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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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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Cannabis and Cognition

November 12, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

The public , including those in elected office, seem to assume that the expected prohibition on sales and use by underage persons will somehow be enough to limit the damage.

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Medical Cannabis in Addiction Treatment

November 1, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

The field is getting accustomed to patients arriving in addiction treatment complaining of problems with prescription opioids, stimulants, sedatives, etc, while actively enrolled in medical cannabis programs.

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In the News: Updates From the Epidemics

October 29, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

I don’t think there are any health benefits associated with the practice; it’s purely about getting high.

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Addicted to Pot

October 22, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Here’s something else familiar: That preoccupation with obtaining and protecting the supply.

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Legalization and Addiction

October 8, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

If someone is experiencing problems with pot, fine, get them help. But locking them up? Feels like smashing a bedbug with a sledgehammer.

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Cannabis Marketing

September 17, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

That’s not to say the perceptions of cannabis as health-improving aren’t important, but post-legalization, it’s mostly a marketing tool.

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