The Fix | News http://www.thefix.com/news Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Pot Businesses Shut Out of Banks Are Investing in Pricey Bongs http://www.thefix.com/content/pot-businesses-shut-out-banks-are-investing-pricey-bongs <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/smoking%20bong_0.jpg?itok=dcxwh9OI" alt="" /><p>Legal marijuana retailers are still facing the challenge of being an all-cash business.</p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:30:00 -0500 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/pot-businesses-shut-out-banks-are-investing-pricey-bongs Morning Roundup: Mar. 2, 2015 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-march-2-2015 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/richard%20carrillo.jpg?itok=Blaku7Bp" alt="" /><p><strong>Nevada assemblyman</strong> arrested for DUI, doctor busted with <strong>cocaine on face</strong>, and man refused <strong>beer run</strong> burns down house.</p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:00:00 -0500 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-march-2-2015 Congressional Bills Could Pave Way for Nationwide Legal Marijuana http://www.thefix.com/content/congressional-bills-could-pave-way-nationwide-legal-marijuana <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/united%20states%20congress.jpg?itok=OnWv1pqf" alt="" /><p>The bills were introduced by members of Congress from Colorado and Oregon.</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/congressional-bills-could-pave-way-nationwide-legal-marijuana Hookah Smoke as Toxic as Cigarettes, Study Says http://www.thefix.com/content/hookah-smoke-toxic-cigarettes-study-says <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/hookah%20smoke.jpg?itok=i0kfrcE-" alt="" /><p>Despite carrying the same risks as regular smoke, hookahs remain popular among young people.</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/hookah-smoke-toxic-cigarettes-study-says Former Celebrity Journalist Let Go of Religion to Recover from Addiction http://www.thefix.com/content/former-celebrity-journalist-let-go-religion-recover-addiction <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/kevin%20sessums.jpg?itok=9qbJW4No" alt="" /><p>“I am not a Christian. And that has been my salvation.”</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:30:00 -0500 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/former-celebrity-journalist-let-go-religion-recover-addiction Annual Awards Show Highlights Overcoming Stigma of Addiction http://www.thefix.com/content/annual-awards-show-highlights-overcoming-stigma-addiction <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/joey%20pants.jpg?itok=1W0JynoC" alt="" /><p>Last night's Experience, Strength And Hope Award Show celebrated the connection between entertainment and recovery.</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:00:00 -0500 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/annual-awards-show-highlights-overcoming-stigma-addiction Rob Ford Puts Crack Cocaine Admission Tie Up On eBay http://www.thefix.com/content/rob-ford-puts-crack-cocaine-admission-tie-ebay <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/rob%20ford%20sports%20tie.jpg?itok=IRdcQ2zE" alt="" /><p>The former Mayor of Toronto continues his long slide into obscurity.</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/rob-ford-puts-crack-cocaine-admission-tie-ebay MLB Star Josh Hamilton Reportedly Suffers Relapse http://www.thefix.com/content/mlb-star-josh-hamilton-reportedly-suffers-relapse <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/josh%20hamilton%20angels.jpg?itok=LaiUyGC7" alt="" /><p>The once feel-good story of Hamilton's recovery from addiction has taken a dark turn.</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/mlb-star-josh-hamilton-reportedly-suffers-relapse Morning Roundup: Feb. 27, 2015 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-feb-27-2015 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/stripper%20pole.jpg?itok=vemEcl_S" alt="" /><p><strong>Busted stripper</strong> claims pills were for bad back, police arrest woman drunk on <strong>hand sanitizer</strong>, and snowplow driver <strong>found drunk</strong> on the job.</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:00:00 -0500 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-feb-27-2015 Heroin Addict Robs Girl Scouts to Get His Fix http://www.thefix.com/content/heroin-addict-robs-girl-scouts-get-his-fix <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/man%20cop%20arrest.jpg?itok=za2TUVYX" alt="" /><p>Cody Phillip Gintz said he was "desperate" to feed his addiction.</p> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/heroin-addict-robs-girl-scouts-get-his-fix