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Morning Roundup: April 24, 2013

By The Fix staff

College binge drinking boosts risk of heart disease, US citizen was wrongly deported over pot possession, and Madonna's brother arrested after drunken fight with police. MORE  

Russell Simmons Leads Cyber March Vs. War on Drugs

By Sarah Beller

The Def Jam magnate urges people around the world to join tomorrow's "cyber march" against US drug policy. MORE  

Pot Shop to Open Under Politicians' Noses

By Chrisanne Grise

After a long struggle, a medical marijuana dispensary will open in DC, just blocks from the Capitol. MORE  

Matthew Perry Defends Drug Courts

By May Wilkerson

The Friends star and recovering addict lobbies Congress as a way to give back. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 27, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Egypt seizes massive marijuana haul, the feds set their sights on medical pot in LA, and how Rx drug dealers targeted the Walgreens supply chain. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 1, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drunk drivers in DC will face harsher penalties, TV addiction may boost diabetes risk in seniors, and Dennis Hopper's son is accused of drugged rape. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 30, 2012

By Bryan Le

"Wal-Mart of weed" opens in DC, Elton John took as much cocaine as Whitney, and arrested drunk's Bohemian Rhapsody cover goes viral. MORE  

Smokers Face Fight to Light Up at Home

By McCarton Ackerman

Neighbors' complaints could lead to home smoking bans for public housing residents. MORE  

DC Rehabbers Poisoned by Carbon Monoxide

By Jennifer Matesa

Forty-three patients and staff went through retox thanks to a clogged vent at Washington's Second Genesis rehab. MORE  

Montel Williams Supports DC Pot Program

By Ariel Nagi

The talk show host's non-profit fights to dispense medical marijuana in cities like Washington and Denver. MORE  

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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?

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

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