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Drunk Canadian Swims From Ontario to Detroit

By May Wilkerson

After fulfilling a lifelong goal, his intercontinental swim was disrupted by a rescue mission. MORE  

North America Making Massive Amounts of Meth

By McCarton Ackerman

The world's meth supply is skyrocketing, with most of it made in the US and Mexico, says the UN. MORE  

What Rx Painkillers Cost the US

By Bryan Le

The numbers starkly illustrate the financial and human costs of the "opioid economy." MORE  

US Funds Cigarette-Smoke Detecting Underwear

By Bryan Le

Not satisfied with self-reported statistics, researchers develop an intimate way to track smoking habits. MORE  

Obama Vows to Stand by Mexico on Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

During his visit to Mexico, Obama focuses on the economy and downplays recent tensions. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 23, 2013

By The Fix staff

Mexicans fleeing drug violence seek asylum in the US, marijuana pill could relieve more pain, and Amanda Bynes tries to smoke weed at the gym. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 16, 2013

By Bryan Le

Mexico wants to "soften" drug war language, heroin spreads through US suburbs, and Snoop Lion and Ke$ha puff puff pass at the MTV Movie Awards. MORE  

"Benzo Fury" Is Legal, But Ragingly Addictive

By McCarton Ackerman

The popular synthetic club drug is as addictive as cocaine, researchers warn. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 28th, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Chile bans indoor smoking, nicotine addiction may be genetic, and Connecticut "Meth Priest" to plead guilty to drug charges.   MORE  

Venezuela Hosts More Traffickers Than It Admits

By May Wilkerson

Corruption and deceit mean Venezuela's role as major drug hub is under-reported. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels

According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.

4/16/14 7:30pm
Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

4/16/14 5:30pm
Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

4/16/14 3:30pm
Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

4/16/14 1:00pm
Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

4/16/14 10:30am

Rehabilitation Directories

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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