Can limiting pain pill prescriptions reduce the overall number of deaths associated with abuse of opioids? We take a look at example states and offer an overview: If it works… all states should follow suit!
The legalization of marijuana makes many addiction treatment professionals uneasy. Here, we get an insider’s look into how recent changes in policy can/will impact the addiction industry as a whole. A timely and important commentary here.
An opinion piece on the dangers of plea bargains and early release of drug traffickers from retired DEA Special Agent and drug diversion expert, Warren Rivera.
How do judges rule on court cases involving families and problem gambling? More here, from the perspective of a practicing judge within the system.
What kinds of federal legal consequences do you face if you are found guilty of a drug offense? The Legal Action Center helps us understand laws and penalties of drug use. More here
Have you been kicked off medication assisted treatment by a court? Here’s how you can fight for your legal rights.
“I am the guy that authored that drug court policy. We should divert the convicts into treatment.”; “There is a difference between sending someone to jail for a few ounces of marijuana and legalizing it.” More quotes from Joe Biden on drug laws and public policy here.
Why are there are so many addicts behind bars? We explore the relationship between substance abuse and imprisonment visually in this exclusive infographic. We also offer alternatives to prison terms for drug use sentences. BREAK OUT of outdated thinking and join us here!
Governments that ban opiate substitution therapies often do not understand their uses and applications. Here we present three (3) reasons for the legalization of opiate substitution medications such as methadone and buprenorphine.