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Morning Roundup: July 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

German politician admits using crystal meth to boost job performance, two men caught smoking heroin in Chuck E. Cheese, and rude crab steals man's beer. MORE  

Two California Counties Sue Big Pharma For Painkiller 'Deception'

By Shawn Dwyer

Officials from Orange and Santa Clarita counties have sued five of the largest drug companies for false advertising and misleading doctors about narcotic painkillers. MORE  

Rock Solid Recovery

Costa Mesa, Calif.

4 stars

This men-only SoCal recovery center’s success rate is, well, solid, thanks to caring staff, tranquil facilities and a robust aftercare program. MORE  

Sure Haven

Costa Mesa, Calif.

3 stars

Offering relaxed recovery with a touch of Zen, this small, women-only rehab occupies a LEED-certified “urban lodge” just minutes from the beach in Orange County. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 20, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

The Church of Scientology releases statements on Narconon deaths, marriage makes women drink more, and US Congressman skinny-dips drunk in Israel. MORE  

The OC You Don't See on TV

By Anna David

An unflinching documentary about teenage addiction in upwardly mobile Orange County premieres May 2 at the Newport Beach Film Festival. MORE  

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Islamic State Reportedly Using Drug Trade To Fund Operations

Despite drugs being expressly forbidden, the Islamic militants may have seized upon trafficking routes once used by Al-Qaeda.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014

'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon heading to rehab, Murietta mayor resigns after DUI crash, and man arrested after leaving 'smelly' bag of drugs on bus.

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Kentucky Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against OxyContin Maker

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has joined two California counties and the city of Chicago in suing the makers of the highly addictive painkiller.

10/21/14 7:30pm
Yonkers Police Officers Charged With Lying About Drugs to Obtain Search Warrant

Dario Tena fell 30 feet to his death after Christian Koch and Neil Vera lied to a judge in order to obtain a warrant.

10/21/14 5:30pm
Toys "R" Us Sells ‘Breaking Bad’ Figurines That Come With Bags of Meth, Cash

A Florida mother and fan of the show has started a campaign to have the toy store chain remove the figures from their shelves.

10/21/14 3:30pm

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