America’s Drug Epidemic History

November 20, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

But the repair isn’t cheap, and the outcomes require some patience. And that’s why efforts often fail. America gives up too early. 

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Cancer, Cannabis, and the FDA

November 16, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

The issue isn’t about getting stoned. It’s about whether the product is actually benefiting the customer who purchased it.

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When It’s Just Business

November 9, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

I know how often the quest for business success has in the past overtaken and even overwhelmed the quest to deliver good services.

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Crime vs. Disease

November 6, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

…healthcare advocates have to work extra hard while proponents of a more punitive approach simply point to a crime committed by a drug user…

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Why We Don’t Learn From Experience

November 2, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

It reminds me of the addicts who convince themselves that somehow, despite all the pain of the past, this time things will be different.

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Cannabis and the Political Class

October 30, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

If we’re going to rely on science in decision-making, we should at least make certain it’s good science.

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In the News: Drug War Ceasefire?

October 23, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

You can’t characterize dead children as collateral damage and not expect it to come back on you later.

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Opioid Alternatives

October 16, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

The larger issue is that most drug pricing is still market-driven, or as my endocrinologist puts it, “they charge whatever they can get away with charging.”

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A “Plan” Isn’t Enough

October 12, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

So if… the real problem at this late stage isn’t the lack of a plan but the absence of motivation to implement it– then what’s in the way?

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“…and Let God Sort ’em Out”?

October 2, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

I fear they’re regular Americans, like some of us, except for their twisted attitudes and beliefs about addiction.

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