Raising the Tobacco Age Limit

May 30, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

So, public health advocates maintain, the McConnell plan is really just a clever ruse to reduce support for other legislation that might actually reduce smoking and vaping.

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About Drinking and Smoking

December 20, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

We will have to deal with electronic smoking, which has exploded among young people even as cigarette use has declined.

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In the News: Blue Light Special

August 6, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

As the article points out, it’s possible to make use of the flashlight on your cellphone for the necessary illumination.

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Why Zero Tolerance Fails

July 26, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

…as one judge told me at a conference: “no matter how many jails you build, judges will fill them. It’s the easiest way to make this someone else’s problem, instead of ours.”

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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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A Pocket of Heroin

October 12, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Chimayo and surrounding Rio Arriba County have long struggled with heroin overdose rates that exceed ten times the national average.

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Preventing Adolescent Marijuana Abuse

August 4, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Imagine a student sitting in the school auditorium listening to a teacher or police officer insist that marijuana makes you less intelligent. Meanwhile, he knows that the kid in front of him, an honor student, smokes pot every weekend.

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Teachers Reduce Addiction Risk!

March 30, 2012 by Cecile

This is the first data-driven study which shows that teacher support is associated with lower levels of early alcohol use.

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