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Washington joins Colorado as the second state to legalize and sell marijuana
Washington joins Colorado as the second state to legalize and sell marijuana

The two states are the only ones in the country–so far–to allow recreational marijuana use. And Washington has big plans for expanding its jubilant market.


Courtland Rogers heroin video released in wake of Hoffman overdose
Courtland Rogers heroin video released in wake of Hoffman overdose

A video of Jenelle Evans’ estranged husband Courtland Rogers shooting up heroin has been released after the site that was first offered to purchase it refused. The clip has been shared to show the real nature of heroin abuse following the recent overdose death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. See the clip and find out what Rogers, who says he’s now sober after his latest turn in jail, said about his addiction to the drug.


Study: Oreos are as addictive as cocaine
Study: Oreos are as addictive as cocaine

Some researches at Connecticut College have concluded that Oreo cookies are as addictive as cocaine, at least for lab rats. Neuroscience senior (read – dude smarter than me) Jamie Honohan baked up the idea with the goal of researching the impact of high-fat and high-sugar foods in low-income neighborhoods. See how they did the experiment and get a helpful music video if you suffer from “Junk Food Fever.”


Zac Efron thanks everyone for support about his rehab news
Zac Efron thanks everyone for support about his rehab news

Zac Efron shared a happy photo of himself enjoying some healthy fun with his dad in Peru, and thanked everyone for their kind words and support in the wake of the news that he had a stint in rehab to deal with an addiction issue. Good to see him looking well.


Zac Efron’s addiction history revealed, went to rehab twice this year
Zac Efron’s addiction history revealed, went to rehab twice this year

New sources reveal Zac Efron actually completed two stints in rehab this past year for a problem that was far more serious that many people realized. See how friends say Zac managed to mask his addiction from the public… Plus, how he’s doing now.


Jersey Shore’s Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino says pill addiction began with Dancing With the Stars injury
Jersey Shore’s Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino says pill addiction began with Dancing With the Stars injury

Mike Sorrentino explains the situation with his prescription painkiller addiction, which he battled following an injury on Dancing With the Stars. Plus, how the former Jersey Shore star is doing today…


Dr. Sanjay Gupta reverses stance on pot, apologizes for his criticism
Dr. Sanjay Gupta reverses stance on pot, apologizes for his criticism

CNN’s chief medical correspondent apologized for his old stance on marijuana, admitting that it has credible medical benefits. Dr. Sanjay Gupta even admitted he’s tried weed for himself…


VIDEO Celebrities who died young and the most common causes of death
VIDEO Celebrities who died young and the most common causes of death

On the second anniversary of Amy Winehouse’s untimely death, here’s an interesting study of celebrities who died young. We also compare their causes of death with those of the general population.


Cory Monteith’s teenage years as a homeless high-school dropout
Cory Monteith’s teenage years as a homeless high-school dropout

Cory Monteith’s untimely death shocked and saddened millions of fans who knew him primarily as Finn Hudson, the all-American football star on Glee. In truth, Monteith’s adolescence was far different than that of his on-screen persona.


Janis Winehouse never believed her daughter would live to 30
Janis Winehouse never believed her daughter would live to 30

Nearly two years after Amy Winehouse’s death and just months before what would have been her 30th birthday, her mother opened up about what life was like with the Grammy Award-winner – and why she was helpless in her downward spiral.


 

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