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Massachusetts

Judge Says MA Governor "Out Of Line" For Banning Zohydro

By McCarton Ackerman

The governor took unilateral action in banning the powerful opioid painkiller in response to what has been deemed a severe public health emergency. MORE  

Massachusetts Facing Epidemic of Drug-Addicted Newborns

By McCarton Ackerman

Due to the overall rise of opiate use, Massachusetts has seen a stark rise in the number of babies born addicted to drugs. And without federal help, hospitals are left to their own devices. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kate Major arrested for DUI, Denver pot jobs fair sees high demand, cocaine found in child's lunchbox, and man arrested twice for DUI in same night. MORE  

Overdose Deaths Hit Triple Figures in Massachusetts

By Shawn Dwyer

State police reported that 185 people died from heroin overdoses in the last four months – and that's excluding the state’s three largest cities. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 4, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Ford parties in Vancouver, drinking while pregnant to become illegal, medical pot coming soon to New York, and FAA says no to drone beer deliveries. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 3, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Roger Goodell not ready for medical pot, Dennis Rodman admits to being drunk, Scientific American wants LSD research, and Justin Bieber's plane searched for drugs. MORE  

Massachusetts Advocates Make the Push for Legalizing Pot

By Shawn Dwyer

Bolstered by Colorado and Washington, pro-marijuana reformers are eying The Bay State in 2016. MORE  

Massachusetts Police Making Pot Arrests Low Priority

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite arrests trending downward, statistics show that African-Americans are more likely to be hauled in for possession than whites. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 3, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Joe Jonas smoked marijuana with Miley Cyrus, British mom kicks her Pepsi habit, Russia raises the price of vodka, and bags of pot fall from the sky. MORE  

Woman Fakes Own Kidnapping to Avoid DUI Charge

By Mei Schultz

A Massachusetts woman locks herself in her own trunk and lies to police. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels

According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.

4/16/14 7:30pm
Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

4/16/14 5:30pm
Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

4/16/14 3:30pm
Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

4/16/14 1:00pm
Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

4/16/14 10:30am

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 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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