Addiction Recovery

Can Addiction Treatment Reduce Demand for Drugs?

February 23, 2017 Dave 0

In a speech by President Obama shortly before leaving office, he said: “For too long we’ve viewed drug addiction through the lens of criminal justice. The most important thing to do is reduce demand. And […]

Community Safety

Addiction Induced Crime: An Ignored Disaster

February 16, 2017 Dave 0

Our anti-drug laws make drugs expensive. A young person who falls into the trap of addiction often lacks means to supply herself by legal means. It’s a bigger problem for our economy than people seem […]

Addiction Recovery

Role of Coaches in My Drug Policy Reform Proposal

February 7, 2017 Dave 1

Regular readers of these posts know that I advocate not full on legalization of drugs, but toleration of adult purchase through a controlled dispensary system, which includes a counseling program. The counselors, I call them […]