Richard is a graduate of Western Washington University, where he majored in journalism and minored in Arabic. He likes to write about what matters in the world, and about how drugs and alcohol affect our society and its people.
In addition to writing, his interests include medieval history, downhill skiing, armchair mysticism, poetry, reading grammar books and computer programming.
Recent Articles from Richard:In Trends: Is Liquid Tobacco Deadly? or just Scary?
In Drugs: “Mr. Cocaine” Charged in Florida with Xanax Possession
In News: Evzio Talking Naloxone Injector Approved
In Alcohol: “I HATE MY JOB” – Said the Alcohol, in Shorthand
In DUI: DWB: Driving With Burrito?
In Drugs: McDonald’s and Heroin: Again
In News: Senate Moves to Ban Zohydro
In Drugs: New York Music Teacher Pawns School Tubas for Heroin Cash
In Alcohol: Drunk and Gambling… on Credit. Bad Idea!
In Drugs: Will Premarital Drug Tests Reduce Divorce Rates?