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Colorado Prepares for Marijuana Addicted Teens

By Allison McCabe

Treatment centers expect to see increasing numbers of people seeking treatment for pot addiction. MORE  

Dude, Where's My Smokes?

By Michael Dhar

Nicotine and the teenage brain: New York City targets smoking's favorite victims MORE  

Our Top 10 "Just Say No" TV Specials

By McCarton Ackerman

In the '80s a flurry of cheesy after-school specials appeared on network television, designed to curb kids' enthusiasm for drugs. The Fix presents a hard-to-forget collection of clips. MORE  

Should Drug-Using Hikers Pay for Their Own Rescue?

By Sarah Beller

Officials consider charging two lost hikers for their $160,000 rescue operation after meth was found in their car. MORE  

Teenager Drugs Her Parents to Get Online

By Sarah Beller

Desperate to get around an Internet curfew, a 15-year-old spikes her parents' milkshakes with sleeping pills. MORE  

Survey Shows Drug-Infested US High Schools

By Jennifer Matesa

Using and dealing is rampant in schools, according to a major CASAColumbia survey—and social media seems to contribute. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 3, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Drug dependency is linked to defiance, teens are trading sex for drugs and alcohol, and Tatum O'Neal is back in rehab. MORE  

"Porn School": Not Just About Porn

By Bryan Le

The director of Oxbow Academy tells The Fix that his facility for teenage boys has been misrepresented. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 8, 2012

By Bryan Le

Cuomo's pot decriminalization could be "good politics," six skill sets kids need to guard against addiction, and Mitt Romney demands that his neighbors quit smoking pot on the beach. MORE  

Addiction: It's Hiding Right Over Your Nose

By May Wilkerson

Science gets closer to explaining how some of our brains are hard-wired for addiction. MORE  

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Seven Year Old Rats Out Mom for Meth Habit

A Florida boy witnessed his mother cooking meth and told an adult, which led to her being arrested.

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Student Charged In Philip Seymour Hoffman Death Reports on Treatment

Juliana Luchkiw, the Parsons student arrested in connection with the actor's heroin overdose, gave the court an update on her treatment progress.

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Jeb Bush Torn Between Being Anti-MMJ and Pro-States' Rights

The former governor of Florida looks wishy-washy in his attempt to play both sides of the issue.

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Brooke Mueller's Ex-Assistant Says He Was Her 'Drug Mule'

Lior Masaphor has claimed that the socialite and former wife of Charlie Sheen was "literally wasted" most of the time.

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Bogus 'Facebook Drug Task Force' Story Goes Viral

Drug users were in an online panic until realizing they'd been had.

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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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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