Tag: cocaine

Dustin Johnson’s Drug Abuse Highlights Cocaine and Alcohol American professional golfer Dustin Johnson just won the 116th U.S. Open, but it hasn’t always been smooth sailing for him, especially not when it comes to his personal life. Johnson tested positive for marijuana, cocaine and alcohol three times in his pro golfing career and was suspended once

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Cocaine…Ads? Your eyes aren’t lying – we’re actually talking about cocaine ads. The ‘70s and ‘80s were a weird couple of decades. We had Presidents in the White House who were telling us to Just Say No. At the same time, cocaine was the most popular drug on the planet. Drug cartels were raking in

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Is Heroin on its Way Out? The heroin epidemic is beginning to come to an end! You heard it first from Lighthouse Recovery Institute…well, actually, you heard it first from VICE News. They recently published a wonderful and thought provoking article – one centered around the idea that the heroin epidemic currently ravaging America may

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Relapse Isn’t the End of the World! There’s a saying in the rooms of recovery that goes a little something like “relapse is a part of recovery.” While I don’t love this saying – it oversimplifies the problem and solution – it’s often true. Take it from me, a chronic relapser, that relapsing on drugs

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The Truth about Cocaine & Crack There are a lot of urban legends and myths surrounding cocaine and crack. This could be due to the strong backlash born from the 1980’s crack epidemic. It could be due to popularity of powder cocaine. After all, the more people abusing a certain drug, the more myths there

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Cocaine Literally Reshapes Our Brains It’s not exactly breaking news that cocaine is one of the most addicting drugs out there. No one doubts the devastating effect cocaine’s had on its users, sellers, and the world at large. Until recently, though, no one was sure why cocaine was so addictive. Sure, the famous white powder

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The Deadliest Drug According to Science A recent European study set out to find the deadliest drug. This in and of itself isn’t groundbreaking. These types of studies are conducted numerous times each year by government agencies and scientific institutes alike. What makes this particular report noteworthy is the method researchers used. The study is

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By: Tim Myers Cigarettes are the Real Gateway Drug People who smoke are making a conscious decision to do something that will harm them. They’re doing something that will kill them and it gives them no mood-altering conclusion. No euphoria and no high. So, what’s to stop them from doing something else that will kill

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