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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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Study: Teen Pot Smokers May End Up on Disability as Adults

An extensive study conducted by Swedish researchers found that male pot smokers are more likely to require disability pensions when they're older.

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Iran Opens First State-Run Rehab For Alcoholism

Despite doling out the death penalty for just drinking alcohol, Iran has now made combating alcoholism a top priority.

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Australia's Top Junior Tennis Player Banned For Ecstasy Use

Bradley Mousley won't be allowed to compete again until next year.

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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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