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41% of Mexicans Believe Zetas Founder Lives On

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexico's government scrambles to disprove conspiracy theories about a cartel boss they say was killed. MORE  

Mexican Indians Take Up Arms Against the Cartels

By McCarton Ackerman

A besieged Indian community resorts to pistols, rifles and barricades. MORE  

Mexico "Allows Torture of Drug Suspects"

By McCarton Ackerman

Amnesty International reports a dramatic increase in abuse and torture by Mexican authorities fighting the drug war. MORE  

Zetas Founder Killed, Corpse Stolen

By Chrisanne Grise

After cartel leader Heriberto "El Lazca" Lazcano was killed in a shoot-out last night, an armed gang has stolen his body. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 4, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Repeal of LA's pot shop bans shows activists' clout, black mamba venom is "better than morphine," and Breaking Bad's Walter White becomes an action figure. MORE  

Escobar Jr. Cashes in With Druglord Tees

By May Wilkerson

The son of dead cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar is making a mint in Mexico with a line of T-shirts bearing his father's face. MORE  

Reporting the Mexican Drug War—There's an App for That

By McCarton Ackerman

A new grassroots iPhone app allows Mexican citizens to report crimes and corruption via Twitter. MORE  

Mexico Captures Zetas Boss "El Talibán"

By Bryan Le

Will the arrest of the cartel's infamous leader help diminish Zetas-driven violence south of the border? MORE  

Vice's Mexican Mormon War Doc Debuts Online

By Hunter R. Slaton

The seven-part series examines the fight between Mexican drug gangs and relatives of presidential candidate Mitt Romney. MORE  

132 Mexican Prisoners Escape Through Tunnel

By Chrisanne Grise

Drug traffickers once again demonstrate their expertise at building tunnels—and, most likely, at corrupting federal employees. MORE  

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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Global Drug Survey Shows Alcohol Is Most Commonly Used Drug In The World

Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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Morning Roundup: April 16, 2014

Lindsay Lohan drinks at Coachella, drunk Russian struggles with fence, New Jersey voters more relaxed with weed, and Barbra Steisand not happy with pot comments.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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