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Sheriff's Department Sued By School District After Autistic Boy Arrested In Drug Sting

By McCarton Ackerman

Jesse Snodgrass was goaded into selling pot to an undercover officer, an all too commonplace occurrence that's spurred by police departments trying to boost narcotics arrest numbers. MORE  

Outrage Over Arrest of Special Needs Student for Selling $3 Vicodin Pill

By Shawn Dwyer

Pressured by undercover cops, a student with learning disabilities was forced to spend the holidays in juvenile hall. MORE  

Semester-Long Drug Op Busts So. Cal High School Students

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite being around for decades, the policy of cops posing as high school students has remained controversial. MORE  

Dot-Com Millionaire Caught Selling Painkillers

By Chrisanne Grise

A co-founder of Live Online faces a long prison sentence after being felled by her addiction to Rx drugs. MORE  

US Servicemen Caught in Cartel Murder-for-Hire Sting

By May Wilkerson

Undercover bust ends in arrests and death for men seeking work as hired guns for the Los Zetas drug gang. MORE  

Life Imitates Art: Cop Undercover at High School

By McCarton Ackerman

In a true story weirdly like new movie 21 Jump Street, a 22-year-old cop busts a high school drugs ring. MORE  

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Serial Fraudster Blames Return to Jail on Gambling Addiction

Shaun Nixon is currently behind bars for his fourth fraud conviction in seven years.

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Vets Fight Against Prescription Drugs and Prescribing Doctors

Veterans who have been overprescribed medications are starting to take matters into their own hands.

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Study: Teen Pot Smokers May End Up on Disability as Adults

An extensive study conducted by Swedish researchers found that male pot smokers are more likely to require disability pensions when they're older.

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Iran Opens First State-Run Rehab For Alcoholism

Despite doling out the death penalty for just drinking alcohol, Iran has now made combating alcoholism a top priority.

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Australia's Top Junior Tennis Player Banned For Ecstasy Use

Bradley Mousley won't be allowed to compete again until next year.

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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.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

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?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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