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Law Enforcement Groups Seek to Stop Sentencing Reform

By Paul Gaita

Despite rare bipartisan support for reducing sentences for drug offenders, a cabal of law enforcement officials are trying to stop Congress from passing common sense laws. MORE  

Law Enforcement Struggling To Fight Back Against Rise of Synthetic Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite hundreds of synthetic drugs flooding the United States, law enforcement agencies are hamstrung by bureaucratic inertia and a lack of legal authority. MORE  

Armed Agents Swarm Student Over Suspected Beer-Buy

By May Wilkerson

Virginia officers draw a gun on a 20-year-old student who had purchased only water, and then arrest her. MORE  

Fake Drug Stings Put 1,000 Behind Bars

By Victoria Kim

The ATF's controversial tactic snags "criminals" before they commit a crime. Has the government gone too far? MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 25, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Patrick Kennedy leads crusade against legal pot, drug cartels' reach extends into US Northwest, and Angelina Jolie bans Brad Pitt's boozy friends from their wedding. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 20, 2013

By Victoria Kim

New Hampshire nears approval of medical marijuana, UK public health minister calls smokers "drug addicts," and suburban NY mom indicted on pot-growing charges. MORE  

Graph: Drugs Get Cheaper as Arrests Rise

By Victoria Kim

Attempts to use mass incarceration to drive up illegal drug prices have spectacularly failed, the numbers show. MORE  

Mexican Army Takes Over Michoacan State

By McCarton Ackerman

The President appoints an army general to take control of the drug cartel-ravaged region. MORE  

"Rachel's Law" Protects Police Informants

By Sarah Beller

Young people arrested for drug offenses are often coerced into becoming informants. The father of an 18-year-old murdered by dealers tells The Fix of his campaign for change. MORE  

NYC Cannabis March Gathers Unlikely Allies

By Hunter R. Slaton

Celebrities and activists in favor of weed legalization turn out in droves. MORE  

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Dangerous Eating Disorder Behaviors Are Not Exclusive to Rail-Thin Teens

The study showed that eating disorders are not diagnosed early enough when specialists focus exclusively on weight.

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Boston Globe Editorial Calls for End of Heroin Prohibition

A former New Jersey police officer passionately denounced arresting and imprisoning opiate addicts.

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Moderate Drinking Can Sharpen Sense Of Smell

Israeli researchers have found that a few drinks improved an individual's ability to smell, though too many had the adverse effect.

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Study Links Medical Marijuana With Reduced Overdose Deaths

Anti-pot advocates are angry that medical marijuana is being presented as a healthier alternative to pills.

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Kentucky Inmate Dies From Methadone-Soaked Underwear

Corey McQueary died after another inmate returned to jail with the drug-soaked contraband.

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Helping My Wife Survive Childhood Sexual Abuse

My wife revealed to me that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather. The process of healing has been difficult, but together we are working towards her recovery.

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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?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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