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Albuquerque’s Addiction to 'Breaking Bad' Tourism

By John Lavitt

The small New Mexico city is still hooked on the show while real-life addiction to crystal meth continues to run rampant. MORE  

Majorca to Rehab Its Boozy Reputation

By McCarton Ackerman

The Spanish island plans to ban beach drinking in an attempt to clean up its image. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 13, 2013

By Bryan Le

Painkiller crackdown may be causing heroin abuse, the brain's "dark side" is key to cocaine addiction, and Philip Seymour Hoffman makes first sober appearance since detox. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 11, 2013

By Victoria Kim

The NSA has a mandate to "stem the flow of narcotics" into the US, Google cuts search ads and videos for illegal drugs, and Wiz Khalifa puts his baby before his pot. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 29, 2013

By The Fix staff

Mexican journalists march against cartel attacks on the press, Egypt opens booze-free resort hotel, and Glee's Cory Monteith completes rehab. MORE  

First US Pot Tourism Company Launches in Denver

By Victoria Kim

"My 420 Tours" offer a week of events, from concerts to cooking classes, in celebration of 4/20. MORE  

Tourism and Drug Trafficking Overlap in Bali

By McCarton Ackerman

Drug lords reveal from prison how the tourism mecca masks a thriving drug trade. MORE  

Breaking: Mexican Cartels Target US Tourists

By May Wilkerson

Vacationers in a previously peaceful tourist hot spot in Sonora are hit by the violence that's familiar to the rest of the country. MORE  

Egyption Election Raises Fear of Booze Ban

By Gabrielle Wuhl

An outside chance of an alcohol sales ban and gender-segregated beaches worries Egypt's thriving tourism industry. MORE  

Despite Drug War, Mexico Sets Tourism Record

By McCarton Ackerman

50,000 drug war killings failed to scare away 22.7 million visitors last year. MORE  

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Former Drug Smuggling Elephants Kick Opium Habit

Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

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'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse.

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Director Anton Corbjin Talks Working With Philip Seymour Hoffman

The director described Hoffman as "full of life" while working with the actor on A Most Wanted Man.

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Andy Roddick's Comeback Stymied By Drug Test

The former No. 1 tennis player in the world is furious over a drug testing requirement that won't allow him to compete in the US Open.

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Mexican Drug Cartel Allegedly Had Stash House In Minnesota

Four men have been charged with operating the spot for an unnamed cartel. One has pleaded guilty, while another remains at large.

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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, 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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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