Addictions in Iran Rise Despite Death Penalty

In 2013, Iran put to death 331 drug offenders, but the harsh penalties for trafficking are still not curving the nation's drug problem.


What Marijuana Does to the Casual Smoker

Smoking marijuana recreationally can have long-term effects to the heart, lungs and other organs, studies suggest.


The Impact of Marijuana in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers

As more cities and states decriminalize and legalize marijuana, employers require parameters and guidance with their employees in a number of areas.


Weight Loss Surgery (Gastric Bypass) May Lead to Alcohol Abuse

Growing evidence claims that this popular weight loss surgery increases one's chances of alcohol abuse.


Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln Commercial Tells Us of Recovery

Actor Matthew McConaughey's inspiring and existential monologue in his new car commercial applies to life in recovery.


Having 'The Spins' in Alcohol Addiction

Have you ever gotten so drunk that the room started to rotate around you? This surreal condition is known as "the spins."


7 Safe Ways to Get Rid of Unwanted Vodka

If you can resist the temptation to take a sip, keep your vodka and check out these seven different ways of using it safely around your home.


Op-Ed: Why Marijuana Should Be Legal

By making marijuana legal, and controlling it in a manner similar to how we control alcohol and cigarettes, we present a more consistent message to our youth.


The Dangers of Mixing Energy Drinks with Alcohol

Drinking alcohol and energy drinks could cause you to drink much longer in duration than you normally would, which could introduce tragic repercussions.


Legislation Aims to Curb Drug Abuse Among Seniors

Looking for those who see multiple doctors and are filling more than one prescription for their addictive medications is a big part of the bill.



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