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Sinaloa cartel

Ninety-Year-Old Leo Sharp Was El Chapo's Top Drug Mule

By Paul Gaita

New details have emerged regarding the world's most infamous nonagenarian drug courier. MORE  

Tijuana Cartel Boss Fernando Sanchez Arellano Captured

By Shawn Dwyer

Known as "The Engineer," Sanchez stepped over countless bodies to rise to the top of the infamous drug cartel. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jude Law drunkenly kisses playmate, drunk driver runs over goose on purpose, crack dealer hides drugs on daughter, and woman huffs gas and starts apartment fire. MORE  

U.S. Seeks Extradition Of Mexican Drug Kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman

By McCarton Ackerman

Federal prosecutors want their shot at trying the former head of the Sinaloa cartel, even though his arrest is largely seen as symbolic and won't halt the flow of drugs into the United States. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 8, 2013

By The Fix staff

Toy company owner charged with drug money laundering, binge eating disorder is made official, and Teen Mom's Jenelle Evans speaks about her heroin addiction. MORE  

Sinaloa Drug Cartel Takes Root in Ecuador

By McCarton Ackerman

One of Mexico's most powerful drug gangs use Ecuador as a key trafficking hub. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 13, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Top Mexican drug cartel teams up with the FARC, Nancy Pelosi defends legal pot, and Snoop Lion wants to get high with Obama and Bill Clinton. MORE  

"Shorty" Guzman's Protector Captured in Mexico

By Liam Delaney

Mexico announces the arrest of the "security chief" for the country's most wanted drug lord. MORE  

Mexican Beauty Queen Gunned Down in Drug War

By May Wilkerson

The "Woman of Sinaloa 2012" is killed after getting involved with traffickers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 9, 2012

By The Fix staff

Vivitrol offers new hope to addicts, antidepressants but no alcohol found in Mary Kennedy's system, and Nascar's A.J. Allmendinger suspended for failed drug test. MORE  

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Methamphetamine Use on the Rise in India

Loopholes in the law and corruption among officials has led to a staggering increase in meth production and abuse.

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University May Start Drug Testing Cheerleaders After Tragic Death

Danielle Cogwell's "suspected overdose" death last week has prompted calls to change Louisville's drug policy.

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Morning Roundup: August 1, 2014

Partygoer pours beer on tiger at London Zoo, drunk airline passenger attacks crew with fake leg, and drone carrying drugs crashes outside prison.

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Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse.

7/31/14 7:30pm
Former Drug Smuggling Elephants Kick Opium Habit

Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

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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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