Cruising With Cannabis

May 16, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s not a lot of disagreement about the potential for cannabis intoxication to impair driving performance, though without an accepted standard and a reliable roadside test, it’s not of much value in a courtroom.

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When Shame Would Help

May 13, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Clearly, these folks don’t experience shame in the way society expects. It’s why they arrive in treatment angry and defensive.

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Opioids in Cars

March 25, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

The research team examined 24 years of cases and concluded the impairment was attributable to opioids.

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In the News: Stoned Driving

June 12, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

So where does that leave us? Without a standard.

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In the News: DUI, Cannabis-Style

March 27, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Although polls show Americans are broadly in favor of medical marijuana, they’re not as enthusiastic about the prospect of sharing the road with seriously stoned drivers.

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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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Drunk Driving Debate

February 11, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

It appears that extended prison terms aren’t much good at changing offender behavior after release.

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In the News: The “Affluenza” Case

December 21, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Our healthcare system supports more and in some cases better treatment based on the ability to pay for it.

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In the News: A Roundup

December 14, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s simply evidence of the shift by chronic users to a cheaper, more readily available alternative.

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Persuasion in Prevention

November 30, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Kids in the audience already know someone who uses drugs without appearing to suffer much from it. Assertions to the contrary by some stranger are automatically dismissed.

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