Benefits of Recent Changes in Drug Legislation

History of Drug Legislation in the US The use of drugs in the US has increased in all categories since the beginning of prohibition in...

California Lawmakers Vote to Raise Smoking Age from 81 to 21

The Bill California may be following in Hawaii’s footsteps by becoming the second state in the US to raise the smoking age from 18 to...

Homelessness and Addiction

An issue that is ever present but rarely discussed, homelessness in urban areas continues to expose some serious ethical flaws in our modern society....

What Drugs Can You Overdose On?

Drugs that people commonly overdose on and the facts behind an overdose Drug addict’s always have a drug overdose on their mind. They are unfortunately...

Synthetic Drugs and Violence

In 2011, according to a federal government report, synthetic cannabinoids accounted for 28,531 ER (emergency room department) visits nationwide. This number elevated from 11,406...

Romanticizing Drug Use in the Media

Have you ever lived so vibrantly and intensely in a short period of time that your brain literally couldn’t hold in the memories? Of...

Nurses and Drug Abuse

Many people assume that Nurses and other Medical Professionals are not as likely to be affected by addiction and various substance abuse disorders. This...

Mental Illness in the Veteran Population

The mental health of military veterans has been a topic of ongoing concern to legislators as evidenced by the number of hearings held and...

The Legalization of Medical Marijuana

Marijuana has seen tremendous growth with regards to its legal status in different states throughout the US both as a medicinal substance and as...

Medically Supervised Detox

The detoxifying process is essential in one's recovery from substance abuse. Approximately ten percent of the United States population over the age of twelve requires...
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