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Mexico Drug War

US Servicemen Caught in Cartel Murder-for-Hire Sting

By May Wilkerson

Undercover bust ends in arrests and death for men seeking work as hired guns for the Los Zetas drug gang. MORE  

Drug Lord Escapes. But Does it Matter?

By Bryan Le

As "El Chapo" Guzman evades capture again, a top US General says Mexico's "decapitation strategy" does nothing to cut drug violence. MORE  

Drug War Is No Failure, Insists Janet Napolitano

By Bryan Le

The US Secretary of Homeland Security tries to dissuade Latin American leaders from pursuing drug decriminalization. MORE  

Despite Drug War, Mexico Sets Tourism Record

By McCarton Ackerman

50,000 drug war killings failed to scare away 22.7 million visitors last year. MORE  

Mexican Army's Meth Seizure is Biggest Ever

By Valerie Tejeda

This week's haul is so massive that it's expected to have a major impact on the US meth market. MORE  

Tijuana Drug King Rapped for Racketeering

By Valerie Tejeda

The former boss of the Tijuana cartel pleads guilty in a US federal court. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Zeta and Sinaloa Cartels Now Dominate Mexico Drug War, Actor and Addict Jeff Conaway's Death Ruled Accidental, and Broadway Drama Turned Samuel L. Jackson to Crack. MORE  

Mexico's Beleaguered President Backs Legalized Pot

By Jed Bickman

Desperate to end his country's bloody drug violence, Mexican President Felipe Calderon urges the US to stem its war on drugs. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Florida Finally Closes Crooked Pill Mills, L.A. College Professor Allegedly Led Meth-Dealing Biker Gang, and Boxer Oscar De La Hoya Blames Notorious Drag Photos on Drugs. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Why Alcohol Riots Plague Pro Sports, How Nicotine Addiction Gave Birth to Modern Medicine, and Why Harvard Scientists are Making LSD (Again). MORE  

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Coachella Founder Once Ran Pot Smuggling Operation

Thirty years ago, Gary Tovar smuggled marijuana into the U.S. while helping to spur the homegrown industry.

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Edie Falco Talks 'Nurse Jackie' and Sobriety

As the sixth season of the show is underway, star Edie Falco talks about her pill-popping character's relapse as well as her own 20 years of sobriety.

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North Korean Drug Trafficking Causing Addiction Epidemic

While North Korea's hand in drug smuggling is hardly news, a new report shows just how widespread addiction is in the isolated communist nation.

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North Dakota Oil Boom Triggering Spike In Drug Trade

The flow of oil has triggered a flood of meth and heroin, with the feds seeing triple the number of prosecutions for drugs in recent years.

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Morning Roundup: April 17, 2014

Rob Kardashian denies drug abuse, man huffing paint punches pitbull, bus driver arrested for driving drunk teens, and middle school kid wears 'I [Heart] Weed shirt.

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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."

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

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