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Morning Roundup: Nov. 20, 2014

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Dave Chappelle may have bought weed from Idris Elba, bars encouraged to boycott drunken SantaCon, and drunk man cuts off best friend's penis.

Chinese Underworld Sells Drugs and Fake IDs on Dark Web

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From the mainland to Hong Kong, Chinese traders are taking full advantage of crypto-markets.

My Year In Rehab

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

I needed all the help I could get. And I got it.

Children of Addicts Must Work Harder to Fight Impulses

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Researchers found that improperly developed brains were as much of a factor as being in a substance abusing environment.

Will a New President Undo Marijuana's Progress?

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Whether Hillary Clinton on the left or one of the assorted cast of characters on the right, a new chief executive could change course on weed in 2016.

Global Drug Survey Looking for Participants

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As they do every year, the independent research group is looking to cull drug and alcohol use data for its 2015 survey.

Former Miss USA Tara Conner Opens Up About Getting Sober

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Conner has been sober for seven years and is now hoping to help others in their battle with addiction.

Married San Diego Cops Face Seven Years On Drug Charges

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Officers Bryce and Jennifer Charpentier were busted for dealing prescription drugs.

America's Senior Addiction Problem

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The Fix Q&A with Dr. Damon Raskin and Mrs. Ruth Dent about the addiction epidemic amongst the elderly from a professional and a personal perspective respectively.

Morning Roundup: Nov. 21, 2014

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Sharon Stone 'devastated' after nephew's overdose death, drunk man arrested driving stolen bulldozer, and U.S. sanctions Colombia soccer team over drug ties.

Professional Voices—Lift Up The Hood

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Can resilience be taught as a skill that can be applied as part of addiction treatment?

Research Shows Cannabinoids Slow Tumor Growth in Aggressive Cancer

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new study has revealed that cannabis can be used to augment radiation therapy.

Study Suggests Prisons Use Expensive Hep C Drugs

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A study funded by the National Institutes of Health strongly suggested that prisons use the ultra-expensive Sofosbuvir to treat HCV.

Brain Damage Caused By Meth Looks a Lot Like Schizophrenia

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Australian researchers found that meth caused the same structural damage seen in the brains of schizophrenics.

'Anthony’s Act' Pushes for 90-Day Minimum In-Patient Drug Treatment

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Valerie and Chris Fiore want to change treatment coverage under the Affordable Care Act after losing their son Anthony to heroin.

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