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Smoking for the Hell of It

By Lisa Kaplan Gordon

My Dad quit smoking, I quit smoking, but then my teenage son came home with smoke on his breath and rekindled my love affair with smokes. MORE  

New Evidence Casts Doubt on E-Cigs as Quit-Smoking Devices

By Bryan Le

A recent study adds evidence to the "no" side of the debate on whether or not vaping can help people quit smoking. MORE  

Candy-Flavored E-Cigs Highly Appealing to Teenagers

By Bryan Le

Thanks to electronic cigarettes, some kids may never smoke a regular cigarette in their lives. But that's not necessarily a good thing. MORE  

San Rafael Puts Nation’s Strictest Anti-Smoking Law Into Effect

By Bryan Le

While more and more public places are limiting or banning smoking altogether, one California town has passed a strict new law that has some residents up in arms. MORE  

Do Smokers Make Worse Parents?

By Bryan Le

A survey finds cash-strapped smokers often cut back on their kids' amenities to save money for cigarettes. MORE  

Man Dons Wire Mask to Quit Smoking

By Bryan Le

A Turkish smoker would rather imprison his head than remain imprisoned by his habit. MORE  

Snapping Turtle Smokes 10 Cigarettes a Day

By Bryan Le

A Chinese chef says he regrets getting his pet hooked on such an expensive habit. MORE  

Woman Quits Smoking by Slapping a Cop

By Bryan Le

A Sacramento smoker is so desperate to quit, she lands herself in jail...on purpose. MORE  

"Social Farting" Ad Takes Aim at Social Smokers

By Bryan Le

Doing something "socially" doesn't make it acceptable, says a new Canadian anti-smoking ad. MORE  

It's Never Too Late to Quit Smoking

By Valerie Tejeda

Quitting in your 50s may reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke by more than 40%. MORE  

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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Global Drug Survey Shows Alcohol Is Most Commonly Used Drug In The World

Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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Morning Roundup: April 16, 2014

Lindsay Lohan drinks at Coachella, drunk Russian struggles with fence, New Jersey voters more relaxed with weed, and Barbra Steisand not happy with pot comments.

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Twelve Pot Plants Earn Missouri Siblings 15-Year Sentences

Though they claimed it was for personal use, Natalie and David DePriest were handed harsh sentences for cultivating marijuana and intent to distribute.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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 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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