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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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15 Australians Die From Alcohol Every Day, Report Says

A stunning increase in the numbers of Aussies injured by alcohol has prompted calls for tough warning labels.

7/30/14 7:30pm
Riker's Island Officers Arraigned for Smuggling Drugs Into Prison

An undercover sting operation in June busted two officers and one former officer smuggling prescription pills into Rikers Island prison.

7/30/14 5:30pm
Drew Barrymore's Half-Sister Found Dead of Apparent Overdose

Jessica Barrymore was parked on the street in her car surrounded by drugs, according to police.

7/30/14 3:30pm
Zac Efron Talks Addiction With...Bear Grylls?

The Neighbors actor spoke with the reality TV survivalist about addiction while eating worms in the Caskill mountains.

7/30/14 1:30pm
Nationwide Clearinghouse Proposed To Monitor Drug And Alcohol Offenses Of Truckers

Will a nationwide monitoring system to track the drug and alcohol use of truck drivers cause more issues than it proposes to fix?

7/30/14 11:30am

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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