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Florida Cop Arrested On Cocaine, Murder-for-Hire Charges

By Shawn Dwyer

An internal affairs officer allegedly plotted to help an unnamed criminal organization to distribute cocaine, acquire illegal weapons, and murder rival dealers. MORE  

Rogues’ Gallery: L.A. Sheriff’s Deputies Accused of Heroin Smuggling, Rape, Grand Theft

By Paul Gaita

Amidst the stunning revelations revealing massive criminality in the department, Sheriff Lee Baca abruptly resigned his post after 48 years on the job. MORE  

Why Is This Man Still in Jail?

By Seth Ferranti

Federal agents yanked Richard Wershe from high school and groomed him as a high-profile drug dealer. When he transformed into the notorious White Boy Rick, the feds turned their backs. Now he's doing life in jail. MORE  

Chicago Cops Robbed Dealers, Sold Cocaine

By Ben Feuerherd

Three Chicago-area police officers are busted after a DEA probe. MORE  

Rio Nabs 63 Cops In Corruption Crackdown

By McCarton Ackerman

Dozens of officers whose duty is to clean up the city are themselves charged with drug trafficking and kidnapping. MORE  

NYPD Cop Robbed Drug Dealers While Off Duty

By McCarton Ackerman

A former NYPD member gets 25 years for working as hired muscle for drug bandits in his free time. MORE  

Video: Kids in Mexican Drug War Film Storm

By McCarton Ackerman

A "mockumentary" showing children in drug war scenes sends a potent message to Mexican presidential candidates. MORE  

Brooklyn Detective Planted Crack on Innocent Victims

By Ariel Nagi

In the latest blow to the scandal-plagued NYPD, a cop is convicted of planting crack cocaine on a young couple. Former detective testifies it's a "common habit." MORE  

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.

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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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Rehabilitation Directories

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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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