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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
California Moves To Clean Up Medical Pot Business

Fifteen years after its initial passage, California's medical marijuana law remains a headache for state politicians.

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Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

5:30pm
Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

3:30pm
Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

1:00pm
Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.

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Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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