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LIKE A BAD PENNY – THE RESURGENCE OF METHAMPHETAMINE

Some things in life are like a bad penny. No matter how hard you try to shake it, they just keep coming back around at the most inopportune times. That pretty...
MARIJUANA

MARIJUANAX – IT’S NOT MARIJUANA ANYMORE

The Legalization of Marijuana for medical purposes and now for recreational purposes has become one of the most divisive issues in America. At the same time, it’s the most misunderstood. People...
Phrma U – It’s not just the med students PHRMA targets on campus

PHRMA U – IT’S NOT JUST THE MED STUDENTS PHRMA TARGETS ON CAMPUS

In the first installment of PhRMA, I brought to light the dissatisfaction many med students have with the lack of material and course study in addiction and its treatment in their...
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“IT’S ALL ABOUT THE MONEY, IMPORTANT DETAILS RELATED TO THE GLOBAL DRUG TRADE”

After working 28 years as a Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration and the last 10 as the Agent in Charge of the Special Operations Division, a Virginia based Operational...
Mal-Fee-Sance – Lobbyists and the Fourth Pillar of Government

Mal-FEE-sance – LOBBYISTS AND THE FOURTH PILLAR OF GOVERNMENT

When I was a young man, someone much more seasoned than I once told me that if I wanted the answer to anything in the world today, just follow the money....
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Mal–FEE–Sance – PERSONNEL IS POLICY

This is the third installment in the Mal–FEE–sance series that I have moved up to second because of current events. In the first installment I laid out how campaign contributions to...
AMERICAN OPIATE/OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Mal–FEE–Sance – BUYING POLITICAL INFLUENCE AND THE SECOND COMING OF THE AMERICAN OPIATE/OPIOID...

David Jolly (U.S. Representative, Florida’s 13th congressional district) thought he was going to Washington to do the people’s work but quickly found out otherwise. He quickly learned that his highest priority...
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RESPECTFULLY PRESIDENT OBAMA, YOU CAN SHUT DOWN AMERICA’S OPIATE/OPIOID EPIDEMIC TOMORROW – LITERALLY!

Last night I could not have been more excited than I was watching President Obama’s State Of The Union Address. In the second paragraph of his opening remarks the president said:...
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UAs – The South Florida Gold Rush

Early in 2013, the Florida Association of Recovery Residences (FARR) raised the alarm regarding certain unethical and potentially illegal practices resulting from an absence of oversight of licensed behavioral healthcare providers....
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What We’re Up Against

A new struggle facing drug and alcohol treatment centers throughout the U.S. is the use and abuse of synthetic drugs. The most common synthetics being abused are; Spice, 25b-Nbome, Kratom, and...

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