Tag: drug addiction
A Star is Born Lifted by Performances of Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

The chemistry between Cooper and Lady Gaga is undeniable, helping the film rise above previous versions.

Government Price Controls and Drug Addiction

In the print edition of the latest issue of National Review, staff writer David French has a sobering article describing how the Veterans Health Administration is overdosing veterans on prescription drugs. A veteran himself, French has plenty of anecdotes about his buddies: They couldn’t sleep, so they had to take Ambien. They were depressed,...
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Follow the Silk Road

Stretching some 4,000 miles, the “Silk Road” was a trade network connecting the continent of Asia. From around 200 B.C., the route, running from China to India, to the Mediterranean Sea, the horn of Africa, and beyond, is largely credited for opening up trade in much of the world, leading to the development and exchange...
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Drugs: Should They Be Legal or Illegal?

Last week, I spoke to a class at Idlewild Presbyterian Church on the economics of drug prohibition. My notes are below. Cross-posted at Division of Labour.

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