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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
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.

4/23/14 7:30pm
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.

4/23/14 5:30pm
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.

4/23/14 3:30pm
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.

4/23/14 1:00pm
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.

4/23/14 10:30am

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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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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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