A drug rehabilitation clinic is trying out a new approach to get people off drugs – by letting them smoke weed.
I have spent my life in and around alcoholism. A recovering alcoholic myself, I worked at Promises in Malibu before founding Loft 107, the first sober living facility in New York City.
Vietnamese drug users detained by the police are held for years without due process, subjected to torture and physical violence, and forced to work as low- or no-wage labor in camps that are supposed to be drug treatment centers, according to an explosive new report released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch, which called for the camps to be closed and the prisoners released.
Actor Martin Sheen says they work, but are drug courts and coerced rehab the best way to deal with addiction?
I’d like to take a few moments and address the topic of marijuana “addiction.”