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Professors Argue Silk Road Reduced Drug Violence

By McCarton Ackerman

The controversial site has spawned a new breed of drug dealer that thrives on anonymity and doesn't resort to more traditional tactics. MORE  

Prolific Silk Road Drug Dealer Faces 15 Years Behind Bars

By McCarton Ackerman

After facing 40 years following his conviction two weeks ago, Cornelis Jan Slomp may now see no more than 15 years thanks to his cooperation with authorities. MORE  

Dutch Native Convicted In Chicago For Silk Road Drug Trade

By McCarton Ackerman

Cornelis Jan Slomp earned a reputation as one of the biggest drug dealers on Silk Road and now faces up to 40 years in prison. MORE  

New PotCoins and DopeCoins Are Just for Buying Drugs

By Bryan Le

While cryptocurrency Bitcoin isn't a stranger to being used to buy drugs, PotCoin and DopeCoin have a different, more drug market-friendly approach. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Russell Brand talks Philip Seymour Hoffman, Silk Road 2.0 hacked for millions, drunk driver plows through two houses, and man punches friend to stop him from driving drunk. MORE  

Bitcoin CEO Arrested for Aiding Silk Road

By Shawn Dwyer

Federal agents charged Charlie Shrem and Bitcoin exchanger Robert Faiella with conspiracy to commit money laundering, among other crimes. MORE  

Will DarkList Website Become The Yelp For Online Drug Dealers?

By McCarton Ackerman

Though not a marketplace that administers sales, DarkList aims to reconnect drug users with their dealers. MORE  

Online Drug Dealer Wants His Bitcoins Back

By McCarton Ackerman

Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht believes that the DEA's seizure of his assets aren't subject to civil forfeiture rules. The government thinks otherwise. MORE  

You Can Now Buy Booze With Bitcoins

By Bryan Le

A pub in England is now accepting the digital currency known for online drug purchasing. MORE  

Video: Can Atlantis Topple Silk Road?

By Bryan Le

An ambitious new website with a cute marketing campaign seeks to seize Silk Road's status as the Amazon of illegal drugs. But some smell a honeypot. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Morning Roundup: July 23, 2014

Lars Ulrich credits Noel Gallagher for quitting cocaine, Shia LaBeouf says Brad Pitt helped him get sober, and daughter of Real Housewives star arrested for DUI.

7:00am
Adults Quitting Smoking Prefer Fun-Flavored E-Cigs

Fruity flavors might seem like they're just for kids, but adult e-cig users love them too—and say it helps them quit regular tobacco.

7/22/14 7:30pm
Florida Pill Mill Doc Gets 15 Years In Prison

Zachary Rose testified against other employees, but was ultimately dubbed a con artist by a district court judge.

7/22/14 5:30pm
Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk

Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer.

7/22/14 3:30pm
'Star Wars' Ewok Admits Cocaine, Alcohol Addiction

After being caught on camera doing cocaine, actor Paul Grant has admitted to needing help for the addictions that caused him to lose everything.

7/22/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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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