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Drug Testing and Racial Profiling

By Cameron Turner

Check out the stats below: whites significantly trump blacks in all drug use except crack. So why do so many employers assume that black job applicants are drug users? MORE  

North Dakota Students' "Siouxper Drunk" T-Shirts Deemed Offensive

By Bryan Le

A T-shirt design by University of North Dakota students featuring the retired "Fighting Sioux" mascot drinking from a beer bong has been condemned as being racist by the school's American Indian Student Services. MORE  

Black Job Applicants Routinely Turned Away For Suspected Drug Use, Study Finds

By McCarton Ackerman

The study also found that drug testing prior to employment proved beneficial to African-Americans, who were employed at higher rates in drug testing states. MORE  

Look Who Is Making Billions From Criminalizing Minor Drug Offenders - A Special Fix Report  

By Michelle Renee Matisons and Seth Sandronsky

Why are so many drug possessors sent to prison rather than treatment? Consider the “prison-industrial” complex, including the bail bond industry, which lobbies for harsh penalties that increase the volume of those arrested and jailed.  MORE  

Feds to Investigate Texas Man’s Mysterious Death

By Paul Gaita

The Justice Department will look into why a man found with his throat slashed and ear cut off was considered to have died from 'drug-related' causes. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 15, 2013

By The Fix staff

Washington considers legal status of hash, evidence of cocaine use found in UK parliament, and America's Next Top Model alum arrested for guns and drug charges. MORE  

Proof That the War on Marijuana Is Racist

By McCarton Ackerman

New statistics from the ACLU show how pot arrests disproportionately target African Americans across all 50 states. MORE  

Morning Roundup April 11, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Obama's budget cuts raise cost of smoking, Canada "at the center" of opioid epidemic, and ex-Chicago Bear Sam Hurd charged with selling pot and cocaine. MORE  

Film Explores Issues Faced by Female Prisoners

By Sarah Beller

The subjects of the documentary were victims before they became offenders, the director tells The Fix. MORE  

Texas "Whites Only" Meth Gang Indicted

By Ben Feuerherd

Twelve members of a white supremacist drug gang could face life in prison. MORE  

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Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

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Brain-Boosting 'Smart Drugs' On The Rise

With the wider availability of brain-boosting pills comes growing concern over sever side effects like depression and withdrawal.

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New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

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

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4 Physical Side Effects of Being Addicted Your Smartphone

Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again.

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Can Ibogaine Curb Afghanistan’s Heroin Problem?

Despite a decade-long battle with crippling heroin addiction, Afghanistan remains reluctant in its desire to treat addicts.

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Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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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.

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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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