The Vape Ban That Wasn’t

December 5, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Corporations will fight dirty if necessary to protect their investment. That includes in the political arena.

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Opioids in International Relations

December 2, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

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Voter perception and the fear of a public relations black eye is always a motivating factor in politics.

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Legalization’s Impact on Cannabis Use Disorders (CUD)

November 28, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Occasional use is not the problem. Trouble increases dramatically, however, with heavier use. 

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Walls and Fences

November 21, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

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What we really need most are substantive changes on the demand side.

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Cannabis and Mental Health

November 18, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Even if it turns out to be ineffective for patients, buying cannabis products certainly gives a boost to the sales figures.

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Running, But Not on Empty

November 14, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I might have attributed it to the fabled ‘runner’s high’ had I not met so many dedicated runners who denied experiencing one–

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Drugstore Cowboy

October 31, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

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As soon as they were feeling better, the guys would gather in the lounge to swap stories of high-level burglaries and shoplifting expeditions on a grand scale.

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Groups That Work: Values

October 24, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Effective working groups can continue their traditions through surprising changes in location, membership, etc.

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Breaking Up With Vaping

October 21, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Sure, the tar was gone, but as one of the other counselors put it, “that thing ain’t nothin’ but a crack pipe for nicotine.”

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“Addicted”? Or “dependent”?

October 10, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

But it’s still confusing for many people outside the field, since unlike psychiatry, they don’t revise their thinking every couple decades.

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