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The 12 Craziest NFL Drug & Alcohol Arrests in the Last Year

By McCarton Ackerman

Since March 2013, NFL players have been arrested a staggering 48 times. Over 27 of these arrests have been related to drugs and alcohol. (There's a handy database to keep track.) From bar fights to team smoking sessions, check out the 12 biggest drug fumbles among NFL players in the last 12 months.  MORE  

The 12 Craziest Celebrity Drug Stories Of 2013

By McCarton Ackerman

From throwing bongs, to bizarre methods of getting sober and tragic deaths, The Fix recaps the biggest Hollywood drug stories of the year. MORE  

10 Politicians Arrested For Drugs In 2013

By McCarton Ackerman

2013 isn't all about Rob Ford, crack and Toronto. The USA has plenty of its own drug and alcohol fueled politicians. Here are 10 cases from this year showing that our own politicians aren't above the law either.  MORE  

10 Former Stoner Musicians Who Quit Smoking Pot

By McCarton Ackerman

These artists made no secret of their love for all things weed, but eventually had enough and attempted the drug-free life—with varying degrees of success. MORE  

How Blockbusters Quit Smoking

By Bryan Le

Cigarettes used to be cool, and it showed in our taste in movies. But as time passed, Hollywood began to leave smoking on the cutting-room floor. Witness the transition in these 10 classic summer flicks. MORE  

Read Their Slips: 10 Tripped Up Politicians

By McCarton Ackerman

Politicians—drug prohibitionists included—make many moves that leave us wondering if they were under the influence of something. Frequently, they're unfortunate enough to provide hard evidence. MORE  

10 Memorial Days to Forget

By Bryan Le

Getting drunk on Memorial Day is as American as apple pie—and can also be as deadly as a rattlesnake. Avoid the fates of these boat-crashing, chopper-burning miscreants. MORE  

The Fix Hosts David Sheff

By Hunter R. Slaton

Fix readers and staff gathered with addiction experts and advocates for a memorable event with author David Sheff in Newport Beach. MORE  

10 Superheroes With Addictions

By Bryan Le

The new Iron Man 3 movie airbrushes out Tony Stark's gripping alcoholism sub-plot. But comic books have rarely been so squeamish. These caped crusaders fought their addictions with a KA-POW! MORE  

10 TV Characters Who Relapsed

By McCarton Ackerman

Relapse is grim, but is it always as gruesome as shows like House, The Sopranos and Breaking Bad suggest? Thankfully not—but it sure drives ratings. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels

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.

4/16/14 3:30pm
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.

4/16/14 1:00pm
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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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

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."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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