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Bracing for World Cup, Brazil Arrests Major Cocaine Supplier

By John Lavitt

Brazilian authorities have gone above and beyond in their attempts to sanitize the drug and crime-infested favelas surrounding the World Cup site. MORE  

Pot-Dealing Suburban Mom Free on $500,000 Bail

By McCarton Ackerman

Random acquaintances bail out Andrea Sanderlin, who ran a massive marijuana ring. MORE  

Whitey Bulger Admits to Making Millions from Drug Trafficking

By McCarton Ackerman

His trial will determine whether the famed Boston mobster was a "hands-on killer" or merely a cocaine kingpin. MORE  

Feds Bust Posh NY Mom Who Ran Huge Pot Business

By McCarton Ackerman

A Scarsdale mom was behind a major grow operation in Queens. MORE  

Cocaine Cowboys Hitman Wants Out of Jail

By McCarton Ackerman

The '80s gangster who blew the whistle on Griselda Blanco wants his life sentence reduced. MORE  

NY Doc Busted in $10-Million Oxy Drug Ring

By McCarton Ackerman

Dr. Hector Castro is charged as head of a massive multi-state prescription drug ring. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 6, 2013

By Bryan Le

Russia fears troops will riot over smoking ban, heroin and crack use at record low in the UK, and a booze cruise theft is busted. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 16, 2012

By The Fix staff

Alcohol exacerbates the obesity epidemic, five-hour energy drinks blamed for 13 deaths, and Bon Jovi's daughter recovers from heroin OD. MORE  

Teen Kingpin Busted in Ohio

By McCarton Ackerman

The 17-year-old student was running a multi-million dollar marijuana ring out of his bedroom. MORE  

Mexico's Drug Queen Extradited to the US

By May Wilkerson

The nation's highest-profile female trafficker will face cocaine charges north of the border. MORE  

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Teens Who Smoke Pot Daily Could Have More Problems Later in Life

A recent study has claimed that the more frequent the use, the more adversely affected users can become.

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Hostel Owner Accused of Drugging and Assaulting Lodgers

Michael Harris stands accused of sexually assaulting male travelers from Germany, England, and the United States.

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Addicted to Your Phone? There's (Another) App for That

Checky is designed to keep users constantly aware of how often and even why they're always checking their phones.

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Study Says Pot Smokers Use To Cope With Negative Emotions

Researchers found that using marijuana to cope with traumatic events could lead to increased dependence.

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U.S. Justice Department Says Molly Use Has Declined

Despite wreaking havoc at concerts across the country, fewer people have reported taking the drug.

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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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