History of Substance Regulation Since Nixon

If you know (or remember) less than you wish relative to the "War on Drugs": An illuminating and meditative piece appears this week in Aeon at this link. The title and synopsis: "What were drugs?" "The war on drugs was always a war against an idea. But ideas have a shelf-life, too, and this one has lost its potency" … Continue reading History of Substance Regulation Since Nixon


"Nothing that affects us from the neck up" -- The Pacific Group of AA, Santa Monica California. Some years back it was a great pleasure and privilege to attend an AA meeting in Santa Monica, CA. The "Pacific Group" -- hundreds of simple folks peppered with wealthy and famous personalities. Everyone there to be sober … Continue reading Pharmacology