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Madison Police Chief Wants To Legalize Pot To Fund Drug Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Police Chief Mike Koval pointed to Colorado and Washington as examples, though Wisconsin is not likely to follow their lead anytime soon. MORE  

Hundreds of Cases Impacted By Drug Analyst's Resignation

By McCarton Ackerman

Nearly 200 drug cases could be affected after Brenda Frazier was found to not be following proper protocol. MORE  

Naloxone Distribution: Saving Lives and Restoring Trust in the Police

By Tessie Castillo

Law enforcement departments across the country are finally equipping officers with naloxone—a medication that reverses opiate drug overdose—and teaching them to treat overdose as a medical issue before viewing it as a criminal one.  MORE  

Big Brother Is Watching You: Paranoia, Surveillance, and the Drug War

By Brian Macaulay

Police have new tech to help them predict and enforce the law better than ever—but that also means enforcing the racial bias of drug arrests faster than ever, too. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Chrissy Teigen throws first pitch while drunk, French hospital serves wine to terminally ill patients, and drunk teacher shows up to work without pants. MORE  

Smell of Weed No Longer Probable Cause For Cops In Massachusetts

By John Lavitt

The supreme court in the Bay State ruled in two separate cases that smell alone does not justify a warrantless search. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Partygoer pours beer on tiger at London Zoo, drunk airline passenger attacks crew with fake leg, and drone carrying drugs crashes outside prison. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk guy poses as TSA agent and pats down two women, defense attorney admits laundering drug money, and pro-marijuana banking bill passes Republican house. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 3, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Lea Michele began drinking as a toddler, Alabama man cut loose after 12th DUI arrest, and New Jersey man leaves heroin in back seat of cop car. MORE  

Toddler Disfigured By Police Flash Grenade During Drug Raid

By McCarton Ackerman

Another heartbreaking casualty in the never-ending war on drugs. MORE  

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New Marijuana PSA Mocks Maureen Dowd’s Pot Freakout

With tongue firmly planted in cheek, the Marijuana Policy Project warned edible consumers to "start low and go slow."

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Evolution Replaces Silk Road as New Online Drug Market

Though Silk Road 2.0 is up and running, other online drug marketplaces like Evolution are seeking to rule the dark web.

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Seattle Prosecutor Drops All Weed Tickets Thanks to One Cop

Over 80% of Seattle's marijuana tickets this year were written by weed-hating officer Randy Jokela.

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Death of ‘Distressed’ Rutgers Student May Be Alcohol-Related

Friends remembered Caitlyn Kovacs as an "upbeat" and "bubbly" person with a good head on her shoulders.

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Stephen Fry Opens Up About 15-Year Cocaine Habit

The British comedian opened up about his addiction in his new autobiography.

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Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
An Audience with Gabor Maté

According to the rock star of addiction theory, every addict had a traumatic childhood whether they realize it or not.

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, 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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