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Trey Radel Leaves Rehab to Return to Work

By Shawn Dwyer

The cocaine congressman is ready to get back to it after being treated for ongoing problems with alcohol, not the Devil’s dandruff. MORE  

Another Day, Another Florida Politician Busted for Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

While not quite on the level of Toronto's Rob Ford, two Florida politicians have made their share of drug news in recent days. MORE  

Boston Mayor Spills the Beans

By Meg Williams

Newly elected Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh made no secret of his recovery from addiction during his election campaign. Could this be a refreshing trend of political transparency, or an appeal to a growing voter base? Or both? MORE  

"Drunk" Minister Halts Ukraine Parliament Meeting

By Victoria Kim

A budget hearing was suspended due to claims that the finance minister "reeked" of vodka. MORE  

Mexican Official's Drunken Brag Fuels Corruption Allegations

By Victoria Kim

An ex-governor of one of Mexico's poorest states drunkenly claimed to own 400 pairs of shoes. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 7, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Vermont decriminalizes marijuana possession, IRS officials' cocktail costs were removed from bills, and 2-year-old Toddlers and Tiaras star fiends for "tinker tea." MORE  

No More Subsidized Liquor for Spanish MPs

By Victoria Kim

In a troubled economy, outraged Spaniards say "¡no mas!" to discounted liquor in parliament. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 27, 2013

By The Fix staff

LA hosts massive medical marijuana convention, Rob Ford says crack-smoking video does not exist, and drug smuggler busted after spelling out his own name in cocaine. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 20, 2013

By The Fix staff

Drinking during puberty linked to alcoholism, teens bribed into attending booze-free prom parties, and Toronto mayor Rob Ford denies smoking crack in video. MORE  

Did Toronto's Mayor Smoke Crack?

By McCarton Ackerman

A video of Rob Ford smoking crack is reportedly being shopped around for $100K. MORE  

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Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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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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