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Morning Roundup: July 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Former Star Wars Ewok caught on camera snorting cocaine, drunk gunman keep investigators from downed airliner, and Scottish mayor banned from town's 36 pubs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jared Leto's brother arrested for DUI, Rick Perry compares alcoholism to homosexuality, and man arrested for trying to throw drug-filled football into prison. MORE  

Selling Heroin in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Once it's smuggled in, it can be sold for a huge profit, an inmate tells The Fix. MORE  

How Cell Phones Make Prison Drug Dealing Easy

By Seth Ferranti

Cell phones, which retail at up to $1,500 behind bars, are a crucial means of making sure the yard is "blessed," prisoners tell The Fix. MORE  

Michael Douglas' Addict Son Beaten in Prison

By McCarton Ackerman

Cameron Douglas had a $100 bounty on his head after "ratting out" his prison drug suppliers. MORE  

Do Prison Drug-Detection Wands Work Too Well?

By Seth Ferranti

Prisoners tell The Fix that even drug-free loved ones are being denied visits after positive "magic wand" scans. MORE  

Prison Purgatory: The "Dry Cell"

By Seth Ferranti

Attempting to smuggle drugs into prison by ingesting them can land you in a "dry cell," a prisoner tells The Fix. MORE  

Where Prisoners Stash Their Drugs

By Seth Ferranti

Living in a confined, guarded environment calls for really ingenious stash spots, prisoners tell The Fix. MORE  

Why K2 Is the Prisoner's Choice

By Seth Ferranti

Prisoners tell The Fix one way to get high inside and still avoid the "hole." MORE  

Prison Drug Smuggling: The Warehouse Move

By Seth Ferranti

This smuggling method requires serious coordination but can reap big rewards, a prisoner tells The Fix. MORE  

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University May Start Drug Testing Cheerleaders After Tragic Death

Danielle Cogwell's "suspected overdose" death last week has prompted calls to change Louisville's drug policy.

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Morning Roundup: August 1, 2014

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

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Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse.

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Former Drug Smuggling Elephants Kick Opium Habit

Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

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'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse.

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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