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Head Shop Owner Gets 17½ Years for Selling Synthetic Drugs

By Desiree Bowie

Jim Carlson's long prison sentence will serve as a testing ground for future synthetic drug prosecutions. MORE  

Minnesota Teen Pleads Guilty To Murder In Overdose Death

By McCarton Ackerman

A total of five teens were charged with third-degree murder in the death of Tara Fitzgerald from synthetic drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk driver that hit The Rock's mom charged with DUI, large amount of cocaine missing from French police HQ, and drunk police dog handler arrested for abuse. MORE  

Minnesota Launches Synthetic Drug Awareness Website

By McCarton Ackerman

KnowTheDangers.com is designed to educate the public about the harms synthetic drugs can cause. MORE  

Mexican Drug Cartel Allegedly Had Stash House In Minnesota

By McCarton Ackerman

Four men have been charged with operating the spot for an unnamed cartel. One has pleaded guilty, while another remains at large. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 29, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Scott Disick swears off booze for Kourtney Kardashian, dozens arrested for drunk incidents at Keith Urban concert, and Chicago alderman arrested for DUI. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Gerard Depardieu wants to make eco-friendly vodka, two men rob liquor stores with their pants, and couple comes home to find moaning meth addict under their bed. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

President Obama makes crack cocaine joke, quarterback Kevin Kolb arrested for boating under the influence, and Washington faces possible weed shortage. MORE  

Recent Deaths Can’t Deter Minnesota's Synthetic Drug Boom

By Paul Gaita

Despite three overdose deaths in six months and a widespread ban of synthetic drugs, Minnesotans continue using the drugs unabated. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 30, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Basketball Wives star arrested for DUI, Baltimore Ravens players booted from club for being too drunk, and man arrested for weed wearing caveman outfit. MORE  

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Meth Lab Trio Throw Toilet, Sink At Imagined Attackers

Police had to calm the three down and ensure their "attackers" were gone.

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Colorado’s Legal Weed Shows Up In Over 40 States

The rapid spread of Colorado weed to other states has created a new black market that has caused headaches for law enforcement.

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Former Playboy Model Sentenced To Jail For Drug Smuggling

Brandi Brandt, who was once married to Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx, was sentenced to prison for six years.

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New Nail Polish Could Detect Date Rape Drugs

The brainchild of four male undergrads, Undercover Colors aims to empower women to protect themselves from horrendous crimes.

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Soldier Who Blamed Chantix for Murder Gets New Trial

Defendant George MacDonald may have been suffering some side effects of Chantix, which include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and hallucinations.

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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, 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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