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Prof. Says Heroin 'Public Health Crisis' Is A Myth | Simon McCormack | Posted 03.14.2014 | Crime

On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder promised to fight the growing number of heroin users -- a problem he called an "urgent public health crisis." ...

Drug Addicts Make Rational Choices, Scientist Argues

Simon McCormack | Posted 09.20.2013 | Crime

The image of a crack-starved addict who will do anything for another taste of his drug isn't backed up by the scientific evidence, according to a psyc...

New Book Claims Everything You Think You Know About Drugs Is Wrong

Tessie Castillo | Posted 11.12.2013 | Books
Tessie Castillo

It's not every day you read a book that blows the lid off everything you've ever been taught about drugs, but Dr. Carl Hart's recent work, High Price,...

One Hit Of Meth Won't Make You An Addict, Ivy League Prof Says

Simon McCormack | Posted 08.26.2013 | Crime
Simon McCormack

One of the most nefarious untruths, according to Carl Hart, is that one hit of any drug -- be it heroin, methamphetamine or crack -- will get you addicted. There's just no science to back that up.