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Editorial

If we succeed in our mission to “reach, not preach”, the only editorial you’ll find on JohnsAddiction is here

Simple Thinking : Locking Pill Bottles

Sometimes people who don’t know very much just really, really want to do SOMETHING to help improve things. And they do things. Like making this new law. Continue Reading...

Marijuana Good, Marijuana Bad

There’s a propaganda war on, with ignorance all around, as we legalize marijuana and try to understand the good and the bad. Continue Reading...

JohnsAddiction Recap

A run down of the recent amazing stories featured on JohnsAddiction (with helpful links!) Continue Reading...

Smartphone “Sober App” Cures Alcoholism

The smartphone app that will cure alcoholism just highlighted a bunch of pubs I haven’t visited yet. Seriously, who funds this “addiction research”? Continue Reading...

Washington State Approves Marijuana Retail Rules

Washington State regulators have approved a plan for a legal, commercial marijuana trade, in time for the Christmas season. My how the world is changing. Continue Reading...

Marijuana is not a “Soft Drug”

Marijuana is not harmless. The next question should be about health risk and personal choice: is it acceptable for the off-duty cleric, judge, or cop to consume marijuana (under regulated conditions) the way they consume alcohol now? Continue Reading...

New York Times “Don’t Track Us” Editorial includes 19 Digital Trackers

Oh the Irony! Sunday’s editorial from The New York Times plead for a “do not track” Federal initiative to prevent uninvited digital tracking of web surfers. The web page itself set at least 9 digital tracking systems, and 19 digital “cookies” commonly used for surreptitious tracking. Continue Reading...

New York Times article on Delirium: It Sounds Just Like Detox

Jane Brody writes for the Personal Health section of the New York Times on “health and aging”. She just highlighted delirium, but completely missed the connection between delirium and substance use, abuse, and withdrawal. Her readers were quick to remind her. Continue Reading...

Reporting From the Drug Forums

With the Internet and social media, the underground drug culture and mainstream cultures are converging online. Online drug forums are just one example. In the illicit and questionably-legal forums, previously isolated drug users are gathering online to share stories, helpful information, and advice without restrictions of borders and time zones. Anonymity online is easier than Continue Reading…

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