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Japan Tightens Restrictions on “Loophole Drugs”

By Paul Gaita

Despite having some of the strictest drug laws in the world, Japan has seen a rise in the use of synthetic drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

John Daly admits losing $90 million to casinos, Roy Hargrove sentenced for cocaine possession, and U.K. recognizes drugs as part of its economy. MORE  

International Geographic

By Chad Lance

Wherever you go, you take yourself with you. Try moving from New York to rural Japan. For three years. With your wife and son. Then live to tell the tale. MORE  

New Drug for Alcohol Dependence Approved for Sale in Japan

By Allison McCabe

Doctors hope that Regtect will help combat Japan's largely untreated alcoholism problem. MORE  

Japan Plans Internet Fasting Camps for Web-Addicted Youths

By Bryan Le

Teens can talk and play sports at the camps—but smartphones are strictly prohibited. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 26, 2013

By Victoria Kim

FDA starts regulating cigarettes, medical marijuana industry now dominated by the rich, and John Stamos advises Jodie Sweetin to stay sober during her separation. MORE  

Booze and Buddhism Meet in a Tokyo Bar

By McCarton Ackerman

A monastery and a drinking establishment become one at Japan's "Vowz Bar." MORE  

What Are the World's Favorite Porn Searches?

By Bryan Le

With addiction to online pornography increasing, a new site breaks down what users in different regions are seeking. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 17, 2013

By The Fix staff

Japanese gambling addiction fuels multibillion dollar industry, energy drinks are blamed for 20,000 hospital visits, and a Russian drunk drives a tank into a house. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 11, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drug co. launches meth-resistant nasal decongestants, young binge eaters are more likely to use drugs, and Blues Brothers' on-set cocaine use is revealed. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: July 31, 2014

Drunk Kate Moss gets onto flight without a ticket, patient sues plastic surgeon over cocaine nose, and Kentucky Fried Chicken offers free LSD.

7:00am
15 Australians Die From Alcohol Every Day, Report Says

A stunning increase in the numbers of Aussies injured by alcohol has prompted calls for tough warning labels.

7/30/14 7:30pm
Riker's Island Officers Arraigned for Smuggling Drugs Into Prison

An undercover sting operation in June busted two officers and one former officer smuggling prescription pills into Rikers Island prison.

7/30/14 5:30pm
Drew Barrymore's Half-Sister Found Dead of Apparent Overdose

Jessica Barrymore was parked on the street in her car surrounded by drugs, according to police.

7/30/14 3:30pm
Zac Efron Talks Addiction With...Bear Grylls?

The Neighbors actor spoke with the reality TV survivalist about addiction while eating worms in the Caskill mountains.

7/30/14 1:30pm

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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.

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.

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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. 

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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