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Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

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Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others. MORE  

Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

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By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him. MORE  

Willie Nelson's Daughter Busted For Marijuana Possession

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Paula Nelson followed her father's footsteps by getting busted with just under two ounces of weed in Texas. MORE  

Crime Lab Delays In Texas Sparking Bogus Drug Convictions

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A lack of rapid, competent forensic labs and a dearth of public resources has caused another black eye for justice in Texas. MORE  

California Gov. Jerry Brown Grants Dozens Of Drug Pardons

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The Golden State's governor celebrated the Easter holiday by granting 63 pardons, many of which were for previous possession or sales convictions. MORE  

Poll Shows Americans Are Against Legalizing Other Drugs

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While support for legal marijuana has grown in recent years, most people remain staunchly opposed to harder drugs being legalized. MORE  

Whoopi Goldberg to Write Pot Column For Denver Post

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Even though she was once a functioning addict, the Oscar-winning actress turned to vaporized weed to treat headaches stemming from glaucoma. MORE  

The 10 Craziest Athlete Excuses For Failed Drug Tests

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From conspiracy theories to all-night sex marathons, these star athletes were shameless in trying to escape their positive drug test results – and a few even managed to dodge the bullet. MORE  

Death Penalty Could Be Issued In Drug Conspiracy Case

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Three suspects, including the alleged head of an entrenched drug dealing operation, face numerous criminal charges, including homicide. MORE  

'X-Men' Director Accused Of Drugging, Raping Teenage Boy

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Bryan Singer has been accused of using drugs and alcohol to sexually assault a 17 year old in the late 1990s, charges the director has vehemently denied. MORE  

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Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Morning Roundup: April 24, 2014

Fourth graders busted for selling pot, father strangles son over gaming addiction, woman sold heroin from hospital bed, and playboy blames rich dad for gambling ring bust.

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California Moves To Clean Up Medical Pot Business

Fifteen years after its initial passage, California's medical marijuana law remains a headache for state politicians.

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Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

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Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

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For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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