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Australians Seek Heavier Punishment for Drunk One-Punch Killers

By Bryan Le

Following the drunken punch assaults that killed two teenagers in New South Wales, concerned groups are calling for stricter laws on alcohol-related violence. MORE  

Alcohol and Tobacco Use in Movies on the Decline

By Shawn Dwyer

A new report shows that boozing and smoking has been seen less frequently in movies over the past three decades, even though sex and violence remains the same. MORE  

Video: Gung-Ho Rio Cops Chase Trafficker in Chopper

By McCarton Ackerman

This film of the pursuit of a drug trafficker raises concerns about trigger-happy Brazilian policing. 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  

Canadian Gangs Enter Mexico's Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

A report suggests Canadian mobsters have been working directly with the drug cartels. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 26, 2013

By The Fix staff

Medical marijuana goes even more corporate, French bottled water contains prescription drugs, and Michael Bublé's muse is booze. MORE  

Drunk Woman Penalized for Hurling Hamster

By Bryan Le

A Scotswoman gets 160 hours of community service for chucking the family pet down the stairs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 25, 2013

By The Fix staff

Mexican blogger fights drug war with Facebook, Mischa Barton owes $9k to sobriety coaches, and sober St. Patty's Day spreads to Ireland. MORE  

Colombia Sits Down With the FARC

By McCarton Ackerman

Can the first peace talks with the rebel army in over a decade end a drug-fueled war that's half a century old? MORE  

Cartels Wager Drug Money on Cockfights

By Chrisanne Grise

The Mexican tradition of cockfighting draws cartel members as violence surges both inside—and outside—the ring. MORE  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 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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