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In Central America, drug policies become conservation policies.The Central American isthmus exploded into prominence as a drug trafficking corridor in 2006, when pre...
February 10, 2014
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Can we ever integrate neuroscience and social science?Bielefeld, Germany—The last in a series of posts about a recent conference, Neuroplasticity in Substance Addict...
February 3, 2014
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Controversial DBS technique shows early promise for Parkinson’s, Tourette’s.Bielefeld, Germany—The third in an irregular series of posts about a recent conference, N...
January 28, 2014
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Plus the disease model, warts and all. Bielefeld, Germany—The second in an irregular series of posts about a recent conference, Neuroplasticity in Substance Addictio...
January 22, 2014
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And how does it impact addiction and recovery?Bielefeld, Germany—The first in an irregular series of posts about a recent conference, Neuroplasticity in Substance Ad...
January 16, 2014
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Marijuana stats skew perceptions of use.Most statistical surveys of marijuana focus on a single quantitative measurement: How many people are using? But there’s a pr...
December 27, 2013
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America’s tragic seasonal illness.These victims spend the holiday season awash in replacement bulbs and outdoor extension cords, the sturdy cords in orange or blue,...
December 22, 2013
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The public policy guru guiding state legalization efforts.Mark A. R. Kleiman is the Professor of Public Policy at UCLA, editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis...
December 18, 2013
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New guide attempts a modest AA update.The founders of AA published their book, Alcoholics Anonymous (The Big Book) back in 1939. The world has changed a great deal s...
December 8, 2013
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Testing treatments for nicotine, heroin, and gambling addiction.Several addiction studies were among the highlights at last month’s annual meeting of the Society for...
December 2, 2013
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