The Fix | News Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Kentucky Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against OxyContin Maker <img src="" alt="" /><p>The Commonwealth of Kentucky has joined two California counties and the city of Chicago in suing the makers of the highly addictive painkiller.</p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Brent McCluskey Yonkers Police Officers Charged With Lying About Drugs to Obtain Search Warrant <img src="" alt="" /><p>Dario Tena fell 30 feet to his death after Christian Koch and Neil Vera lied to a judge in order to obtain a warrant.</p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim Toys "R" Us Sells ‘Breaking Bad’ Figurines That Come With Bags of Meth, Cash <img src="" alt="" /><p>A Florida mother and fan of the show has started a campaign to have the toy store chain remove the figures from their shelves.</p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Brent McCluskey California Docs Face Mandatory Drug Testing If Prop 46 Passes <img src="" alt="" /><p>Opponents claim that the drug testing provision is to disguise the true nature of the proposition—raising the cap on non-economic damages for lawsuits.</p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Victoria Kim Facebook Slams DEA Over Creating Fake Profiles <img src="" alt="" /><p>The social media giant ordered the DEA to comply with their Terms of Use policy and stop creating fake accounts to catch drug dealers.</p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Steven Tyler Addresses Maui Drug Court Graduates <img src="" alt="" /><p>The Aerosmith frontman said he was 'nervous' and 'fighting' addiction every day.</p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Morning Roundup: Oct. 21, 2014 <img src="" alt="" /><p><strong>London mayor</strong> regrets snorting sugar instead of cocaine, Google exec killer says <strong>heroin overdose</strong> was accidental, and Ole Miss fan <strong>drunkenly interviews</strong> quarterback.</p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer Colorado Officials Now Want to Ban Edibles <img src="" alt="" /><p>Despite the overall success of legalized marijuana in Colorado, state officials want to roll back part of the law by calling for a near-total ban on weed edibles.</p> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer United Nations Says Illegal Meth Manufacturing Is Spreading <img src="" alt="" /><p>Meth manufacturing has spread in developing countries thanks to lax government regulation and minimal police intervention.</p> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt Brain Abnormalities In Gamblers Different From Drug Addicts <img src="" alt="" /><p>A new study has shown that gambling addicts don't have the same brain alterations as abusers of cocaine or heroin.</p> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer