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EMS Releases Frantic Demi Moore 911 Call

By Will Godfrey

The panicked woman who called 911 after Demi Moor's seizure said the star had smoked a substance that was "not marijuana" but "similar to incense." MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 11, 2012

By Luke Walker

U.S. Helped Colombian Drug Lord Launder Millions; Tampa cops investigate ongoing sale of synthetic drugs, and Justin Bieber talks sex and drugs. MORE  

Despite Ban, Synthetic Drugs Are Still Sold Legally

By Luke Walker

Synthetic drug manufacturers stay one step ahead of legislation by developing new chemical variants. MORE  

Troops Get High on "Spice"

By Luke Walker

Synthetic pot—easy to find and hard to detect—is a growing problem for the US military. MORE  

Teens' Taste for Synthetic Drugs Grows

By Ariel Nagi

"K2" and "Spice" are increasingly popular, while high school marijuana use hits a 30-year high. MORE  

House Bans "Bath Salts" and K2

By Luke Walker

Congress passes a sweeping law banning a range of controversial synthetic drugs. MORE  

How Big Pharma Profits From Obama's Reefer Madness

By Dirk Hanson

Defending the Feds' crack-down on legal medical marijuana dealers, the DEA has pronounced that pot is an "ineffective" treatment for pain. But over at the FDA, a prescription painkiller made from cannabis is sailing toward approval. MORE  

Video: Mall-Bought Marijuana Causes Teen's Twisted Death

By Dirk Hanson

After inhaling a mall-bought batch of  “Iaroma"—a synthetic pot substitute sold as incense—a 19-year-old Chicago boy dies after taking a 100 mph joyride into a neighbor's house. MORE  

Never Heard of Kratom? Trust Us, You Will.

By Dirk Hanson

A plant from Thailand with opiate-like properties is the latest "designer drug" speeding its way through America. MORE  

New Synthetic Marijuana Arrives to Replace Spice, K2

By Dirk Hanson

Designers are already busy with the second generation of cannabis-like drugs. MORE  

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Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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

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

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