Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending December 15, 2017


Please note: Our weekly Addiction News & Policy Update will not publish on Friday, December 22nd and Friday, December 29th. On behalf of the staff and Board of Trustees of Wellspring, we wish all of you Happy Holidays. A Comeback for the Gateway Drug Theory? If you grew up as part of the D.A.R.E. generation — kids of the 1980s and ’90s who learned about drugs from alarmist public service announcements — you know all too well the dangers of so-called gateway drugs.Learn More   Is there a link between alcohol and skin cancer? Patients are always elated when you can recommend an enjoyable, health-improving, recreational activity.Learn More Reaching the Cannabis Tipping Point That moment when water heating on a stove gets hot enough to transform from still into roiling is called the tipping point Learn More   Rehab that puts alcoholic pilots back in the cockpit Many alcoholics can tell...

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