Cannabis Addiction is More than a Punchline

There is a scene in the popular Fox Network show American Dad where Haley Smith, a casual drug user on the show, says that she has “a pot problem”. Haley’s mother Francine shrugs it off and coldly says, “Just stop it Haley” – though she’s not saying just stop using cannabis, but that she should stop making that… Read More

TV Special on Kenny Chatman, Florida Human Trafficker, Airs July 2

Anyone who remembers the story of Kenny Chatman will no doubt remember the terrible name he gave to meth and opioid rehab in Florida. However, for those who don’t remember, CNBC will be featuring his story in the true-crime program American Greed on July 2, 2018. The episode is titled ‘Florida Rehab Gone Wild’ Season 12, episode 160…. Read More

Drug Dealer, Gun Runner Florida Husband and Wife Both Behind Bars

Florida might be notorious for its connection to drug and gun trafficking, but justice took the state a step away from that connection June 15. Susan Nell Anderson, 67, was one of the top suspects in a federal drug case where the dealers would exchange guns as payment to the drug makers. Police had already captured her husband,… Read More

DeLand Commissioner Arrested on Drug Charges

Some public officials are just not what they used to be. Jeffrey Hunter, 59, City Commissioner for DeLand City, was arrested on Wednesday on drug charges, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. He has been charged with delivering or selling hydrocodone, a controlled substance and one of the drugs involved in the opioid crisis. The authorities… Read More

Researchers Investigate Possible Nanotechnology-Based Addiction Therapies

It seems difficult to imagine in the modern day, but the technology of the future is finally beginning to find its way to the real world. In an article in ACS Chemical Neuroscience, Morteza Mahmoudi, who is an instructor at the Department of Anesthesiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, as well as suggested ways… Read More

House Passes Law Making Drug Abuse Data More Public

The House of Representatives has made a major step forward in giving the public more information on just how bad the opioid crisis really is. The Indexing Narcotics, Fentanyl and Opioids Act compels the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) to create a online information resource that will combine all total public information from federal, state, and local… Read More

Are OxyContin and Percocet the Same Thing?

There is a lot of misconceptions when it comes to drugs, especially when it comes to opioids. Even though America is in quite a busy state trying to fight off its large number of opioid addictions, there really isn’t a lot known by the general public about opioids, except that they’re addictive painkillers. This leads into some basic… Read More

Florida Rehab

If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, there is no better place to seek help than in a Florida rehab. Florida rehabs provide expertise, comfort, a supportive community and a beautiful location for clients to begin work on recovery. There are many different types of Florida rehabs. Some offer outpatient treatment only, while others offer… Read More