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New Research Confirmation: Marijuana Ruins Your Memory, Man

I have bad news for all my pot-loving friends out there: pot is bad for you. Marijuana smoking: is it as safe as they claim? Now, now- before all of the pro-marijuana activists come forth ranting about all the medical applications for marijuana, hemp oil, and the like and the...

CDC: Rising Overdose Deaths Among Whites Described as “An Infectious Disease,” Critical Statistics

  In reports released from the Centers for Disease Control, deaths among the African American communities has sharply declined; largely their analysis cites diminishing AIDS infection rates as the source of triumph. But there is another gem: the African American community has only suffered a slight rise in overdose deaths....

Chris Christie Announces Closing Prison to Become Rehab Facility

If there’s one good thing that has come of the 2016 presidential race, it’s the increased attention to the substance abuse epidemic impacting the country in increasingly negative ways. Each of the candidates has spoken openly about their opinions regarding the matter and plans for addressing the issue should they...

Addicted and Pregnant: How Do States Deal with Substance Abuse and Expectant Mothers?

It’s something we’ve touched on a few times before-  women who suffer from substance abuse disorders and pregnancy. Rather intentional or unplanned, the prospect of new life can be exciting- or terrifying. Women are taught that pregnancy is a beautiful experience, one to be savored and enjoyed. We seldom talk...

#ChickenTrump Albuquerque Trump Riots; What Donald Trump Thinks About Your Addiction

Trump by Michael Vadon licensed under CC by 2.0 Update: 5/30 If Albuquerque riots weren’t enough, Trump is presently skirting debating with Bernie Sanders. Yes, Trump  is running away from Bernie. He doesn’t want to, #FeeltheBern.  I’m stopping. Trump’s trepidation allegedly stems from not wanting to entertain Bernie Sanders because...

Chicago Judge Frees Three Men Found with Heroin Worth $12 Million on the Street

Three Mexican men were released in Chicago, merely bounded by the “promise” of showing up for further court proceedings to answer charges of hoarding 25 Kilos of heroin, worth as much as $12 million on the black market, according to ABC 7. Law enforcement officers have confirmed two of those...

Is There a Middle Ground Between Incarceration & Treatment for Addiction? Chris Christie Doesn’t Seem to Think So

Trigger Warning: References to Pro-Life & God Whatever your personal opinion of Chris Christie’s effectiveness as a politician, he has many wonderful things to say about the drug epidemic, and how the United States must move forward to rectify it. In a recent talk Christie opened up about how the...

Ben Carson’s Stance on Addiction: Lack of Values & Principals, Continue War on Drugs

Republican hopeful Ben Carson addressed South Florida for the Black Republican Caucus on November 6th. During his address he glided over the issues of substance abuse as a mere lack of morals and principles. Think Progress quotes him, “There are all kinds of addiction and addictions occur in people who...

Behind Bars No More: 900 Released in Florida: How Will 6,000 Drug Convicts Return to Society without Life Skills?

More than 6,000 drug convicts will be released as the result of social reform activists, senators and the sanction of President Obama. But how long will they remain free? Earlier this year President Obama commuted the sentences of 46 drug offenders, to which he asserted their punishment did not equal...

Massachusetts Police Chief Calls Out Big Pharma to Help Prevent Drug Addiction

Police chief Leonard Campanello has a plan to help kick the growing prescription drug abuse problem affecting the nation: Call out “Big Pharma.” The Washington Post reports that Gloucester’s police chief has initiated his own unique means of combating opiate addiction. Chief Campanello took to social media, saying “Gotta go...

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