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Online Recovery Revolution, Kiwi Style

By Mrs. D

Hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people reached out to me. And overwhelmingly the message was "I’m just like you." MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Snooki admits constant boozing during 'Jersey Shore', cat brings home bag of marijuana to owner, and Edward Cocaine sees drug charges dropped. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 18, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Wendy Williams talks about cocaine addiction, Chris Pine pleads guilty to DUI, third SXSW drunk driving victim dies, and new Rob Ford video surfaces. MORE  

Chris Pine Arrested for DUI in New Zealand

By Shawn Dwyer

The ‘Star Trek’ actor apparently did not appear intoxicated upon leaving a Methven club, but was still over New Zealand’s legal limit. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 29, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Justin Bieber allegedly not drunk during arrest, Denver to feature pot events at summer fair, Coast Guard lands massive cocaine haul, and Florida man makes cops wait to smoke weed before arrest. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 16, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Two hundred sickened by synthetic pot, airplane passenger caught with cocaine, Canadian thieves steal $500K worth of booze, and Chief Keef switches rehabs. MORE  

New Zealand's Boozed Up Birds Need Help

By Bryan Le

Pigeons drunk on fermented fruit are falling from trees and need help getting home. MORE  

Vodka Blinds Kiwi, Whiskey Shows Him the Light

By Bryan Le

Desperate doctors used Johnnie Walker Black Label to save the sight of a hard-drinking diabetic. He's stayed sober since. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 31, 2012

By Bryan Le

Obama dodges drug and legalization questions, suicide and OD risks are high when addicts leave hospitals, and the world's richest woman says "stop drinking and smoking." MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 28, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Nicotine vaccine could take the pleasure out of smoking, no bath salts found in face-eater test, and Coke and Pepsi may contain traces of alcohol. MORE  

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