The Fix | News Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Chinese Drug Treatment Patients Compete in 155-mile Ultramarathon <img src="" alt="" /><p>Two recovering addicts battled through heatwaves and sandstorms in the Golbi Desert.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita Video: Danny Trejo’s Path from Prison to Drug Abuse Education and Acting Fame <img src="" alt="" /><p>The popular tough guy actor is featured in a documentary exclusively being previewed on The Fix.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson Impact of Genetic Risk in Opioid Abuse Examined at ICOO <img src="" alt="" /><p>Researchers are hopeful that identifying genetic reactions to treatment will lead to better outcomes.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt Biomarker In Young Adult Binge Drinkers Measured for First Time <img src="" alt="" /><p>The groundbreaking study examined the relationship between biomarkers and alcohol consumption.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Brent McCluskey Nearly Half Of Heroin Addicts Were Initially Prescription Medication Abusers <img src="" alt="" /><p>Heroin overdose deaths have also quadrupled in the last decade.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman New Study Suggests Marijuana Could Reduce Withdrawals In Opioid Users <img src="" alt="" /><p>But anti-pot advocates are mad that researchers are touting weed as a safe alternative to pills.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Morning Roundup: July 30, 2015 <img src="" alt="" /><p><strong>Macklemore</strong> admits to relapsing, MTV casting <strong>flakka addicts</strong> for reality show, and <strong>drunk badger</strong> found on beach.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer Oregon to Begin Selling Recreational Marijuana in October <img src="" alt="" /><p>Gov. Kate Brown signed a law that moved up the availability of marijuana for sale much sooner than expected.</p> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman If Chris Christie is Elected President, Say Goodbye to Marijuana Reform <img src="" alt="" /><p>The Republican hopeful curiously espouses by far the harshest stance against the marijuana movement.</p> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:30:00 -0400 Zachary Siegel Marijuana Use on the Rise Among Young People in the UK, While Penalties Decrease <img src="" alt="" /><p>Anti-drug campaigns fear that the rise in marijuana use stems from law enforcement “turning a blind eye” to offenses.</p> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson