug binge. MORE  

Drunk Woman Tries to Save Ducks From Sandy

By Will Godfrey

Emergency services are forced to rescue a wasted would-be duck savior from a creek at the height of the storm. MORE  

Hurricane Prohibition Ends in Pennsylvania

By May Wilkerson

The liquor board shut all the state's booze stores for two days, leaving Sandy-stricken residents high and dry. MORE  

Staying Sober Through Hurricane Sandy

By May Wilkerson

Many people in recovery face a dual challenge to stay "dry" during the storm. MORE  

Hurricane Sandy Causes Beer Surge

By Chrisanne Grise

Many people plan on boozing their way through the monster storm—and beer could even become a form of currency. MORE  

Junkies in the Hurricane

By Eliza Player

As Hurricane Sandy menaces the eastern seaboard, addicts will have their own concerns. An ex-heroin user recalls the 13 dark days she stayed on in New Orleans after Katrina hit. MORE  

The Quick Fix
California Moves To Clean Up Medical Pot Business

Fifteen years after its initial passage, California's medical marijuana law remains a headache for state politicians.

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Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

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Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

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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Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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