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Medical Marijuana Is Deemed Kosher

By May Wilkerson

An Israeli Orthodox Rabbi declares MMJ okay under Jewish law, but smoking it for fun is forbidden. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 10, 2013

By Bryan Le

Los Zetas drug cartel throws childrens' parties, China pledges to step up drug war efforts, and NY cops make accidental tomato crop bust. MORE  

Cigarettes Deemed Kosher for Passover

By Ben Feuerherd

Rabbis approve certain brands of cigarettes for smoking during the holy week. MORE  

Jewish Group Rescues Drunk Girls From Abuse

By Ben Feuerherd

During this weekend's Purim festival in Israel, volunteers will swoop in and drive "at risk" girls to safety. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 18, 2013

By The Fix staff

Israel fights eating disorders, a new medicine could "sober you up in seconds," and country singer Mindy McCready found dead at 37. MORE  

Sober Birthright for Recovering Jewish Addicts

By McCarton Ackerman

A NYC-based non-profit sponsors sober heritage trips to Israel for young Jews in recovery. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 2, 2013

By The Fix staff

Israel provides new marijuana insights, Russia bans street sales of beer, and Coloradans ring in 2013 at new official pot clubs. MORE  

Israel Trains Mice to Sniff Out Drugs

By May Wilkerson

The rodents' tiny size and powerful nostrils could make them traffickers' worst nightmare. MORE  

Iran VP Blames Drug Trade On "Zionists"

By McCarton Ackerman

Mohammad-Reza Rahimi makes anti-semitic claims at an international drug conference. MORE  

Scientists Breed Sober Weed

By May Wilkerson

Israel has developed a strand of marijuana with all the medical benefits—minus the high. 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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

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.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

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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