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South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

By McCarton Ackerman

Clayton Alfred White declared himself to be a professional drug counselor despite having no license or even training. MORE  

Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

By McCarton Ackerman

Jeffrey Jackson has been accused of putting recovering addicts at risk by housing them in rooms deemed unfit for human dwelling. MORE  

Serial Fraudster Blames Return to Jail on Gambling Addiction

By Desiree Bowie

Shaun Nixon is currently behind bars for his fourth fraud conviction in seven years. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Teen caught swinging chihuahua on leash blames booze, man wearing fake breasts scams drunk cab riders, and video of smoking fish sparks outrage. MORE  

NYC Anti-Drug Youth Program Has Scientology Connections Exposed

By McCarton Ackerman

Once again, the controversial religious movement has been caught lying about drugs. MORE  

Maryland Couple Used Troop Donations to Support Drug Habit

By McCarton Ackerman

This wasn't the first time David Michalski and Amanda Miskimon scammed charitable people into believing they were supporting a good cause. MORE  

Scientology Campaigning To Make Seattle Drug-Free

By McCarton Ackerman

A local branch of the controversial church has come under fire for distributing materials promoting Scientology to schools. MORE  

Irish Drug Addiction Charity Accused of Exploiting and Abusing Residents

By McCarton Ackerman

The charity forced recovering addicts to work obscene hours while using the money they raised for staff members' lavish vacations. MORE  

Woman Hooked on Heroin Faked Cancer to Scam Donations

By Shawn Dwyer

The Long Island addict set up a phony website in order to bilk money from unsuspecting donors and even duped her own family. MORE  

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Colorado Officials Now Want to Ban Edibles

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United Nations Says Illegal Meth Manufacturing Is Spreading

Meth manufacturing has spread in developing countries thanks to lax government regulation and minimal police intervention.

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Brain Abnormalities In Gamblers Different From Drug Addicts

A new study has shown that gambling addicts don't have the same brain alterations as abusers of cocaine or heroin.

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Macklemore Returns To Drug Court To Speak At Graduation

Sober since 2008, the hip hop artist returned to speak at a graduation ceremony.

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Pennsylvania Gov. Blames Employee Drug Testing On Job Creation Woes

Gov. Corbett thinks his poor jobs record has something to do with employees not taking drug tests.

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