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Drug Overdoses Speculated As Cause of Death For Two Former Navy SEALs

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Police found traces of narcotics and hypodermic needles after the bodies of two dead private security personnel were found aboard Captain Phillips' famed ship. MORE  

Mexican President Convinced Drug War Violence Has Been 'Contained'

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President Enrique Peña Nieto pointed to an overall improvement in murder and robbery rates, while at the same time acknowledging problems have grown in certain regions of the country. MORE  

Teachers Refuse Drug Tests After Heroin Found In Elementary School

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All but one teacher refused to submit to testing after heroin and needles were found in the men's bathroom. MORE  

College Rapper Tweeted About Drugs Hours Before Death

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Dustyn Frolka, or D-Fro, was found on the side of a highway in respiratory distress before dying at the hospital. Police are investigating possible homicide, though the rapper tweeted about using DMT. MORE  

Mom Posts Facebook Photo of Drunk Son Covered In Vomit

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Nikki Hunter drunk-shamed her son after he downed a ridiculous amount of booze while taking part in the neknominate craze. MORE  

Russia Demands Access To Drug Smuggler Imprisoned In U.S.

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Russia's Foreign Ministry wants to send doctors and diplomats to visit Konstantin Yaroshenko after reports that he's suffering from declining health. MORE  

Law Enforcement Struggling To Fight Back Against Rise of Synthetic Drugs

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Despite hundreds of synthetic drugs flooding the United States, law enforcement agencies are hamstrung by bureaucratic inertia and a lack of legal authority. MORE  

Dennis Rodman Leaves Alcohol Rehab, Immediately Relapses, Denies Drinking Problem

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The former NBA great followed up his disastrous trip to North Korea by refusing to acknowledge that he has a problem with booze. MORE  

Colin Farrell Describes Sober Sex As "Terrifying"

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The Irish actor was used to more casual, drunken encounters in dark rooms and toilets. MORE  

Human Rights Groups Protest Sentencing 30 Drug Traffickers To Death in Vietnam

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The United Nations has been asked to strip Vietnam's anti-drug funding, but so far the international body has yet to publicly respond. MORE  

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According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.

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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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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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