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Tennessee Sees Rise in Mexican-Made Meth

By Shawn Dwyer

The cheaper, more powerful form of methamphetamine known as ice has found its way deeper into the heartland. MORE  

Former Mexican Governor Charged With Drug Smuggling

By McCarton Ackerman

Tomas Yarrington is also accused of money laundering, racketeering, bank fraud, and working for the drug cartels. MORE  

Video: Drug War Comedy Cuts Truth With Laughter

By May Wilkerson

US filmmaker Greg Berger tells The Fix about raising awareness—and hope—through satirical drug war videos. MORE  

Video: Former Zetas Hitman Tells His Story

By Bryan Le

One of Miguel Treviño's former teen hitmen speaks from prison about his shame and regret. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 22, 2013

By The Fix staff

Female alcoholics relapse for different reasons, smoking and drinking linked in lab rats, and Tennessee man allegedly stole human ashes believing they were cocaine. MORE  

Mexico Captures Los Zetas' Leader

By Chrisanne Grise

Miguel Angel Trevino Morales is locked up. But will his capture only strengthen rival gangs? MORE  

Drug Cartels Murder Mexican Politicians Before Elections

By McCarton Ackerman

At least four candidates and politicians have been killed in the lead up to Sunday's elections. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Drug tests before exams could curb students' ritalin use, investigation reveals copious cocaine use at Wimbeldon tennis tournament, and the Church of England considers "champagne christenings." MORE  

North America Making Massive Amounts of Meth

By McCarton Ackerman

The world's meth supply is skyrocketing, with most of it made in the US and Mexico, says the UN. MORE  

Mexico Relies on Social Media for Drug War News

By Victoria Kim

With mainstream media silenced by fear of drug cartels, sites like Twitter are the only "safe" way to report the violence. MORE  

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Georgia Governor Signs 911 Medical Amnesty Law

Georgia became the 19th state to pass limited prosecution immunity to people calling emergency services to help save someone suffering from an overdose.

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Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

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Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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.

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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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