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Tennessee Wants to Punish Drug-Addicted Pregnant Women

By McCarton Ackerman

The legislature recently approved a bill that would would make Tennessee the first state in the union to treat drug using women like common criminals. 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  

Indiana Nabs Top Spot For Meth Lab Seizures

By Shawn Dwyer

The Hoosier State leapfrogged over Tennessee and Missouri in 2013, but only because those states saw drastic drops in seizure rates. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Breaking Bad' teacher arrested in UK for building cocaine lab, music teacher busted for trading instruments for heroin, and whiskey war breaks out in Tennessee. MORE  

Tennessee: A State of Epidemic

By A.J. Dugger III

Tennessee ranks second per capita in the U.S. for prescription drug abuse. It’s a middle class epidemic. How did it happen in a state known for music and horses? MORE  

Tennessee to Ban Open Alcohol in Moving Cars

By Bryan Le

One of the last states to allow open containers of alcohol in moving cars may soon fall in line with federal road regulations. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Tennesse poised for medical pot, ex-Cowboy convicted in drunk driving death, China uses military camps for internet addicts, and snowed-in drunk uses Craigslist to get Taco Bell. MORE  

The Big Business Of Cleaning Up Tennessee’s Meth Homes

By McCarton Ackerman

The state has managed to turn lemons into lemonade by contracting companies to clean up its tens of thousands of meth labs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 30, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Robbie Williams admits cocaine almost killed him, LAPD to swab drivers' mouths for drugs, beerless man stabbed with ceramic squirrel, and drunk cross-dresser jumps airport fence. MORE  

Tennessee Sees Rise in Mexican-Made Meth

By Shawn Dwyer

The cheaper, more powerful form of methamphetamine known as ice has found its way deeper into the heartland. MORE  

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Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

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Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Morning Roundup: April 24, 2014

Fourth graders busted for selling pot, father strangles son over gaming addiction, woman sold heroin from hospital bed, and playboy blames rich dad for gambling ring bust.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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.

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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."

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

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