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Scientists Comb Facebook to Understand E-Cigarettes

By Bryan Le

The FDA is funding studies to comb Facebook and count the puffs e-cigarette users take to better understand the new nicotine delivery system. MORE  

Youth Exposure to E-Cigarette Ads On the Rise

By Victoria Kim

There's been a drastic increase in e-cigarette ad exposure among kids, but the FDA has yet to do anything about it. MORE  

Utah and Colorado to Raise Smoking Age to 21

By Bryan Le

Both states recently voted through measures to treat cigarettes like alcohol. MORE  

Study Finds that E-Cigarettes Can Lead to Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Think that e-cigs are a safe alternative to regular smokes? Think again. MORE  

Utah on Track to Raising Smoking Age to 21

By Bryan Le

Already with the highest smoking age, Utah lawmakers aim to make it harder for teens to buy tobacco. MORE  

Teens Switch from Cigarettes to Hookahs

By Shawn Dwyer

Overall tobacco use is down, but teens are increasingly ingesting nicotine through alternative means. MORE  

Teen Smoking Slashes Lifespan—Even for Quitters

By Bryan Le

Just a short spell of early smoking puts you at greater risk of premature death decades later, researchers find. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 30, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Teen smokers show early signs of heart disease, Canadian casinos tackle gambling addiction, and Prince Harry's naked party may have involved cocaine. MORE  

Blanket Ban on College Smoking Edges Closer

By Valerie Tejeda

Many schools are moving towards totally smoke-free campuses—not without resistance. MORE  

Social Media Helps AZ Teens Quit Smoking

By Chrisanne Grise

The state's teen smoking rate has dropped 11% over two years, thanks to a variety of online tools. MORE  

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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.

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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?

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