December 7, 2018

Dry Christmas: drinking is going out of fashion, especially for the young. Here’s how the teetotal plan to make it through

More than 25 per cent of young people classed themselves as “non drinkers” in a report by the science journal BMC Public Health.   It’s 11am […]
November 16, 2018

F.D.A. Seeks Restrictions on Teens’ Access to Flavored E-Cigarettes and a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced a series of restrictions aimed at combating a growing public health menace — flavored e-cigarettes and tobacco products […]
October 31, 2018

Most Doctors Are Ill-Equipped to Deal With the Opioid Epidemic. Few Medical Schools Teach Addiction. – The New York Times

BOSTON — To the medical students, the patient was a conundrum. According to his chart, he had residual pain from a leg injury sustained while working […]
October 10, 2018

Meth is making a comeback while America obsesses about opioids

In the shadows of the nationwide opioid crisis, another threat looms. Methamphetamine use is on the rise in small rural pockets of the country, from Oklahoma and […]
September 24, 2018

Imagine if the media covered alcohol like other drugs – Vox

Meet alcohol, the drug making people run around nude and collapse in the streets. What if the media covered alcohol like it does other drugs? This […]
August 31, 2018

Can You Get Addicted to Pot? – The Atlantic

America’s Invisible Pot Addicts More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead. The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not […]