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

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to highlight the important health issue of underage drinking,  increase public awareness, and encourage local communities to focus on alcohol-related issues. ILCAAAP’s Alcohol Awareness Brochure Alcohol use by young people is extremely dangerous—both … Continue reading

What Will Legal Marijuana Cost Employers?

This White Paper authored by the National Families in Action (Atlanta, GA) examines the complexities employers are facing or will face as marijuana is legalized for medical or recreational use in various states. As litigation in these states unfolds and begins to build case law, this paper asks several questions … Continue reading

Communities with the Highest Video Gambling Losses

Is your community on this list of top 40 Illinois municipalities with the highest video gambling losses?  Take a look at how losses in the top 2 municipalities exceed the rest.  And, keep in mind that Illinois residents have lost a staggering 3,419,600,082.09 since video gambling was first legalized in … Continue reading