Category: Public Policy

Investments, costs, regulations, laws, courts and prisons– what helps? What’s useless or worse- harmful? What’s the cost to the taxpayer? And the economy? And the families? And, oh, yes… the people suffering from addictive disease?

Public Policy


Other Paths to Legal Pot?

We certainly can’t count on the emerging cannabis industry to supply us with all the necessary facts, any more than we could count on the drug reps from Purdue Pharma to educate our physicians about the true risks of long-term opioid use in the treatment of chronic pain.

Cruel or Fair?

But over the years, a pattern has emerged: an effort that begins as prevention or rehabilitation swings to the other side if the results don’t meet expectations, or don’t arrive quickly enough.

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