How to Talk with Your Son or Daughter about Vaping

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has compiled a guide for parents about how to talk to their children about vaping. Visit the Partnership for Drug-Free Kid’s website to view the guide or download the guide here: What-You-Need-to-Know-and-How-to-Talk-to-Your-Kids-About-Vaping-Guide-Partnership-for-Drug-Free-Kids

Internet Sports Gambling Could Change Sports Forever

Gamblers could place bets on college students and professional athletes throughout the game on cell phones, computers, or electronic devices at home, school, or work. Access to sporting events worldwide 24 hours a day using apps or websites makes gambling just a click away and fuels gambling addiction. Legalizing sports gambling will not eliminate illegal gambling. … Continue reading

A Pharmacist Makes the Case Against Legalizing Marijuana

Legalization of marijuana has ramifications beyond the individual’s decision to smoke an occasional joint. Several considerations contradict the argument for legalization. Economic Disaster Most simply, it is argued that legalization would eliminate criminal problems. The state would collect its sales tax, and marijuana users would be happy. However, as with … Continue reading

Illicit Fentanyl Use Linked to Cases of Amnesia

More than a dozen people who used fentanyl, either alone or in combination with stimulants, have suffered severe memory loss, researchers from West Virginia University report. These cases involved severe short-term memory loss, HealthDay reports. Imaging scans revealed the patients had lesions on the hippocampus, a region of the brain associated with … Continue reading