Prison Is Rock Bottom

Just when someone thought life could not get any worse for him or her, they end up in prison. It is what happens to a lot of people with a drug addiction. When someone winds up in prison, it really gives them a lot of time to think about what they have done, the people […]

Why Marijuana Should Be Legalized

The movement to legalize marijuana continues to gather momentum The Huffington Post says four states have now legalized pot. Communities across the nation are reducing legal penalties for possession of small amounts of the drug. There are good reasons for making cannabis legal. The reality is that some form of recreational drug use has been […]

The War on Drugs Must End

The general consensus among most Americans today seems to be that the government’s drug policy has failed us as a country. There is a great deal of evidence that the policy of prohibition in America has done far more harm than good. The incarceration of drug-related offenders on a massive scale is a good example. […]

Addicts Belong in Rehab, not in Prison

Everyone is familiar with the idea that the punishment should fit the crime. Most of the laws and consequences of breaking them reflect this principle in our country. When it comes to drugs, this is not the case. While it’s easy to understand why those who distribute these illegal substances actually do deserve to spend […]

New Study Shows that Psychedelics Help Reduce Opioid Addiction

One of the myths of the War on Drugs involves the criminalization of those who use psychedelic drugs such as LSD and psilocybin mushrooms. In recent years, it has been shown that users of these types of substances are less likely to suffer from mental illness, psychological distress, and suicidal thinking. Recent research has gone […]