Teacher’s Aid Needs to Take a Drug Prevention Class

by Mike Miller May 4, 2014
Do you worry that those instructing your children are bad influences on them? In an ever-terrifying world where danger appears to lurk in every corner comes yet another story to scare parents. This one occurred in San Diego, California but could take place virtually anywhere. A San Diego Unified special education aide continued working in the classroom, after he was arrested at the border with more than $500,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamine. As reported in www.nbcsandiego.com. How is t... [More]

Trick or Treaters Not Even Safe from Drugs!

by Mike Miller April 29, 2014
It is one of the greatest worries for parents when their kids go trick or treating on Halloween. When I was a kid there were rumors of people hiding razor blades in caramel apples and we were warned against eating anything homemade. Just this past Fall a piece of Halloween candy that may have sickened a Southern California toddler, tested positive in preliminary tests for methamphetamine, in the second case of a child being sickened by meth possibly because of their trick-or-treat take-home goo... [More]

Do Pets Need Drug Classes Too?

by Mike Miller April 24, 2014
Fido – put down the crack pipe! As crazy as it sounds, the number of pets being treated by veterinarians for poisoning from recreation drugs is a very real problem. One veterinary emergency room in San Diego, California sees at least one pet per week suffering from poisoning from marijuana. San Francisco veterinarian Jill Chase had a frightening experience. She had just finished hosting a birthday party for her son 10 years ago when her dog went limp. After investigating what might have c... [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]

Physicians Creating Need for More Drug Classes

by Mike Miller September 14, 2013
Could the headline above possibly be true? Are doctors actually creating a need for more drug classes? In essence, the question is, are they fueling their patient’s chemical dependence issues. The answer to all of these is a resounding yes! A recent study conducted in the state of New Jersey uncovered a serious problem with doctors shuttling patients around to help them get many different prescriptions. That, to me, is inconceivable and completely reprehensible. As reported in www.thedail... [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]