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Venezuelan Officials Tied To Colombian Drug Traffickers

By Shawn Dwyer

A former top intelligence officer was among those indicted for helping Colombian traffickers run drugs into the United States. MORE  

Venezuela Bans Booze to Mourn Chavez

By Bryan Le

The nation goes dry for a full week after the passing of their president. MORE  

Will Chavez Death Improve Drug War Relations?

By McCarton Ackerman

The US hopes Chavez' successor will be more cooperative in combatting cocaine trafficking. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 19, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Russia bans vodka on holiday flights, Venezuelan smugglers disguise themselves as Olympians, and Boy George talks about kicking drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 6, 2012

By Bryan Le

The prospect of pot tourism could influence states' legalization votes, lieutenant to Sinaloa cartel leader Guzman arrested, and vodka/sun combo sparks liquor store inferno. MORE  

How Will Traffickers React to Chavez Victory?

By McCarton Ackerman

Venezuela's longtime leader, often described as "soft" on drug trafficking by US critics, is re-elected. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Captured Colombian drug lord disguised his face with plastic surgery, medical pot activists protest at Obama's campaign HQ, and Snoop Lion shares a bong with his son. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 17, 2012

By The Fix staff

Colorado voters lean towards legalizing marijuana in November, ban on Czech liquor spreads after deaths, and Cali waitress caught serving sides of coke and meth. 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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Head Shop Owner Gets 17½ Years for Selling Synthetic Drugs

Jim Carlson's long prison sentence will serve as a testing ground for future synthetic drug prosecutions.

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The most dangerous drug is still the most popular—and the most legal.

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'Girls' Star Zosia Mamet Reveals Eating Disorder

The actress wrote about her long struggle in a column published in Glamour magazine.

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E-Cigarettes Are Not As Harmless As We've Been Told

A number of recent studies have shown that vapor contains harmful byproducts that can cause asthma, cancer, and heart disease.

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Documentary Examines Addiction Among Classical Musicians

The British-made Addicts Symphony explores the surprising rise of drug abuse among classical musicians.

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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.

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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