Reducing Future Rates of Adult Addiction Must Begin with Youth Prevention The United States is confronting a public health crisis of rising adult drug addiction, most visibly documented by an unprecedented number of opioid overdose deaths.1Most of these overdose deaths are not from the use of a single substance – opioids – but rather are
Pain Doctor Challenges Dr. Gupta’s About Cannabis as Solution to Opioid Epidemic Dr. Ken Finn, a pain doctor in Colorado Springs, responds to Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Advocacy of Cannabis. There you go again, Dr. Gupta This is the original opinion piece Dr. Finn is responding to. As Ilona Mager, the President of Parents Opposed to
A lifetime of memories is symbolized by this memorial quilt dedicated by families who lost loved ones to cannabis related illnesses and accidents. It honors all families who have suffered the incalculable loss of a loved one to drugs and a warning that marijuana does kill.
Marijuana First, Heroin Last Our 17-year-old son Justin was a most unlikely victim of a heroin overdose when he died in 2008. He was an excellent student, athlete and extremely talented songwriter/musician on the verge of completing his first music album and facing a bright future. He died in his bedroom after snorting heroin just
When you bury a child you die with them. Yet you still wake up each morning and somehow have to function in your “new” normal. I’ve always considered myself as “politically” correct so when marijuana became “medicine” I didn’t think it would ever affect my life. Whether or not my views would have changed my