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Morning Roundup: April 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

President Obama eliminates drug treatment from ACA, crystal meth smuggled in teddy bears, teens now smoking coffee, and woman poisons husband with antifreeze. MORE  

Obama Commutes Sentences for Crack Cocaine Offenders

By Shawn Dwyer

Citing the 2010 Fair Sentencing Act, the president’s actions were part of his administration’s efforts to reduce harsh sentences and ease prison overcrowding. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 2, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Obama signs new drug law, ferry crew passes alcohol tests, breastfeeding mom busted for drinking, and Ohio helps inmates with addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup April 10th, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Pot users are more likely to abuse Rx drugs, celebrities ask Obama to change drug policy, and an American Airlines pilot is charged with attempted drunk flying. MORE  

Mexico Starts to Recover From Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

Decreasing violence and a recovering economy offer hope for the drug war-torn country. MORE  

US–Mexico Drug War Relations Remain Tense

By McCarton Ackerman

US intervention over a Mexican general's promotion highlights mutual distrust. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Captured Colombian drug lord disguised his face with plastic surgery, medical pot activists protest at Obama's campaign HQ, and Snoop Lion shares a bong with his son. MORE  

Venezuela Hosts More Traffickers Than It Admits

By May Wilkerson

Corruption and deceit mean Venezuela's role as major drug hub is under-reported. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 10, 2012

By Bryan Le

Gay-friendlier White House still cracks down on MMJ in swing state Colorado, NBA Star reveals alcohol struggle, and stoners claim freedom of religion when busted. MORE  

Party's Over for the US Secret Service

By Valerie Tejeda

After the recent scandal, US secret service members mustn't get drunk or visit strip clubs while on duty. MORE  

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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, 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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