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Morning Roundup: May 6, 2013

By The Fix staff

Egypt "welcomes" booze and bikinis, vet says marijuana could prolong pets' lives, and Justin Bieber is banned from drinking in Dubai. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 26, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Harvard Law School offers seminar on marijuana tax, Russia cracks down on synthetic drugs, and Swedish police find pot on Justin Bieber's tour bus. MORE  

Drugs Endanger Democracy, Says UN Director

By Ben Feuerherd

World leaders at the UNDOC conference in Vienna are urged to work together. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 20, 2013

By The Fix staff

Overdose deaths rise for 11th straight year, female smokers at greater risk, and Kate Middleton visits center for recovering addicts. MORE  

Colombia Plans to Decriminalize Ecstasy

By Ben Feuerherd

In its efforts to combat trafficking, the country considers legalizing "personal doses" of synthetic drugs. MORE  

Video: US Navy's Nightmarish Bath Salts Warning

By Ben Feuerherd

The Navy releases a creepy zombie video as part of a new campaign against designer drugs. MORE  

The Year in Synthetic Drugs

By Dirk Hanson

From the "Bath Salts" Cannibal to a dramatic spike in Spice-related ER visits, 2012 was the year synthetics earned a place in the drug pantheon. MORE  

Synthetic Drug Use Hits All-Time High in EU

By McCarton Ackerman

Europeans increasingly like their drugs synthetic, raising a new set of concerns. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 13, 2012

By The Fix staff

Canada could ban generic Oxy, Mexico's drug cartels target those with "specialized skills," and Mitt Romney gets "drunk" on milk in SNL skit. MORE  

New Drug "25i" Haunts New Orleans

By Chrisanne Grise

After three hospitalizations, docs warn of the dicey effects of another "designer" hallucinogen. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
North Dakota Oil Boom Triggering Spike In Drug Trade

The flow of oil has triggered a flood of meth and heroin, with the feds seeing triple the number of prosecutions for drugs in recent years.

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Morning Roundup: April 17, 2014

Rob Kardashian denies drug abuse, man huffing paint punches pitbull, bus driver arrested for driving drunk teens, and middle school kid wears 'I [Heart] Weed shirt.

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Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels

According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.

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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

4/16/14 5:30pm
Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

4/16/14 3:30pm

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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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