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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  

Death Of GWAR Frontman Being Treated As Drug-Related

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Despite Brockie declaring that he only drank and smoked weed, authorities reportedly have evidence that may prove otherwise. MORE  

Police in Baltimore Suburb Will Carry Heroin Overdose Spray

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Anne Arundel County is believed to be the first Maryland county to allow its police to use Narcan kits, which its chief hopes will both save lives and prevent crime. MORE  

New Ballot Measure Will Require Doctors To Undergo Drug Testing

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The measure is sponsored by Bob Pack, a California man whose children died in a car crash caused by an addict. MORE  

Kelly Osbourne Talks About Drug Addiction Woes

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Having kicked her drug habit six years ago, Osbourne has made great strides in remaking her trust fund brat image. MORE  

Knights Templar Cartel Members Forced To Eat Hearts of Children

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The vile and heartbreaking initiation practice was ordered by former Knights Templar leader, Nazario Moreno, who was shot dead by police earlier this month. MORE  

Snail Venom Has Potential to Create Powerful New Painkillers

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Though still in the research phase, the venom-filled treatment could produce a new class of drugs one hundred times more powerful than morphine. MORE  

German Officials Seize Cocaine-Filled Condoms Headed For Vatican

By McCarton Ackerman

The drugs were shipped from South America and addressed only to the Vatican post office, leaving the ultimate recipient a mystery. MORE  

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

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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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Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

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