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Myanmar Losing Its War on Addiction

By Bryan Le

With the government in their pocket, drug dealers and users do their business in the open without fear of reprisal. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 12, 2013

By Mei Schultz

Cigarettes and booze speed up cognitive decline, Russian mafia linked to prescription drug rings in New Jersey, and toddlers' personality traits may predict future alcohol use. MORE  

"Godfather of Heroin" Dies at 80

By McCarton Ackerman

Lo Hsing Han was a former warlord, business tycoon and one of the world's biggest heroin traffickers. MORE  

Morning Roundup March 22, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Drug addiction plagues Myanmar, one in ten people are smartphone addicts, and rapper Too $hort denies meth charges because "his thing is weed." MORE  

China Planned to Kill Drug Lord With Drone

By McCarton Ackerman

The plan highlights the nation's increasing use of unmanned aerial warfare. MORE  

Asia's Rising Meth Problem

By McCarton Ackerman

Crystal meth, often manufactured in Myanmar, is replacing heroin and opium as Asia's biggest drug threat. MORE  

China's Addicts Drive Southeast Asian Opium Boom

By May Wilkerson

Opium production in the region has doubled in six years, despite eradication efforts. MORE  

Opium Eradication Efforts Hurt Myanmar Farmers

By McCarton Ackerman

Farmers who once depended on poppy profits are now struggling to make ends meet. MORE  

Myanmar Declares War on Opium

By McCarton Ackerman

But the government's target of completely eliminating opium by 2014 sounds overambitious. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

The Rehab Review
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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.

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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