Do Not Board a Plane High!

by Mike Miller June 13, 2014
Being intoxicated on an airplane is never a good idea. Have you ever experienced air travel after ingesting too much of an intoxicating substance? If so, I am sure you will agree. At least there’s no question about what this guy was smoking. As reported in www.upi.com. Passengers aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Seattle to Sacramento, Calif., got to make a surprise stop in Portland, thanks to the behavior of a passenger who had apparently smoked “purple hash” prior to ... [More]

Meth Problem Shows San Diego Needs More Drug Awareness Classes

by Mike Miller April 19, 2014
For most, the stereotype of San Diego, California involves sandy beaches and a warm, moderate climate. But those who know the city intimately, see a darker side. One that is drug-related. Though San Diego is no longer considered the "meth capital," the drug continues to be a huge problem in this Southwest corner of the States. Meth continues to take a deadly toll and the statistics are disturbing. As reported in www.nbcsandiego.com. According to officials from the San Diego County Health and H... [More]

Could Online Drug Education Keep Courts from Acting as Emergency Rooms?

by Mike Miller April 14, 2014
With the surge in drug abuse, court rooms across the nation have become like emergency rooms. Take Boston, Massachusetts for example. In 2012, the district courts in Quincy, Brockton and Plymouth ranked first, third and fourth in the state in the number of referrals for involuntary commitments to drug-abuse treatment centers. As reported in www.wickedlocal.com. Quincy District Court topped Boston’s eight courts with 464 such referrals. Boston saw 313, Brockton saw 186 and Plymouth saw 16... [More]

Could Dog Send Druggies to Online Drug Class?

by Mike Miller April 10, 2014
We have all heard about bomb-sniffing dogs, and anyone who has been to the international terminal of an airport knows about drug sniffing dogs, but this is taking it all to a very personal level. At onlinedrugclass.com, we like to discuss interesting stories about the world of drug abuse and drug prevention. I think this story from San Diego, California qualifies. After learning prescription drug and heroin use rose significantly in the last five years in San Diego County, former firefighter an... [More]

McGruff the Crime Dog Headed to Level 4 Drug Class

by Mike Miller March 26, 2014
Are you interested in celebrity gossip? You are if you are like a seeming majority of American citizens who cannot get enough dirt on Hollywood’s actors and actresses. As a kid growing up two mascots who made a strong impression on me were Smokey Bear and McGruff the Crime Drug. Until now I not heard any dirt on either. No, Smokey did not commit arson. This time it was McGruff the Crime Dog who finds himself on the wrong end of the law. The incident happened in Houston, Texas, and of cou... [More]

Is That Justin Bieber in Your Alcohol or Drug Class?

by Mike Miller February 18, 2014
You would have to be deaf, dumb and blind not to have heard about teen heart-throb Justin Bieber’s most recent run-ins with the law. In the past two weeks police have searched Bieber’s mansion in Calabasas California searching for evidence of a felony, he has been arrested for driving under the influence, and he turned himself in to Canadian authorities looking to prosecute him on charges he beat a limo driver repeatedly over the back of the head. Would you say that young Mr. Bieber... [More]

Does Justin Bieber’s Girlfriend Need an Online Drug Awareness Class?

by Mike Miller February 8, 2014
I am sure you have heard enough about Justin Bieber by now. If so, you need not read any further. However, if you are like the millions of Americans who cannot get enough celebrity gossip, read on my friend. This blog discusses the female company ion who was riding in the Lamborghini with the 19-year-old pop sensation when he was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs – marijuana and prescription medications – back in January. As reported in hollywoodlife.com. Supposedly... [More]

Heidi Fleiss Needs More Than Online DUI School

by Mike Miller November 26, 2013
Her troubles have been well-documented and well-publicized. Heidi Fleiss, the woman formerly known as “The Hollywood Madam”, continues to reveal through her actions that her life has been ravaged by addiction. Fleiss is in trouble again. As reported in www.reviewjournal.com. She was arrested after police said they caught her driving under the influence of marijuana. This charge was just two days before a scheduled court appearance on charges related to a marijuana growth operation ... [More]

Does Drug Education Help People Make Smarter Decisions?

by Mike Miller October 11, 2013
Is “older, but wiser” a true refrain? As a man who highly respects his parents and grandparents I would like to believe that old adage is true. There are exceptions to every adage, however. Here comes a perfect example to this adage. This guy, most definitely was not very wise. As reported in www.messagemedia.co. Seventy-three-year-old Ray Martin McFeters was with distribution or possession of more than 42.5 grams of marijuana and failure to attach tax stamps to the marijuana. What... [More]

Brazil’s Drug Problems Create Need for Drug Classes

by Mike Miller September 18, 2012
The is the second in a series of blogs regarding the current drug problem in Brazil. You may be surprised that Brazil is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. You may also be surprised that it is quite common for drug use and abuse to increase in growing economies. In the first blog we looked at how prevalent marijuana and cocaine are in Brazil. We also examined a horrific crack problem that has virtually disappeared in the last 10 years. Whereas crack used to be for sale everywhe... [More]