Tag: addiction

  • What is Addiction?

    Another Look at the Subject Judith Stamps The conversation below began as part of a research project. I was checking in which war morphine was first used. The American Civil War, it turns out, is the correct answer. It was also widely use in WWI and WWII. But I was struck by an odd fact. […]

  • Literature on Cannabis, Addiction and Related Matters

    Cannabis, Addiction, and Other related Matters: Catching Up With Some Recent Literature By Judith Stamps We are, I believe, in the midst of a renaissance in cannabis literature.  In today’s blog I focus on three books published in 2014: High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and […]

  • Law Enforcement Against Prohibition – Part 2: Illegitimate Laws

    (Part 2 of 3) This paper is an expanded version of one presented on behalf of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) on Feb 4 2015 at the University of Victoria. (Read Part 1: Racism) Illegitimate Laws Our laws are founded on principles which must be honoured by Parliament, otherwise they will be seen as illegitimate […]