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Carl Hart

Why John Walters Is Wrong About Drugs

Courtney Michaluk | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics
Courtney Michaluk

John P. Walters, director of drug control policy under President George W. Bush, wrote on what he views as an inconsistency between libertarian philosophy and support for ending the war on drugs. He claims libertarians get it wrong on drugs. Mr. Walters gets it wrong on drugs, as well as on libertarians.

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." ...

A Columbia Professor Reveals The Shocking Reality Of Drug Addiction

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

A Columbia professor is challenging everything we thought we knew about drug addiction. Dr. Carl Hart said that "there's no biological distinction"...

'What The Hell Just Happened?!'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

It's hard for Bill O'Reilly to surprise us with his old-fashioned ways, but this time, he has truly outdone himself. On Tuesday's "Daily Show," Jon St...

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.

Matt Sledge

Everything We Know About Drugs Is Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Carl Hart wants drug policy to go where science takes it. The rest of us may not be so ready. The 46-year-old associate professor at Co...