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Maine Considers Legalizing Pot To Fund Anti-Drug Efforts

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Republican Corey Wilson has suggested that Gov. Paul LePage's anti-drug crackdown could be paid for by legalizing marijuana. MORE  

Cameron Douglas Released From Solitary Confinement

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After nearly two years, Douglas has emerged from solitary and he has his father's Emmy acceptance speech to thank. MORE  

Cory Monteith's Final Film 'McCanick' Hits Theaters This Friday

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In a sad piece of dramatic irony, the actor plays a drug addict being hunted down by a narcotics officer. MORE  

Hotel Heir Found Dead After Alleged Drug Overdose

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The heir to the Denihan Hospitality Group was found dead near a batch of cocaine, crystal meth, and the club drug GHB. MORE  

Indianapolis Colts Owner 'Desperately Needs Help' After DWI Arrest

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Despite his denials, Jim Irsay has been struggling with drug and alcohol addiction for decades, with one fellow owner calling him a 'sick, sick man'. MORE  

Demi Lovato Accuses Lady Gaga of 'Glamorizing' Eating Disorders

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The former Disney star criticized the reigning pop queen's vomit-inducing performance at SXSW. MORE  

Sober Josh Brolin Opens Up About Former Heroin Use

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The No Country For Old Men actor detailed his miscreant youth in Southern California while opening up about realizing he was on a destructive path. MORE  

Father Arrested After Toddler Son Tests Positive For Meth

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The child was taken to a dope house, where he was exposed to second-hand meth smoke that deteriorated his health. MORE  

Comedian George Lopez Vows To Stay Sober After Arrest

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Since passing out drunk on a casino floor in Canada, the popular comedian tried to laugh off the incident after becoming a national joke. MORE  

Drug Abuse Costs Employers $81 Billion Per Year

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The staggering cost to companies with employees on drugs typically comes in the form of poor work performance and lack of productivity. MORE  

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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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Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

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.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

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

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

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

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