The Fix | News http://www.thefix.com/news Addiction and recovery, straight up. en More Russians Turning to Cheap, Dangerous Alcohol Alternatives http://www.thefix.com/content/more-russians-turning-cheap-dangerous-alcohol-alternatives <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/moonshine%20still.jpg?itok=WIlF0YoZ" alt="" /><p>Russia's worsening economy has led to its citizens turning to more dangerous substances.</p> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0400 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/more-russians-turning-cheap-dangerous-alcohol-alternatives Death by Pot Candy: Multiple Fatalities in Colorado Linked to Marijuana Edibles http://www.thefix.com/content/suicide-pot-candy-multiple-deaths-colorado-linked-marijuana-edibles <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/peach%20edibles.png?itok=0O2_U642" alt="" /><p>The family of Luke Goodman is blaming edibles for his suicide last week.</p> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:30:00 -0400 Zachary Siegel http://www.thefix.com/content/suicide-pot-candy-multiple-deaths-colorado-linked-marijuana-edibles San Francisco Could Become First City With Full Drug Take-Back Program http://www.thefix.com/content/san-francisco-could-become-first-city-full-drug-take-back-program <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/prescription%20pill%20bottles.jpg?itok=-EHolbTd" alt="" /><p>The city's Board of Supervisors took a "major step forward" in holding drug manufacturers responsible for their product.</p> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/san-francisco-could-become-first-city-full-drug-take-back-program Morning Roundup: Mar. 27, 2015 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-mar-27-2015 <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/willie%20nelson.jpg?itok=z0W90MIQ" alt="" /><p><strong>Willie Nelson</strong> starting own brand of weed, <strong>Scott Disick</strong> allegedly addicted to cocaine, and <strong>bank robber</strong> shows up to robbery drunk.</p> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-mar-27-2015 Famed Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Talks About His Drug Addiction http://www.thefix.com/content/famed-boxer-julio-cesar-chavez-talks-about-his-drug-addiction <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/julio%20cesar%20chavez%20sr.jpeg?itok=Y87TOaR0" alt="" /><p>The former six-time champion hit rock bottom after his career, but found sobriety and a chance to help others.</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:30:00 -0400 Brent McCluskey http://www.thefix.com/content/famed-boxer-julio-cesar-chavez-talks-about-his-drug-addiction Meth Use on the Rise in Australia, Report Finds http://www.thefix.com/content/meth-use-rise-australia-report-finds <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/australia%20drugs%20concept.jpg?itok=DHqX7_UL" alt="" /><p>A report by the Australian Crime Commission shows how dire the meth situation has become Down Under.</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:30:00 -0400 Brent McCluskey http://www.thefix.com/content/meth-use-rise-australia-report-finds Three Drinks a Day Could Cause Liver Cancer http://www.thefix.com/content/three-drinks-day-could-cause-liver-cancer <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/liver%20cancer.jpg?itok=bGCKGORv" alt="" /><p>Liver cancer is one of the deadliest and more common forms of cancer.</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/three-drinks-day-could-cause-liver-cancer Florida Teacher Given Lifetime Ban for Doing Cocaine During School Hours http://www.thefix.com/content/florida-teacher-receives-lifetime-ban-reportedly-doing-cocaine-during-school-hours <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/young%20woman%20doing%20cocaine.jpg?itok=zJgTWQxp" alt="" /><p>Kindergarten teacher Judith Offret showed signs of being impaired while teaching a roomful of five-year-olds.</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/florida-teacher-receives-lifetime-ban-reportedly-doing-cocaine-during-school-hours DEA Approves MDMA Study for People with Life-Threatening Illnesses http://www.thefix.com/content/dea-approves-mdma-study-people-life-threatening-illnesses <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/mdma%20chemical.jpg?itok=qDtbGnL1" alt="" /><p>The trial could pave the way toward using psychedelics for therapeutic use.</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/dea-approves-mdma-study-people-life-threatening-illnesses “F--- It” Reporter’s Pot Club Searched by Alaskan Police http://www.thefix.com/content/%E2%80%9Cf-it%E2%80%9D-reporter%E2%80%99s-pot-club-searched-alaskan-police <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/charlene%20egbe.jpg?itok=Y7Cpxljr" alt="" /><p>Charlene Egbe, also known as Charlo Greene, re-opened her cannabis club the day after being raided by police.</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/%E2%80%9Cf-it%E2%80%9D-reporter%E2%80%99s-pot-club-searched-alaskan-police