Drug Addiction

Supervised Injection Facilities Save Lives

June 7, 2017 Dave 0

State governors and large city mayors are in a panic over the epidemic of opioid overdoses and deaths. They are budgeting vast sums of taxpayer dollars to fight it. Throwing money at jailing offenders and […]

Adult Drug Use

Saving Lives with Marijuana

March 3, 2017 Dave 0

Typically opponents of medical marijuana claim that it is too dangerous, it’s not approved by the FDA and we have other legal drugs that do the same thing. Besides they argue, pot is  addictive, it’s […]

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 […]

Drug Addiction

Drug Control Without Criminal Punishment

January 9, 2017 Dave 0

The 2016 Report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy strongly urges abolishing and replacing all criminal laws banning drugs. They point out that most drug users do no harm to anyone. And, that the […]

Adult Drug Use

Can War or Wall Curtail Opioid Epidemic?

October 23, 2016 Dave 0

The history of psychoactive drug use and of our criminal law attempt to curtail it provide no support for the policies of wars and walls. History shows the human desire for drug taking to be […]