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URL :http://www.thefix.com/
Filed Under:Health / Addiction
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Posts / Week:37
Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

White House Clamps Down on Narcotic Drug Prescriptions

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Hydrocodone combination drugs like Vicodin will be reclassified in an effort to reduce drug abuse.

New Drug Acetyl Fentanyl 15 Times More Potent Than Heroin

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A close cousin to its namesake, acetyl fentanyl has been sold on the streets in packages marked as heroin.

Morning Roundup: Aug. 25, 2014

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Le'Von Bell didn't know driving high could lead to DUI, Oklahoma medical marijuana petition falls short, and man in penguin suit steals booze from stores.

Serial Fraudster Blames Return to Jail on Gambling Addiction

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Shaun Nixon is currently behind bars for his fourth fraud conviction in seven years.

Vets Fight Against Prescription Drugs and Prescribing Doctors

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Veterans who have been overprescribed medications are starting to take matters into their own hands.

Ending the War on Drugs: A Radical Take From Emerging Leader Dr. Carl Hart

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

As a public figure neuroscientist Carl Hart is changing minds about drug use itself. This after fighting the drug wars and then fighting the racism and myths behind them.

Study: Teen Pot Smokers May End Up on Disability as Adults

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An extensive study conducted by Swedish researchers found that male pot smokers are more likely to require disability pensions when they're older.

Iran Opens First State-Run Rehab For Alcoholism

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite doling out the death penalty just drinking alcohol, Iran has now made combating alcoholism a top priority.

Stepping Over the Bodies

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Life on the frontlines of the real War on Drugs in the recovery capital of the world.

Australia's Top Junior Tennis Player Banned For Ecstasy Use

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Bradley Mousley won't be allowed to compete again until next year.

Uber Begins Trial Run for Delivering Drug Store Products

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Uber Corner Store will begin on-demand deliveries of drug store medicines, though other companies have been caught delivering more illicit drugs.

Morning Roundup: Aug. 22, 2014

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood still struggles with addiction, man named Stoner arrested for weed, and teen shot for stealing pot plant.

Alcohol, Internet Gambling Addictions Skyrocket in Japan

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A recent survey showed a sharp rise in addictions that exacerbated by social stigma.

Seven Year Old Rats Out Mom for Meth Habit

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Florida boy evidently witnessed his mother cook meth and told an adult.

Arresting the Deliveryman

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

When people ship illegal drugs via shipping services, are the shipping services to blame?

Student Charged In Philip Seymour Hoffman Death Reports on Treatment

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Juliana Luchkiw, the Parsons student arrested in connection with the actor's heroin overdose, gave the court an update on her treatment progress.

Jeb Bush Torn Between Being Anti-MMJ and Pro-States' Rights

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The former governor of Florida looks wishy-washy in his attempt to play both sides of the issue.

Brooke Mueller's Ex-Assistant Says He Was Her 'Drug Mule'

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Lior Masaphor has claimed that the socialite and former wife of Charlie Sheen was "literally wasted" most of the time.

Bogus 'Facebook Drug Task Force' Story Goes Viral

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Drug users were in an online panic until realizing they'd been had.

Morning Roundup: Aug. 21, 2014

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Jackie Chan 'ashamed' over Jaycee's pot bust, drunk man sneaks aboard plane on baggage carousel, and Weed Bus makes debut in Seattle.

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