Life After the Chaos of Addiction

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Life After the Chaos of Addiction Many addicts in recovery build new lives out of the chaos of active addiction. Although, they turn their lives around, the wreckage of their past doesn’t go away. For former reality star, Alexis Neiers, one of the major mistakes she made while addicted to drugs is being played in

Good Samaritans Rock On

Good Samaritans Rock On People in New Jersey don’t have to be afraid of calling 911 to help someone who is overdosing, even if they are using drugs at the time. Last week, Governor Chris Christie signed the Good Samaritan Emergency Response Act. Many families and friends are grateful for the change of heart and

Hightened Opinions

Heightened Opinions In 1972, the U.S. Congress named marijuana a Schedule 1 controlled substance because of its unsuitability for use in the medical field. However, 24 years later, California became the first state to accept marijuana as a legal form of medication for certain health conditions. The debate about medical marijuana rages as more states

Marijuana on the Go

Marijuana on the Go Vending machines have advanced from dispensing candy, to DVDs to grams of gold. Now in California, you can get marijuana in vending machines. There aren’t many out there but the number of machines is growing. Currently, Los Angeles has at least three medical marijuana dispensaries with vending machines. Easy Access Weed…for

All in the Sheen Family!

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We are used to seeing and hearing about the antics of the youngest Sheen son, Charlie. But recently, Martin Sheen, the father of Emilio Estevez and Charlie Sheen, reminded the world of the light at the end of the addiction tunnel: Recovery. Martin celebrated his sobriety by being a guest at an addiction treatment center

Head Shops Sell Pot Legally

Colorado Legalizes Marijuana

Head Shops Sell Pot Legally Colorado and Washington became the first two states to decriminalize the purchase, possession and use of THC. This year voters in both states decided that the positive benefits of legalizing marijuana outweigh the negative ones. The Huffington Post covers this story, highlighting some of the financial benefits and reasons why

Champion Coach Loses with Addiction

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Drugs claim the lives of husbands, wives, mothers, fathers, daughters and sons. The Philadelphia Eagles are mourning the loss of a family member too. Eagles coach Andy Reid lost his 29 year old son, Garrett Reid, to drugs. Although he wasn’t on the roster, he helped out the team as an unofficial strength coach and

Stripped Bare at the Olympics

Doping and Olympics

Stripped Bare at the Olympics The whole world is still smiling in the afterglow of the Olympics. After 16 days of awe, the 2012 Olympics came to an end with a fantastic theatrical show to send the world off to wait for the next games four years from now. However, only hours after the closing