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Morning Roundup: June 28, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Ritalin could "cure" cocaine addiction, synthetic drugs make "millions" for terrorists, and Dallas Cowboys' Josh Brent returns to jail after a failed drug test. MORE  

9/11 Led a Million People to Start Smoking Again

By McCarton Ackerman

Researchers attribute a 2.3% nationwide increase in smoking to stress caused by the attacks. MORE  

Afghan Women Sold as "Opium Brides"

By McCarton Ackerman

With their opium farms destroyed, debt-ridden farmers sell their daughters to drug traffickers. MORE  

Coke Users Fund Islamic Terror in the Sahara

By McCarton Ackerman

Reports claim Al-Qaeda makes millions by providing armed escorts for cocaine traffickers in West Africa.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 28, 2013

By The Fix staff

US accuses Afghan airline of smuggling opium, international drinking guidelines rarely agree, and was ex-Senator Scott Brown drunk-tweeting? MORE  

NYC Terror Suspects Have Drug Arrest History

By McCarton Ackerman

The couple found harboring explosives in the West Village were busted with heroin in February. MORE  

West Village Terror Suspects Are "Well-to-Do Junkies"

By May Wilkerson

Cops say a young couple arrested for possession of explosives are "admitted heroin addicts." MORE  

Iranian Drug Plot Linked to Hezbollah

By McCarton Ackerman

An Iranian man is charged with smuggling heroin into the US to fund the Lebanese militant group. MORE  

Are Mexican Cartels in Cahoots With Hezbollah?

By Chrisanne Grise

A North Carolina congresswoman says the Lebanese terror group uses drug trafficking routes to infiltrate the US. MORE  

Narco-Subs: The Next Generation

By Hunter R. Slaton

New, totally submersible "drug submarines" are getting faster, more technologically advanced—and much harder to spot. MORE  

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Supreme Court Smacks Down Rick Scott On Drug Testing

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Crime Lab Delays In Texas Sparking Bogus Drug Convictions

A lack of rapid, competent forensic labs and a dearth of public resources has caused another black eye for justice in Texas.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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 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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