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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  

New England Governors Unite To Battle Heroin Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Five of six New England governors—all Democrats—attended the summit. Absent was Republican Gov. Paul LePage of Maine. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jared Leto's brother arrested for DUI, Rick Perry compares alcoholism to homosexuality, and man arrested for trying to throw drug-filled football into prison. MORE  

DEA Pressures MA Doctors to Cut Ties With Medical Pot Companies

By Paul Gaita

Could this potentially be part of Michele Leonhart's ongoing efforts to stop legalization? MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Tobacco Plants Are Key in Containing Ebola Outbreak

A new, experimental plant-based treatment has saved the lives of five infected patients, including two Americans.

8/19/14 7:30pm
Al Olson Leaves NBC News for Marijuana News

The veteran reporter is leaving to head Marijuana.com as the site's managing editor and revealed his lifelong love for marijuana along the way.

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National Marijuana Arrests Have Tripled Since 1991

This despite the growing acceptance of marijuana at the state and even federal level.

8/19/14 3:30pm
Methtacular! Set to Launch New Season of About Face Theatre

Steven Stafford's darkly comic look at meth addiction will be in Chicago this month.

8/19/14 1:00pm
Grimes Slams 'Asshole' Follower for Drug Quote on Wikipedia

Despite being open about her drug use in the past, Grimes now wants to have that part of her life deleted from her narrative.

8/19/14 10:30am

Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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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