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Mark Blumenthal

Global Drug Survey Aims To Make Sure You're Smoking The Right Weed | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During Prohibition, when booze was briefly outlawed by a constitutional amendment, bootleggers began producing stronger and stronger spi...

Misguided Optimism: Living With Those Who Live in Denial

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

I hear about it weekly -- clients coming to my office, being driven to their wit's end, by parents, husbands, wives, partners and children whom I desc...

Here, Try These Drugs

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

I can no longer remember how to do long division, but I remember not to do drugs because, starting in second grade, I was subjected to a relentless anti-drug program called "Here's Looking at You, 2000."

A Look Into College Drug Use And Synthetic Drugs

E! Online | Posted 10.04.2013 | College

TV shows like Weeds and Breaking Bad may make light of drugs and drug use, but it's a serious issue affecting today's young adults. On Society X Wi...

Desperation Breeds Disaster: The Ugly Truth About Krokodil

Meghan Ralston | Posted 11.27.2013 | Crime
Meghan Ralston

It's easy to focus on the sensational aspects of the emerging krokodil "flesh-rotting drug" story, but that ignores the most troubling issues around its origins, its popularity and its continued use.

Wake Up!

Elissa Kravetz | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact
Elissa Kravetz

We have a responsibility as publicists, journalists, fashion designers. Promote things that matter. Write about things that will make someone else feel good. Think about what you are making, creating, designing, selling, wearing.

6 Surprising Trends In Americans' Drug Use | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living

The most comprehensive study of who’s using what in the U.S. came out on Wednesday. Here are six noteworthy stats from the federal government’s an...

Hispanic Teens More Likely To Do Drugs

CNN | Posted 09.03.2013 | Latino Voices

Hispanic teens are more likely to use illicit drugs such as marijuana, ecstasy and cocaine, compared with their African-American and Caucasian counter...

A-Rod at Yankee Stadium

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.12.2013 | New York
Jeff Danziger


Let's Get Honest About Our Drug Use

Tony Newman | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics
Tony Newman

Let's have an honest conversation about our personal drug use, why we use drugs, and how the war on drugs impacts us, our families and society. Please answer the questions below and reflect with me.

Drugs Happen: Getting Real About Music Festivals

Meghan Ralston | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment
Meghan Ralston

The potentially harmful consequences of alcohol and other drug use aren't going to change until and unless festival organizers start doing some very basic things. But many won't -- because the fear of being perceived as 'helping' people who use drugs at their events is so great.

After 40-Year Fight, Illicit Drug Use at All-Time High

Annabelle Buggle | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Annabelle Buggle

Despite aggressive policies and enforcement actions against every link in the chain of producers, distributors and users, the illicit trade has become more prolific than ever, exacting a painful toll on every area of society it touches.

My Daughter Changed My Life

Ryan John Phillips | Posted 08.31.2013 | Parents
Ryan John Phillips

Something happened when I held her in my arms that day. It was as if when she was born, some rush of energy made me snap out of my intoxication.

A Top Ranking No One Wants

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.29.2013 | DC

This is a top ranking that no one wants. Male arrestees in D.C. were found to test positive for PCP use at a far higher rate than those in other ma...

Is This The Gay Community's Newest Threat?

YourTango | Biz Hurst | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

I lost my girlfriend to an epidemic I didn't know existed. How could this happen? I have attempted to block out a particular moment from this past ...

Did Cocaine Cause The Financial Crisis?

CNBC | John Carney | Posted 04.18.2013 | Business

CNBC: Was the financial crisis the hangover from a gigantic coke binge? That's the line of reasoning of David Nutt, a British professor of somet...

Nurse Jackie: Yes; The Borgias: No

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.15.2013 | TV
Jackie K. Cooper

It is time for the return of Nurse Jackie and The Borgias. Both of these series have their core fans. I can understand it with Nurse Jackie but what are they seeing in The Borgias that I am not?

The Most Successful People Who Have Tried Drugs

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.01.2013 | Business

You probably don't equate drug use with success, but some of America's most successful stars have indeed puffed, inhaled, sniffed and more. Here's a t...

Raiding Consciousness

Lewis Lapham | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics
Lewis Lapham

The question that tempts mankind to the use of substances controlled and uncontrolled is next of kin to Hamlet's: to be, or not to be, someone or somewhere else.

The Kids Are Not Alright

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

When we pressure children to achieve, we cut them off from their sources of inspiration, their passions and their natural curiosity.

Arthur Delaney

WATCH: Welfare Drug Testing Bill Stars In Hilariously Bad Attack Ad | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Georgia State Rep. Scott Holcomb (D-Atlanta) opposed a bill to drug test welfare recipients because he's a drug addict, according to what may be one o...

Anti-Legal Pot Group Calls Decorated Denver Cop 'Pro-Pot Rent-A-Cop'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.21.2012 | Denver

On Thursday, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol held a press conference to announce the endorsement of Amendment 64 by various law-enforc...

What Happens If Colorado Legalizes Marijuana?

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 09.24.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. If Amendment 64 passes, it will become almost immediately legal under Colorado law for adults to po...

Legal Weed Ballot Measure Endorsed By Cops, Judges

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.20.2012 | Denver

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol got a key endorsement today from various members of the law enforcement community who say that marijua...

Shelter From the Storm

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Did you see the story last week about Theresa Christian, the woman found stuck in her freezer after five days? Authorities and family members are still speculating about this peculiar turn of events, but surmise Theresa became concerned about a possible tornado.