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Morning Roundup: May 31, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Former Microsoft manager becomes marijuana mogul, $1 billion in cocaine intercepted en route to US, and UK soda addict dies from massive pulmonary edema. MORE  

Kids Ever More Medicated for ADHD

By McCarton Ackerman

A new FDA study yields fascinating stats on the quantities of drugs prescribed to US children and adults. MORE  

New Law May Crush Online Pharmacies

By Luke Walker

Backers claim the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act will protect communities from prescription drug abuse. Do you agree? MORE  

California Doctor Arrested For Drug Trafficking

By Luke Walker

Alleged Santa Barbara "Dr. Feelgood" busted for widespread narcotics peddling. MORE  

Study Finds Aging Boomers Enjoy Getting High

By Luke Walker

However, they're tolerance ain't what it used to be. MORE  

New National Crisis: People Who Forget To Do Drugs

By Dirk Hanson

Patients who don't take their prescribed meds cost Americans $250 billion in needless hospitalizations and emergency rooms visits. MORE  

Colorado Leads in Prescription Take-Back Sweepstakes

By Dirk Hanson

Who was the biggest collector of unwanted pills? So far it looks like Colorado vs. Massachusetts. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Medical conflict of interest rages over painkillers. MORE  

The Quick Fix
North Dakota Oil Boom Triggering Spike In Drug Trade

The flow of oil has triggered a flood of meth and heroin, with the feds seeing triple the number of prosecutions for drugs in recent years.

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Morning Roundup: April 17, 2014

Rob Kardashian denies drug abuse, man huffing paint punches pitbull, bus driver arrested for driving drunk teens, and middle school kid wears 'I [Heart] Weed shirt.

7:00am
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

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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