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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  

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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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Global Drug Survey Shows Alcohol Is Most Commonly Used Drug In The World

Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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Morning Roundup: April 16, 2014

Lindsay Lohan drinks at Coachella, drunk Russian struggles with fence, New Jersey voters more relaxed with weed, and Barbra Steisand not happy with pot comments.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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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