Candyce Scott is a 60+ former crack cocaine addict who never thought she would one day be an artist. As part of her rehab, she chose to get involved w...
August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day When she speaks of her son, she cries through a voice so choked with tears she can barely get th...
The problem of drug trafficking in Honduras appears to be on the decline, at least if you take the word of Arturo Corrales, the country's so-called "Super-Minister" of Defense and security.
The goal of drug policy is a balance between personal freedom and public safety. It's a model the public supports, but visualizing what that means in terms of policies and programs can be difficult.
How did YouVersion come to so dominate the digital word of God? It turns out there is much more behind the app's success than missionary zeal.
Yes, side effects of medications can kill. But so can the side effects of declining medications we really need. When prescribed judiciously by clinicians who know what they are doing to patients who know what they are getting, drugs are far more likely to help than harm.
Neither of us had looked forward to this FINAL TALK. We had prepared ourselves for questions that might be confrontational, challenging or just plain uncomfortable to answer. They never happened.
Beyond the technical procedural details, the due process and public policy questions surrounding civil asset forfeiture are important. The appropriate balance between secure property ownership and fighting crime is essential to both individuals and the business community.
There's an undeniable link between sugar and ill health, yet food and drink producers insist on sugarcoating everything to the point that they're actually adding it to water, and consumers can't get enough... because sugar can be addictive.
With prescription pill use on the rise everywhere, our nation has begun cracking down on over-prescribing, "doctor shopping," pill mills and misuse of...
US Attorney General Eric Holder will reportedly announce plans today for the reform of federal mandatory minimum sentences for low-level drug offenders. The announcement may mark the beginning of the end of a quarter century of egregiously harsh sentences.
Jeri was traveling light because she understood that carrying grudges from the past was non-productive, even self-destructive. It is, as the saying goes, like swallowing poison and expecting it to kill someone else.
By knowing his market, working within his means, being willing to adapt to changing forces in the marketplace, and developing new products himself, Robinson, steadily formulated his plan for success.
Every night there was another homicide. Congress wanted more police officers. D.C. couldn't hire them fast enough.
Detective Deval Bullock, who had been on duty since 4:00 a.m. and hadn't slept in 17 hours, fired a bullet that pierced Sal's heart. Unfortunately Sal's very last words were directed to the guy he thought was his friend: "Dude, what are you doing?"
Efforts to improve security are taking place across the Global South, including the pacification of Rio de Janeiro's favelas, the reconciliation of street brawlers in Jakarta and the combating of violence against women in Mexico City and Mumbai.