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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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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Proactive is the Key

December 6, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Not Latin American cartels or Afghan warlords, but advocates for opioid treatment of chronic pain, and pharmaceutical firms with a substantial financial interest in selling opioids.

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The Wave Phenomenon

December 3, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Still, if the epidemic is already 28 years old, then how much more effective would these steps have been if they had been initiated way back when?

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Meth Making a Comeback

November 22, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

…if the ground is now shifting to other drugs, then what are we doing in response to that?

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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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In the News: Flying High in Silicon Valley

September 24, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Naturally, high-energy entrepreneurs are attracted to stimulants. At least until they begin to experience the toxicity associated with too much of a good thing.

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Worldwide Epidemic

August 2, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Once such substances get a foothold in a region, they’re extremely hard to eradicate.

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Stoned Voter Effect?

July 23, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Much of the chronic user’s life is taken up by anxiety, about where future doses will come from.

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Secretary for Drug Crises?

February 1, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

I thought that blue ribbon commission did a pretty good job with its 60 recommendations, but I haven’t seen much subsequent action, have you?

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