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Heroin Easier to Get than Wine and Cheaper than Beer in PA

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Bags of dope are being sold for as little as $5 in the Keystone State.

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson No-Shows for Hearing In Award-Winning Drug Case

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Michael Brown's killer has been on administrative leave and has no intentions of showing up for any cases this year.

Colorado Issues New Regulations for Marijuana Industry

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The new regulations will equalize THC levels in edibles and restrict cultivation, and that has some store owners worried.

California's Fair Sentencing Act Makes All Crack Crimes Equal

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

California has put into law a bill that will equalize sentences for crack and powder cocaine offenders.

Suboxone: Trading One Prison Cell for Another

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Suboxone seemed like a get-out-of-jail-free card, the answer to my opiate addiction. Instead, I had a new ten-year addiction, complete with thinning hair and lost motivation.

What Is the Legal Status of a Criminal Confession in AA?

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

AA encourages members to admit their wrongs, past and present. But are the rooms of recovery as sacred as a church's confessional booth?

Morning Roundup: Oct. 1, 2014

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Michael Phelps 'deeply sorry' for DUI arrest, man on drugs drowns dog with a bowling ball, and smuggler busted at airport with cocaine in shoes.

Psychiatric Medication Addiction

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Psychiatric medication addiction occurs when drugs that have been prescribed by a medical professional are used in a manner other than prescribed, or for non-medical reasons. While prescription drugs can be powerful allies, they also pose serious health risks related to their abuse. Show More Summary

How Smoking Pot May Alleviate PTSD Symptoms

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

New research adds further urgency to the movement for government-sanctioned medical cannabis.

Stevie Nicks Opens Up About Her Cocaine Abuse

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

It has been almost three decades since Stevie Nicks checked into rehab for her cocaine abuse. As the singer prepared to kick off Fleetwood Mac’s latest tour—their first performance is on Tuesday in Minneapolis—she discussed the destructive time in her life.

Study Describes E-Cigarettes as Gateway To Illegal Drugs

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A pair of scientists claimed in the New England Journal of Medicine that electronic cigarettes can alter brain chemistry like cocaine.

Jump Around

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

As he shut the door, I smelled the faint whiff of cooked cocaine. I knew it, I thought to myself. It felt like I'd just won a prize.

Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

This is the second time the Olympic star has been busted for driving under the influence.

Keeping It Up in the Porn Industry

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

To make it in the porn industry, male performers juice up on ED meds. Many end up dependent on them—and some end up in the emergency room.

America Consumes 80% of the World's Prescription Painkillers

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Though ranking 24th in literacy and dead last among developed nations in healthcare, the U.S. is number one when it comes to taking prescription drugs.

Student Athletes In Oregon Demand School Drug Testing

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

In a surprising turn, students in one Oregon school district actually want to get tested for drugs.

Son Of Cartel Leader Faces Life In Prison On Drug Charges

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Serafin Zambada, son of Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, could face life in prison.

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