There have always been drug addicts in need of help, but the scale of the present wave of heroin and opioid abuse is unprecedented. Fifty-two thousand Americans died of overdoses in 2015—about [...]
Legally mandated rehab for drug or alcohol use often occurs as part of a determination made by a judge. It may be used to ensure early release of someone in the courts [...]
On December 13, 2016, President Barack Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act. This act is the result of a great deal of bipartisan work and demonstrates that Democrats and Republicans are [...]
On the ballot at the California election on November 8, 2016, was a proposition to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, also known as cannabis, for adults over the age of 21. [...]
On August 31, 2016, the United State Food and Drug Administration announced a new requirement for manufacturers of both brand name and generic opioid analgesics and benzodiazepines as well as opioid-based cough medications.
Marijuana remains a hot topic throughout the United States as it continues to polarize numerous politicians and researchers as well as the public. Once known only as an illegal drug, marijuana has [...]