In the News: Death Penalty

March 15, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s great for headlines but I hope we don’t dance too far down that particular garden path.

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Smoking Addiction

January 29, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

CDC gives cigarettes credit for more than 480,000 deaths a year, in the US alone.

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Restorative Justice for Big Pharma?

January 4, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

I think most people understand the concept of making amends for past misdeeds.

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The Drugs/Crime Axis

September 28, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Young man wearing handcuffs, sitting back againts a wall, looking angry.

It helps to remember that when it comes to crime, drugs and alcohol play a dual role.

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Professionals and Addiction

August 7, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Money is a tool that allows some to delay the inevitable. They construct a protective bubble that minimizes the risk of getting caught and the other consequences that follow addiction.

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Crime- the Lifestyle

March 9, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Young man wearing handcuffs, sitting back againts a wall, looking angry.

That’s why drug treatment may reduce crime, but doesn’t always eliminate it.

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“S/he Did it AGAIN?” Repeat DUI Offenders

February 2, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.

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Cannabis-Related Illness

January 19, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Problems show up first in hospital emergency rooms and in jails. Those are the closest thing we have to an early warning system.

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To Mom, With Love- Your Addict Son

December 15, 2016 by Andy M

It was as if he were speaking my story- different people, same ending.

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Suboxone and Overdose

December 8, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Naloxone is there to prevent someone from injecting Suboxone to get high.

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