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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Dayton Gets Results

December 17, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

We should remember that Ohio’s Republican governor had to go against the wishes of many in his own party in order to achieve this.

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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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In the News: Going Postal

November 26, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Traditional middle class jobs with career prospects replaced by a lower-paid, less stable workforce– perhaps more vulnerable to outside influence?

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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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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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In the News: Drug War Reboot?

February 19, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

…if this type of strategy didn’t succeed 30 years ago, what makes us think it’ll be a success this time around?

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In The News: 56 Recommendations and Nothing On

November 13, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

When he speaks, he reminds me of others I’ve known who come from families that fought and lost a battle with addictive disease.

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