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Kenya Building First Athlete Drug Testing Center

By McCarton Ackerman

With a growing number of positive tests for performance-enhancing drugs, Kenya looks to curb accusations of pervasive doping among its athletes. MORE  

1,000 Kenyan Kids Arrested for Underage Drinking

By McCarton Ackerman

Cops pull masses of unattended schoolchildren from bars during a teacher's strike in Nairobi. MORE  

Christians and Muslims Unite to Fight Drug Abuse in Kenya

By Chrisanne Grise

With the government turning a blind eye to a growing "national disaster," religious groups put aside their differences to help. MORE  

Pot Farmers Use Profits to Support Kenyan Village

By Bryan Le

A UK couple donated $600,000 in grow money towards medical care and children's education. MORE  

Africa's Binge Drinkers Tempt Big Alcohol

By Chrisanne Grise

Binge drinking adds to violence, birth defects and HIV. But Western companies have their eye on a thriving market. MORE  

The Netherlands Bans Khat

By McCarton Ackerman

The chewy East African leaf with stimulant properties has a long history. But the Dutch are changing their image. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 5, 2012

By Luke Walker

Disney's Demi Lovato admits drugs numbed her pain, Ron Paul says drug war is bigger flop than prohibition, and OxyContin devastates Northern Canada. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Farc Names Cocaine Kingpin as New Commander, Psych-Drug Rise Fueled by Antipsychotics and ADD Meds, and Jesse James' Pals Urge Sex Addict Counseling After He Cheats on Fiancee With 19 Women. MORE  

UN: East Africa Becoming World's Heroin Hub

By Will Godfrey

Traffickers move more heroin through Africa, leaving the continent to count the cost. MORE  

The Quick Fix
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.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

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.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
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.

4/18/14 3:30pm
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.

4/18/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
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.

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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