prohibition | The Fix
facebook twitter RSS
HOT TOPICS: Alcoholism  Addiction  AA  Cocaine  Heroin

prohibition

Boston Globe Editorial Calls for End of Heroin Prohibition

By Paul Gaita

A former New Jersey police officer passionately denounced arresting and imprisoning opiate addicts. MORE  

New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana. MORE  

Despite Strict Prohibitions, Iranians Still Able to Get Drunk

By Bryan Le

Alcohol has been illegal in Iran since the 1979 Islamic revolution, but underground parties and distilleries still thrive nonetheless. MORE  

Pine Ridge Reservation Considers Legalizing Alcohol

By Chrisanne Grise

Proponents say regulating and taxing alcohol could help fund much-needed substance abuse prevention and treatment. MORE  

Barney Frank Says Heroin Should Be Legal

By Victoria Kim

The former House Democrat says drug prohibition is the problem, not the drug. MORE  

Mansion Keeper Downs $102,000 of Pre-Prohibition Whiskey

By Bryan Le

After a historic bender, the caretaker of a Pittsburgh mansion faces criminal charges. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Ex-Dot Com millionaire charged with drug dealing, Colorado's medical pot business plummets, and cops find tigers in a Mexican drug lab. MORE  

My Town Went From Moist to Wet

By Mary Meehan

Living in a town that only recently began selling liquor, I see a lot of excitement—and quite a bit of confusion—about alcohol. As a sober alcoholic, I know that’s nothing new.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Rogue pharmacists feed addiction, opium cultivation rises in Afghanistan, and Shaquille O'Neal to launch "Luv Shaq" vodka. MORE  

American Spirits: A Wet 'n Wild Prohibition-Fest

By Sarah Beller

Learn to speak '20s slang or dance the Charleston at a fun new exhibition—and see if you'd be a "wet" or a "dry." MORE  

Pages

  • Ask an Expert
  • The Blogs
  • Music & Comedy
The Quick Fix
Brain Neuron Is Linked to Nicotine Addiction

A neuron in the brain triggered by nicotine withdrawal may provide scientists with answers as to why people become addicted to cigarettes.

11/26/14 7:30pm
ATF Stash House Stings Come Under Fire for Racial Profiling

An investigation into the ATF's fake drug houses revealed that over 90% of suspects arrested were minorities.

11/26/14 5:30pm
How Europe's Cocaine Habit Fuels Radical Islam in West Africa

Terrorist groups like Hezbollah and al-Qaeda have benefited from corrupt regimes.

11/26/14 3:30pm
Problem Gamblers With Personality Disorders More Difficult to Treat

A recent study has linked compulsive gambling to borderline and other personality disorders.

11/26/14 1:00pm
Prescription Heroin Now Available in Vancouver

A group of 120 severe addicts will begin receiving doctor-approved smack.

11/26/14 10:30am

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Surrendering to Silverback Gorillas and Hungry Ghosts

“If you are looking for love under rocks or bringing home water moccasins, you might be confusing love and pain.”

Most Popular
the fix tv

Addiction Recovery

Your One-Stop Resource For Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery News and More

The Fix is an independent, daily website delivering news, articles and opinion pieces on addiction and recovery. Our website is your one-stop source for a broad range of addiction-related information including the latest alcohol and drug addiction recovery therapies, rehab reviews and sober living tips.

You'll also find comprehensive listings for 12-step programs and addiction recovery fellowships, non-faith based programs, professional organizations and other valuable resources. Gain the knowledge and support you need to maintain a healthy recovery with The Fix!