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Heroin Sales Soar as Illegal Marijuana Output Falls

By Desiree Bowie

With marijuana becoming legal in many states, traffickers have been shifting their business model towards heroin. MORE  

Drug Tunnels With Railways Found At U.S.- Mexico Border

By McCarton Ackerman

A 73-year-old woman was arrested in connection with an elaborate series of tunnels running from Tijuana to San Diego. MORE  

Pot Smuggling in Rio Grande Valley Thwarts Feds

By Paul Gaita

Despite a noticeable drop in seizures, the picturesque valley remains a hotbed for drug smuggling activity. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Ford crack video details emerge, legal weed gets its own bitcoin, Xavier coach Chris Mack talks about surviving drunk driving crash, and Oklahoma can't find execution drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 6, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Lamar Odom's drug dealers may have robbed Khloe Kardashian, third graders caught smoking pot in school, D.C. decriminalizes weed, and Oregon couple tries burning down pizza place with hootch. MORE  

U.S. Seeks Extradition Of Mexican Drug Kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman

By McCarton Ackerman

Federal prosecutors want their shot at trying the former head of the Sinaloa cartel, even though his arrest is largely seen as symbolic and won't halt the flow of drugs into the United States. MORE  

Mexican President Convinced Drug War Violence Has Been 'Contained'

By McCarton Ackerman

President Enrique Peña Nieto pointed to an overall improvement in murder and robbery rates, while at the same time acknowledging problems have grown in certain regions of the country. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Russell Brand talks Philip Seymour Hoffman, Silk Road 2.0 hacked for millions, drunk driver plows through two houses, and man punches friend to stop him from driving drunk. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Olympic fans want booze at Sochi, Italy overturns dumb pot law, racing horses test positive for Viagra, and Indiana court says being drunk and annoying a-okay. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Ke$ha's mom talks about eating disorder, Lil Za says he was busted because he's black, New Hampshire moves toward legal pot, and drug dealers call cops for stolen weed. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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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 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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