Ren in Drug Prevention
October 27, 2018

How New Orleans Libraries are Offering Courses on Drug Abuse Prevention

Here’s a news story that we can all get behind, a news story that focuses on good things and good news, instead of bad. And not only is this a news story, but this is a story that we can learn from.


Ren in Information on U.S. States
August 22, 2018

The Ten States with the Biggest Problems—What Makes Them Unique and How We Can Help Them

Just like with most things, there is a geographic influence in the drug problem. Some states and some areas are more harshly affected than others are. In this article, we’ll explore some of the more harshly affected areas that have been severely influenced by substance abuse.


Karen Hadley in Drugs and Crime
July 14, 2018

The Close Association Between Drugs and Crime

For most people, it’s no big surprise to learn that drug use and crime are inextricably linked. Understanding the reasons for this association is much harder. Harder still is breaking this pattern so an addicted person can build an enjoyable new, sober life.


Karen Hadley in Marijuana
October 6, 2017

Colorado: Marijuana Legalization is Not Curbing Illicit Trade

Many arrests and seizures of illicit marijuana grows in Colorado prove that legalization has not eliminated the illicit trade for this drug.


Sue Birkenshaw in Marijuana
July 15, 2014

Dramatic Increase of Traffic Fatalities Involving Marijuana

Fatal motor vehicle crashes in Colorado involving at least one driver who tested positive for marijuana accounted for 4.5 percent in the first six months of 1994; this percentage increased to 10 percent in the last six months of 2011.