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Morning Roundup: April 8, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk students riot at UC, woman calls cops to complain about weed quality, drunk guy sleeps in wrong bed, and man smuggles cocaine in goat meat. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 18, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Snooki has a wake-up call, Nigella Lawson wrote cookbooks on cocaine, College of Charlson nabs Walter White wannabe, and Swedes arrest drunk boat captain. MORE  

Are Drug Cartels Infiltrating Middle America?

By McCarton Ackerman

Mexico's violent traffickers are now taking root far north of the border, a new report claims. MORE  

Should Syringes Be Decriminalized?

By Chrisanne Grise

Advocates argue that lifting laws against syringes would make both addicts and police officers safer. MORE  

eBay: The Underage Drinker's Paradise?

By Bryan Le

It remains all too easy for American teenagers to buy alcohol online. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 13, 2012

By Luke Walker

Michigan to decide on medical marijuana regulation, Prison guard busted smuggling heroin-filled burrito into jail, and Leigh Steinberg declares bankruptcy, blames alcohol treatment. MORE  

Child Killer Pleads Guilty to Drug Dealing Charge

By Luke Walker

A murderer in North Carolina could face an additional 20 years for distributing thousands of prescription pills. MORE  

Stumped NC Cops Pump Public On Prescription Drugs

By Jennifer Matesa

Police plan to prise prescription drug abuse information from North Carolinians with an online questionnaire and a $25 gift card. MORE  

Latest Heroin Hauls Follow Black Tar Geography Theory

By Jason Gotlieb

Heroin is seized all over the US, but the "black tar" version is found mainly in the South and on the West Coast. MORE  

Don't Mix Meth With Minors

By Dirk Hanson

Couple busted for trying to disguise meth lab as a day care center. Really? MORE  

The Quick Fix
Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels

According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.

4/16/14 7:30pm
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.

4/16/14 5:30pm
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.

4/16/14 3:30pm
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.

4/16/14 1:00pm
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.

4/16/14 10:30am

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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