The Fix | News Addiction and recovery, straight up. en GOP Congressman Admits To Using MMJ While In Office <img src="" alt="" /><p>Prior to his admission, US Rep Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) has been the GOP's primary voice in the charge for Congress to revamp marijuana laws.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 May 2016 19:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Indicted Doctor Is Self-Proclaimed 'Poster Child' For 'Irrational' Drug War <img src="" alt="" /><p>Jeffrey Bado, who prescribed over 3 million oxycodone from 2010-2012, will stand trial on a 322-count federal indictment for overprescribing painkillers.</p> Fri, 27 May 2016 17:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim New York Gov. Cuomo Says Current Heroin Crisis ‘Worse Than’ Crack Epidemic <img src="" alt="" /><p>Should the governor compare these two vastly different epidemics?</p> Fri, 27 May 2016 15:30:00 -0400 Zachary Siegel Meth Burritos and Other Ways Drugs are Smuggled into the United States <img src="" alt="" /><p>From meth burritos to fake carrots, drug smugglers will stop at nothing to keep their drugs flowing into the US.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:00:00 -0400 Seth Ferranti 'The Voice' Winner Alisan Porter Talks Overcoming Drug And Alcohol Addiction <img src="" alt="" /><p>"Every day that I wake up to my kids clear as a bell and ready to take on another day in this new skin, I am grateful. It’s a high like no other."</p> Fri, 27 May 2016 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Jeff Daniels Talks About Relapsing After 14 Years of Sobriety <img src="" alt="" /><p>As <em>The Newsroom</em> star began to land bigger roles in the early 2000s, he turned to alcohol to take the stress away, which led to a relapse.</p> Fri, 27 May 2016 08:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson Morning Roundup: May 27, 2016 <img src="" alt="" /><p>Mom of 'Affluenza Teen' <strong>indicted</strong> for helping son escape to Mexico, first <strong>pot-friendly gym</strong> slated to open in San Francisco, and <strong>Marco Rubio</strong> demands new solutions for heroin epidemic.</p> Fri, 27 May 2016 07:00:00 -0400 Victoria Kim NOFX Frontman Fat Mike Chronicles Painkiller Detox on Instagram <img src="" alt="" /><p>The 49-year-old punk rocker has been very open about his past drug and alcohol use and is now sharing the ups and downs of his detox on social media.</p> Thu, 26 May 2016 19:30:00 -0400 Dorri Olds Video Details Incarceration of Recovering Addict Due To Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Laws <img src="" alt="" /><p>Mandatory minimum sentencing laws forced a judge to sentence a sober, recovering addict to a 10-year-sentence for a 4-year-old drug crime.</p> Thu, 26 May 2016 17:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim Drug Czar Takes Stance Against Stigma-Filled Terms Like 'Abuser' And 'Addict' <img src="" alt="" /><p>Michael Botticelli is speaking out about how stigma and shame-filled terms create obstacles for people in need of recovery.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 26 May 2016 15:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt