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Smoking Style Linked to Risk of Marijuana Dependency

By Victoria Kim

A new study shows that it's not the amount of THC, but how much or how fast pot is smoked that determines one's reliance on weed. MORE  

Mother Allegedly Becomes First British Woman To Die From Cannabis Poisoning

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite overwhelming evidence that marijuana has medical benefits, the British media has hyped Gemma Moss' death into a cause célèbre. MORE  

Brooklyn Teens Critically Injured In Weed Experiment

By McCarton Ackerman

Both are in serious condition after suffering second- and third-degree burns while trying to toke up on butane-soaked pot. MORE  

Could Marijuana Treat Schizophrenia?

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers find cannabidiol is as effective as standard antipsychotic drugs—with fewer side effects. MORE  

What Does Legal Pot Mean in Practice?

By Victoria Kim

Now that Colorado's pioneering recreational marijuana market is officially established, here's what residents can expect. MORE  

Can a Marijuana Pill Cure Your Pain?

By Bryan Le

THC in pill form reduces pain for a longer time than smoking the drug, a new study finds. MORE  

Marijuana-Like Brain Chemical May Fight Autism

By McCarton Ackerman

A natural brain chemical similar to THC may help reduce behavioral issues related to autism, a study finds. MORE  

Third Pot DUI Bill Fails in Colorado

By Bryan Le

Lawmakers stay deadlocked over standards for convicting marijuana DUIs, leaving cops to make the calls. MORE  

Troops Get High on "Spice"

By Luke Walker

Synthetic pot—easy to find and hard to detect—is a growing problem for the US military. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Controversies over A.A. letters, "digital detoxing," and a possible Vanessa Hudgens scandal at Coachella. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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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