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Simon McCormack

Prof. Says Heroin 'Public Health Crisis' Is A Myth

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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.