On a per capita income basis, the US is one of the most affluent societies in the world. But the problem with a measure of wealth like this is that it says nothing about how the money is distributed. Some people are billionaires while others don’t have the resources to put a roof over their head or … [Read more...] about The Shocking Rise of Teen Homelessness in America
With the drug epidemic gripping our nation, the focus on its causes has never been sharper. Prescription drugs and how they are prescribed has become a hot topic, particularly questions like why do doctors prescribe potentially addictive drugs to their patients? Previously, we covered 10 of the … [Read more...] about Why Do Doctors Prescribe Potentially Addictive Drugs?
High-proof alcohol is a hot topic of discussion. Our neighboring state, Virginia, has passed a new bill called HB 1842. According to Becca Mitchelle, reporting for WTKR, the new bill that is now law legalizes the sale of 151-proof liquor within the state of Virginia. Previously, the … [Read more...] about HB 1842 Amends Virginia’s Alcohol Laws
Do you know what a gateway drug is? The definition just might surprise you. We covered it when discussing the real gateway drug, alcohol. To summarize, a gateway drug is one that leads to the use of harder and addictive drugs. It doesn’t have to be addictive itself. A gateway drug can quite … [Read more...] about Is Medical Marijuana a Gateway Drug?