Legally Loaded: Marijuana Today — Cocaine and Heroin Tomorrow?

I’m a recovering addict and a alcohol and drug treatment professional who is a parent of three children. How can I with my experience and expertise tell them pot is as safe as aspirin or toothpaste. If Proposition 19 passes we are opening a dangerous door of easier access of abuse to a plethora of [...]

Howard on NBC against legalization of Marijuana 9/16/10

About 21.8 milion Americans, or roughly 8.7 per cent of the population age 12 and older, reported using illegal drugs in 2009. Do we really need to debate whether pot should be legal for our kids to buy even more easily than they do now. For more on this serious drug issue, watch my interview [...]

Howard on CNN Talking about the tragic death of a teen

Addiction is a family disease. Everybody suffers and some even die. 17 years old and dead from booze and drugs. I tell CNN how a young girl’s death could have been prevented… Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Parental Warning: You May Be Enabling Your Kids Addictions Without Realizing It

  With the arrival of the new school year, a lot of parents may be thinking, “Oh, good, the kids are off the streets, out of our hair and safe in school.” Well, if you are hearing what I hear all day from your children about how easily they score drugs and alcohol, you might [...]