How to Report a Drug Crime

While the United States Census Bureau indicates that crime rates involving robbery, burglary, and theft have actually decreased in the past 10 years, the number of such events is still staggering. These types of crimes are often associated with drug use or drug trade. If you are witnessing a crime in progress, whether it is … Read more

ADHD Pill Use on College Campuses

Recently the media has focused on ADHD pill abuse on college campuses, and for good reason: while alcohol abuse and binge drinking are a great problem on college campuses, recreational prescription drug abuse is close behind. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reports that one in four college students admits to illegally abusing … Read more

Why Are Some Drugs Illegal?

There are many drugs that are constantly in production and for sale. These drugs include both legal and illegal drugs. For some people, it is difficult to understand why some drugs are legal and others are not. Some might think that if people aren’t bothering anyone, why can’t they use whatever they want? However, the … Read more

What Is Robo-Tripping and Why Is it Dangerous?

A new trend in drug abuse is arising among children and adolescents, and it does not require illegal drugs. The new drug of choice, dextromethorphan (DXM), is found in many over-the-counter drugs because it is safe at the recommended dose, but it is dangerous when abused. Abusing DXM is called robo-tripping in reference to Robitussin, … Read more