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TripSit: A Social Network for Drug Users

By Bryan Le

The founders of the controversial anonymous community tell The Fix that they save lives by helping people to use drugs safely. MORE  

Facebook: Now Liking Booze

By McCarton Ackerman

A new feature will allow social networkers to send each other bottles of wine.  MORE  

Girls' Internet Problems "Often Ignored"

By Valerie Tejeda

The stereotype of an Internet addict is a young man. Young women's problems are different, but very real, experts say. MORE  

Facebook in Sobriety

By Taylor Ellsworth

My problem isn’t that I’m addicted to status updates. It’s that I use Facebook as a self-worth monitor—and I’m unwilling to stop. MORE  

Are You Powerless Over Social Networking?

By Laura Barcella

Titter all you want over Twitter addiction. The fact is, not being able to put the keyboard down is a growing concern—especially for sober addicts in search of a high.  MORE  

The World's First Sober Social Network Turns 3

By Will Godfrey

Membership of "In the Rooms" has steadily multiplied in the past three years, despite initial predictions of its doom. MORE  

Parents Face New "Facebook Fear"

By Jennifer Matesa

Social networking for teens is a form of "electronic child abuse," increasing the risk of substance abuse, claims CASA chairman of a study released today. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Florida's Oxy Deaths Rocket, Tobacco Companies Sue Feds Over Graphic Warnings, and "Heroin Death" Cat Was Clean. MORE  

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Kentucky Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against OxyContin Maker

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has joined two California counties and the city of Chicago in suing the makers of the highly addictive painkiller.

10/21/14 7:30pm
Yonkers Police Officers Charged With Lying About Drugs to Obtain Search Warrant

Dario Tena fell 30 feet to his death after Christian Koch and Neil Vera lied to a judge in order to obtain a warrant.

10/21/14 5:30pm
Toys "R" Us Sells ‘Breaking Bad’ Figurines That Come With Bags of Meth, Cash

A Florida mother and fan of the show has started a campaign to have the toy store chain remove the figures from their shelves.

10/21/14 3:30pm
California Docs Face Mandatory Drug Testing If Prop 46 Passes

Opponents claim that the drug testing provision is to disguise the true nature of the proposition—raising the cap on non-economic damages for lawsuits.

10/21/14 1:00pm
Facebook Slams DEA Over Creating Fake Profiles

The social media giant ordered the DEA to comply with their Terms of Use policy and stop creating fake accounts to catch drug dealers.

10/21/14 10:30am

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