Needle Exchange Backlash

May 24, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Nonetheless, in most instances it’s an a priori resistance rooted in fear, rather than legitimate objections.

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Cannabis Glut

May 17, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

A big cannabusiness just purchased two hundred acres in Tularosa, Otero County, claiming that will eventually be the nation’s largest dedicated parcel.

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Controlling Cannabis

May 10, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

That industry will do everything in its power to create and sustain the biggest possible population of chronic stoners.

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Politics and Pharmacy

April 26, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

A number of experts pointed out the risks associated with a dramatic increase in opioid prescribing. They were ignored in favor of others who downplayed those risks.

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In the News: The FDA in Action?

April 23, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s a move that helps bring the FDA on board with the CDC, instead of simply reviewing and approving new pharmaceutical opioids for the marketplace.

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Prison as a Strategy

April 19, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

The theory is that the more users we put in jail or prison, the fewer left out on the street. So why hasn’t that substantially reduced arrest and overdose statistics?

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Selling Pills

April 12, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Maybe you’ll even suggest the medication. And the marketing team wants you to leave the doctor’s office with a prescription for that med.

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The Empire Strikes Back

April 9, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

I’ve been expecting a public relations counterattack on behalf of, and probably funded by, the pharmaceutical industry.

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Florida’s Compulsory Treatment Law

March 26, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Many of those programs treat opioid users without relying on medication, and yet manage to achieve remarkable success rates– sometimes 80% over a five year period.

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Myth or Not?

March 19, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Too many doctors worry about “those people” showing up in the waiting room. They don’t particularly want to be known as a resource for the addicted.

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