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Morning Roundup: Oct. 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Michael Phelps 'deeply sorry' for DUI arrest, man on drugs drowns dog with a bowling ball, and smuggler busted at airport with cocaine in shoes. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Retail weed in Colorado tops medical pot in sales, man arrested for selling crushed Pop-Tarts as cocaine, and man charged with hiding drugs in DARE lion. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 26, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Massachusetts officer charged with DUI fatality, New York college student finds cocaine in luggage after flight, and drunk bride orders Taco Bell. MORE  

Smell of Weed No Longer Probable Cause For Cops In Massachusetts

By John Lavitt

The supreme court in the Bay State ruled in two separate cases that smell alone does not justify a warrantless search. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk guy poses as TSA agent and pats down two women, defense attorney admits laundering drug money, and pro-marijuana banking bill passes Republican house. MORE  

DEA Official Blames Fentanyl-Heroin Mixture from Mexico for Recent Fatal Overdoses

By Victoria Kim

The fentanyl-laced dope plaguing the northeastern United States is being made south of the border, according to officials. MORE  

Massachusetts ACLU Sues To Keep Addicted Women Out of Prison

By McCarton Ackerman

The Bay State is the only one in the union that incarcerates addicts who have not been convicted of any crime. MORE  

Massachusetts Hospital To Begin Mandatory Drug Screening For Patients

By McCarton Ackerman

The drug epidemic in the Bay State has led to some drastic and controversial responses. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Gerard Depardieu bails on film festival to drink beer, Amanda Bynes bong throwing case dismissed, and underage Disney Star Bill Unger arrested for DUI. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 30, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Shia LaBeouf drunk the day before arrest, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez allegedly caught doing coke, and Cuba Gooding, Jr. drunk during NHL Awards. MORE  

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Suboxone seemed like a get-out-of-jail-free card, the answer to my opiate addiction. Instead, I had a new ten-year addiction, complete with thinning hair and lost motivation.

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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.

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.

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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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