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Recovering Addict Robbie Williams Still Smoking Pot

By McCarton Ackerman

After confirming he'd do drugs with his daughter and expressing regrets over getting sober too young, singer Robbie Williams now says he still partakes. MORE  

Texas Band Seeks Functioning Alcoholic

By Hunter R. Slaton

The ability to remain upright for up to two hours at a stretch trumps musicianship in this search for a new bassist. MORE  

Recovering Teen Wins Grammy Trip for Anti-Drug Song

By Valerie Tejeda

One 16-year-old songwriter at a Phoenix House facility won the chance to walk with the stars for a day. MORE  

Robbie Williams Launches Online Poker Site

By McCarton Ackerman

The British pop singer controversially invites his young fans to try their hand at online gambling. MORE  

Drunken Randy Travis Arrested Outside Church

By Bryan Le

The slurring country star blames Super Bowl fever for his intoxication. MORE  

Rapper DMX Didn’t Smuggle Drugs Into Prison

By Ariel Nagi

But he did fail a drug test, and will get an extra week in prison to think about it. MORE  

Buju Banton Jailed 10 Years for Cocaine Trafficking

By Dirk Hanson

Reggae star gets minimum sentence allowable under Florida law. MORE  

Duncan Sheik Postpones Tour Due to Alcohol Rehab

By Kirwan Gray

The announcement of alcohol problems came as a surprise after a round of upbeat press interviews. MORE  

Rap Icon Gil Scott-Heron Dies

By Dirk Hanson

Credited with inspiring early hip-hoppers like Public Enemy, he also struggled with crack addiction for most of his life. MORE  

Troubled Genius: Brian Wilson Talks About Drugs

By Dirk Hanson

Wilson’s drug-fueled descent into mental illness is the stuff of legend, and when he goes live for an interview, anything can happen. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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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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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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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