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Cannabis Consequences

January 31, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

One of the key ingredients for a drug epidemic is a false sense of confidence in the safety of drug use.

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Does CBD Work?

January 28, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

These are questions that come up with every drug, not just cannabis. And unanswered, they can lead to problems down the road.

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The Miracle Herb

January 21, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

We focus on the drug, as if someone who uses heroin, for instance, can’t also have a problem with alcohol, or sleeping pills, or methamphetamine, or this new, more potent form of marijuana that’s showing up everywhere.

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Big City Opioids

January 17, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Now, with the introduction of fentanyl and carfentanil, the decision to inject heroin or cocaine can easily result in a fatality.

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There’s a Dead Skunk Under Your State…

January 14, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

They say they’d rather have other industries, but candidates are scarce. So they bet on cannabis.

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Vaping Goes Pro

January 7, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s still just nicotine, after all, even if someone doctored it to smell like creme brulee.

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Synergism Strikes

January 3, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Then there are the users who seek to overcome their own elevated tolerance, which interferes with ordinary drug-taking, by simultaneously consuming a second substance of the same general effect

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Is GHB Next?

December 31, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s easy to take too much. When that happens, a coma may result. After waking, it’s common to have suffered memory loss.


Dark Fentanyl

December 27, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Drug dealers at the higher levels of the marketplace are much like other businesspeople in their natural aversion to bad publicity.

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About Drinking and Smoking

December 20, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

We will have to deal with electronic smoking, which has exploded among young people even as cigarette use has declined.

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