Mexico Shutters Rehab Centers Authorities in Mexico crack down on U.S.-run rehab centers set-up for troubled American teens in Baja California. Mexican authorities charge that unlicensed personnel dispensed prescription drugs and cite numerous health violations. Several of the centers have now been closed. NPR's Carrie Kahn reports.
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Mexico Shutters U.S.-Run Rehab Centers for Teens

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Mexico Shutters U.S.-Run Rehab Centers for Teens

Mexico Shutters U.S.-Run Rehab Centers for Teens

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Authorities in Mexico crack down on U.S.-run rehab centers set-up for troubled American teens in Baja California. Mexican authorities charge that unlicensed personnel dispensed prescription drugs and cite numerous health violations. Several of the centers have now been closed. NPR's Carrie Kahn reports.

The entrance to the Casa by the Sea drug rehabilitation facility near the Baja California city of Ensenada, which once housed up to 500 teens, is now chained up and sealed by Mexican authorities. Carrie Kahn, NPR hide caption

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