Archives: Drugs

Drug Education in Schools

Until recently, school kids in Colorado were taught that drugs are bad, in part, because they’re illegal. Then that state legalized marijuana. Even President Obama said pot isn’t more dangerous than alcohol. This hour we’ll talk about the changes in drug education in light of new drug laws, and mixed messages kids are receiving in and out of school

Drug Education in Schools

Until recently, school kids in Colorado were taught that drugs are bad, in part, because they’re illegal. Then that state legalized marijuana. Even President Obama said pot isn’t more dangerous than alcohol. This hour we’ll talk about the changes in drug education in light of new drug laws, and mixed messages kids are receiving in and out of school

Gone to Pot? Legalizing Marijuana in Ohio

Thousands of Colorado residents recently waited in long lines for the chance to legally buy recreational marijuana for the first time in 77 years. Pot is legal for medical use in 20 states, but Ohio is not one of them. This hour we’ll talk about the movement to decriminalize the drug in the Buckeye State, and why opponents say it’s a bad plan.

Gone to Pot? Legalizing Marijuana in Ohio

Thousands of Colorado residents recently waited in long lines for the chance to legally buy recreational marijuana for the first time in 77 years. Pot is legal for medical use in 20 states, but Ohio is not one of them. This hour we’ll talk about the movement to decriminalize the drug in the Buckeye State, and why opponents say it’s a bad plan.

The Intersection of Poverty and Drugs in Appalachia

It seems as though drug and alcohol abuse go hand in hand with poverty in America. On this hour, we’ll focus on the intersection of drugs, alcohol and poverty in Appalachian Ohio.

Mexico’s Drug Society and Drug Cartels

A new documentary film, El Velador or The Night Watchman, is an eye into the world of Mexico’s notorious drug society… One that has been filled with violence, murder and greed. On this hour, we’ll talk about Mexican drug cartels and the crackdown in Ohio.

The Intersection of Poverty and Drugs in Appalachia

It seems as though drug and alcohol abuse go hand in hand with poverty in America. On this hour, we’ll focus on the intersection of drugs, alcohol and poverty in Appalachian Ohio.

Drugs Marketed as Harmless Products

“Bath salts” are normally known as an aromatic and soothing addition to baths. Yet, there is also a product marketed as “bath salts” which when used, mimics the effects of cocaine and LSD. These and other drugs in the market often appear to be harmless products, but have hidden consequences…

Drug Violence Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

The escalating drug cartel violence along the Mexico/U.S. border, and efforts by both countries to respond to the crisis

Opium and the Taliban

How profits from the drug trade funds the Taliban and al-Qaida