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Tori Spelling Faces New Round Of Eating Disorder Concern

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According to sources close to the actress, Spelling has been 'extremely depressed' since husband Dean McDermott cheated on her. MORE  

Afghan Man Trades Sister For Heroin

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With opium use common throughout the war-torn country, Afghanis like Abdurahim Mutar have few places to turn for addiction treatment. MORE  

Social Media Becomes Hotbed For Drug Cartels To Boast Of Violence

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Dubbed narcomedia, the trend of cartels using social media to display acts of violence has been growing more widespread. MORE  

Michigan Woman Faces Jail After Bragging About 'Beating' Breathalyzer Test

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Colleen Cudney could wind up in jail for three months for revealing that she violated the terms of her probation with a status update. MORE  

Ohio Launches Drug Court For Women

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After noticing the high rate of female repeat offenders, Judge Gregory Singer has decided to create a drug court that specifically addresses the issues of women addicts. MORE  

Tory MP Resigns Over Drug And Sex Allegations With Rent Boy

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Conservative MP Mark Menzies gave the male prostitute a tour of the Houses of Parliament before asking for methodrone and sex. MORE  

Massachusetts Facing Epidemic of Drug-Addicted Newborns

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Due to the overall rise of opiate use, Massachusetts has seen a stark rise in the number of babies born addicted to drugs. And without federal help, hospitals are left to their own devices. MORE  

Former Blur Frontman Says Heroin Made Him 'Incredibly Productive'

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Albarn said he was able to taper his addiction in order to maximize his creativity, even though he ultimately said that any addiction "is not good." MORE  

Occasional Stimulant Use Changes Brain Of Users

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A new research study shows that even part-time stimulant use can alter brain chemistry. MORE  

Major League Baseball Increases Punishments For Drug Violations

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While increasing punishment for violators, MLB will also reduce suspensions for those who unintentionally used drugs. MORE  

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