Commentary

Big Pharma Paying Up and More on Vaping

  Jason and Joanie talk about pharmaceutical companies recently being sued and having to fork over millions, if not billions for their part in this whole opioid epidemic plaguing the world. It’s a start. And they get into the vaping controversy. The dangers just outweigh the benefits – if there are any.

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Kids Smoking BedBugs – We Don’t Think So

Recently there was some fake news about kids smoking bed bugs.  It appeared that the television station reporting same, said that it was a joke and that it really wasn’t true.  We don’t think it’s funny.  There are too many horror stories about the drugs that ARE being used to make up things like this. …

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Addiction & Denial

Joanie and Jason back in the studio and talking addiction.  What is denial really? So often Jason encounters parents and loved ones of addicts who say that there’s nothing they can do because the addict is in denial.  First of all, there is ALWAYS something you can do.  Just reach out to whomever you trust…

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Happy New Year 2019

Holiday Time can bring joy but can also bring grief. Now is the time to get yourself or your loved one into treatment if there is an addiction problem. There is always the New Year’s resolution to get clean and sober and no matter how vehemently it is made, unless you or your loved one…

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The Worldwide View of Addiction

Jason just came back from LA where he met with people in rehab from Narconon’s across the world.  He also got to see parts of Los Angeles that are rife with homeless and drug addiction.  Also more of our views on the use of methadone and suboxone as solutions.

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The Only Regret is Doing Nothing

We’re heading into the holidays.  This is the time of year when some the friends and families of addicts don’t want to “rock the boat” because they think that if they and the addict can just get through the holiday, all will be different.  The wrong thing to do is nothing.  If you know someone…

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Spice is Nice and Pot is Legal

Joanie and Jason talk about the K2 (spice) overdoses in Connecticut – 76 at one park all at virtually the same time. “More than 70 people overdosed in or around a historic Connecticut park near the Yale University campus on Wednesday after receiving what authorities believe was synthetic marijuana laced with the powerful opioid fentanyl….

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Celebrities are People Too

We have spoken many times about the tragedy of the death of some of our most beloved musicians, actors, sports figures and other artists due to drug addiction and ultimately overdose.  This episode is an interview with Fabian Padro and Sam Hobson who run the Narconon facility in Ojai which is focused on providing the…

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State of the Addiction Union

More and more we are hearing of celebrities and artists who are overdosing with the most recent being Demi Lovato.  More attention needs to be put on the addiction epidemic across the world but especially in the US.  The US is one of the only countries – if not THE ONLY company – that allows…

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When Rehabs Fail Then What?

In this episode Jason recounts the story of a family whose daughter had been through several 12-step programs and once again had disappeared into the dark hole of addiction.  Jason was able to give the parents hope and help for the daughter and another chance.  The road to being sober is not always easy.

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