Thinking About Addiction
A blog about anything related to addiction, treatment, or recovery, all the way from prevention to building recovery-friendly communities. We also welcome guest bloggers here!
“…over the past five years, less than 10% of the nearly $40 billion in tobacco payments went towards such efforts.”
Obviously, being able to give your own business a five star rating on a supposedly independent consumer website could be construed as an unfair advantage.
We’ve come a long way in treating addictions, but we’re still not very successful at convincing a patient to stick to a treatment regimen.
In their eagerness to reduce the size of government, states have stripped away staff who would otherwise make onsite visits to ensure compliance.
Sometimes powerful business leaders sound like drunk drivers or corner drug dealers. Rationalizing, externalizing, minimizing…
Portman argues that since business and industry will directly benefit, they should take an active or even a leadership role in this effort.
A new study may be exciting to read, but its credibility will ultimately depend on the accumulation of a body of evidence that confirms it.
Nonetheless, in most instances it’s an a priori resistance rooted in fear, rather than legitimate objections.
A big cannabusiness just purchased two hundred acres in Tularosa, Otero County, claiming that will eventually be the nation’s largest dedicated parcel.
That industry will do everything in its power to create and sustain the biggest possible population of chronic stoners.