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Ketamine Users Now Face Jail Time In Britain

By McCarton Ackerman

Thanks to a number of overdose deaths every year, Ketamine has now been classified in Britain as a Class B drug. MORE  

Ketamine Use Could Lead To Major Prison Time In U.K.

By McCarton Ackerman

A rash of 20- and 30-somethings being treated for the long-term effects of abusing Special K has led the British government to crack down. MORE  

30-Somethings Overdo It on "Club Drugs"

By Victoria Kim

Patients at London's leading club-drug clinic are older than you might expect. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 24, 2013

By Victoria Kim

"Real life Walter White" busted in Boston, new anti-depressant is related to "Special K" party drug, and sex addiction diagnosis sparks controversy. MORE  

Can Savvy Cups Catch Rape Drugs?

By Sarah Beller

A new product is intended to alert drinkers if they've been slipped a "roofie." MORE  

Ask Maia: The Ibogaine "Cure"

By Maia Szalavitz

Got a question about drugs, addiction or recovery? Need advice for a problem? Just ask our resident expert. MORE  

Celebrity Roundup: August 3, 2012

By Sam Lansky

Pot habit gets Snoop Lion (née Dogg) banned from Norway, Dennis Hopper's son is accused of drugging, raping a teen, and Celeb Rehab's Shifty Shellshock says sorry. MORE  

Does Ketamine Combat Depression?

By McCarton Ackerman

Ketamine—AKA club drug "Special K"—is showing anti-depressant potential in a study at a Houston hospital. MORE  

"Roflcoptr" Hits UK Dance Floors

By McCarton Ackerman

You'd think a designer drug whose name means "Rolling On the Floor Laughing Crapping Our Pants Totally Ruined" would be less popular. MORE  

London Launches First "Club Drug" Clinic

By Will Godfrey

A new facility aims to respond to surging UK use of drugs such as mephedrone. MORE  

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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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