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Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk

By John Lavitt

Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer. MORE  

$35 Million Awarded to Family of Boston Tobacco Victim

By McCarton Ackerman

The landmark ruling in a wrongful death suit could pave the way for future smoking lawsuits. MORE  

China's Smoking Cessation Clinics Are a Flop

By Victoria Kim

Smoking cessation programs fail to take off in the nation where 300 million people smoke. MORE  

Heavy Pot Smoking Not Linked to Cancer

By Valerie Tejeda

Habitual pot smokers are at no greater risk for lung cancer than light tokers, a study finds. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 9, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Cigarettes are a "gateway drug," mood disorders linked to internet addiction, and former Fox News anchor discusses her "dark" struggle with alcoholism. MORE  

Can a Marijuana Pill Cure Your Pain?

By Bryan Le

THC in pill form reduces pain for a longer time than smoking the drug, a new study finds. MORE  

The Seven "Most Exciting" Drugs of 2012

By McCarton Ackerman

Forbes magazine makes some interesting picks in a list of Rx drugs approved by the FDA last year. MORE  

Why Was a Pot-Doesn't-Cause-Cancer Study Ignored?

By Tony O'Neill

Media reactions to research on marijuana and lung cancer show prejudice. MORE  

Cannabis Cancer Risks Way Underestimated

By Bryan Le

One joint is actually as carcinogenic as 20 cigarettes, claims the British Lung Foundation. MORE  

Donated Smokers' Lungs Are Better Than None

By Bryan Le

Those who need a lung transplant benefit most of all from a smoke-free pair. But smokers' organs can still help. MORE  

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Buddhist Approach to Recovery Offers 12-Step Alternative

Author Noah Levine presents an alternative recovery method for the non-Christian set.

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Golfer Dustin Johnson Tested Positive For Cocaine

This week, Johnson pulled out of competition and suddenly announced a leave of absence. Now we know why.

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Pregnancy Criminalization Laws Shed Light on Struggle of Mothers With Addiction

Reproductive rights, criminal justice advocates, and most medical organizations have slammed Tennessee's draconian law punishing women addicts.

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Failure to Launch: North Carolina Drug Test Program Fizzles

A lack of funding and an overwhelming backlog of applications has stalled the testing program before it could begin.

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Methamphetamine Use on the Rise in India

Loopholes in the law and corruption among officials has led to a staggering increase in meth production and abuse.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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