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Smoking Style Linked to Risk of Marijuana Dependency

By Victoria Kim

A new study shows that it's not the amount of THC, but how much or how fast pot is smoked that determines one's reliance on weed. MORE  

How Anorexia Alters Depth Perception

By Victoria Kim

The disorder can impact how a sufferer perceives the physical world around them, a Dutch study finds. MORE  

Amsterdam Shockingly Bans Pot in High Schools

By May Wilkerson

Kids in marijuana's Mecca will soon be forced to attend classes without getting stoned. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 21, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

UN official wants the feds to challenge legal pot, drunk patients more likely to survive ER visits, and Steve-O was a "semi-famous drug-addicted male slut." MORE  

Mayor of Maastricht Backtracks on Coffee Shop Rule

By Tony O'Neill

Making cafe customers register for a "weed pass" reportedly boosted street dealing in Maastricht. Will other Dutch cities relent? MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 5, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Romney and Obama criticized for ignoring the War on Drugs, a hotel in Tunisia is attacked for serving alcohol and Lady Gaga cuts back on booze. MORE  

The World's Best Drug Laws

By Tony O'Neill

What are the best and worst countries to live in if you're a drug user? What is a really good set of drug laws, anyway? One man's view: as provocative and contentious as you'd expect. MORE  

Dutch Ban on Pot Tourists Still Imminent

By Chrisanne Grise

But "coffee shop" owners plan to fight back against legislation they say will destroy their livelihoods. MORE  

The Netherlands Bans Khat

By McCarton Ackerman

The chewy East African leaf with stimulant properties has a long history. But the Dutch are changing their image. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Luke Walker

Drug Executions Surge in Iran, Venezuela Hands Suspected Colombian Drug Lord to US, and Man Arrested for DUI in McDonald's Drive-Thru. MORE  

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Riker's Island Officers Arraigned for Smuggling Drugs Into Prison

An undercover sting operation in June busted two officers and one former officer smuggling prescription pills into Riker's Island prison.

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Drew Barrymore's Half-Sister Found Dead of Apparent Overdose

Jessica Barrymore was parked on the street in her car surrounded by drugs, according to police.

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Zac Efron Talks Addiction With...Bear Grylls?

The Neighbors actor spoke with the reality TV survivalist about addiction while eating worms in the Caskill mountains.

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Nationwide Clearinghouse Proposed To Monitor Drug And Alcohol Offenses Of Truckers

Will a nationwide monitoring system to track the drug and alcohol use of truck drivers cause more issues than it proposes to fix?

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FedEx Hires Barry Bonds' Attorney For Drug Distribution Case

Despite Bonds being convicted on obstruction, the delivery giant hopes that his high-profile lawyer can help them avoid hefty fines and prison for employees.

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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