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What Does Addiction Have to do with Conversion Therapy?

June 23, 2015  |  Buster Ross
Guest blogger Buster Ross shares his experience as an advocate to end reparative therapy for lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals.

Anorexia intervention bill first in a decade

May 28, 2015  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
Two U.S. House members have introduced legislation that would require health professionals and school personnel to be trained in early detection of eating disorders.

Hazelden Betty Ford intensifies its advocacy presence

April 14, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The opioid crisis will serve as the initial central issue of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's new Institute for Recovery Advocacy.

Study: Washington parents have information gap around marijuana law

April 6, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A survey conducted less than a year after Washington state voters adopted a marijuana legalization initiative found that many parents knew little about key details of the law.

Young People in Recovery broadens its advocacy base

March 20, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The grassroots advocacy organization Young People in Recovery is inviting participation from those affected by another's addiction.

Public campaign seeks to erase misconceptions about Colorado marijuana law

February 9, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Colorado public health officials are taking an engaging approach to educating citizens about the do's and don'ts of the recreational marijuana initiative they adopted in 2012.

Analysis of possible marijuana legalization in Vermont does not take black-or-white view

January 19, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A new report analyzing the pros and cons of marijuana legalization for Vermont tries to identify a middle ground between prohibition and Colorado- or Washington-style legalization.

Readers delved into difficult policy issues in 2014

January 5, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Management ethics and marijuana policy ranked among the most prominent topics for readers of Addiction Professional's online content in 2014.

Early projection from Faces & Voices director: Policy over process

December 13, 2014  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Patty McCarthy Metcalf expects to hit the ground running when she takes over as Faces & Voices of Recovery director on Dec. 29, as she looks to re-energize collaborations and keep a close eye on public policy.

New NAATP chief must earn trust

November 13, 2014  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
Michael Walsh helped to change the face of NAATP in his two year role as president and CEO. Now he hopes the work he began will continue into the future under a new leader.

Rising tide: Voters in Oregon, Alaska approve pot legalization

November 5, 2014  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
With voters in four states now having approved legalization of marijuana for adult recreational use, many are anticipating an even more intensive advocacy fight on this issue in 2016.

Mixed prospects for next week's marijuana ballot initiatives

October 29, 2014  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
Among the initiatives on next week's election ballots across the country, a marijuana legalization measure in Oregon seems headed to passage, while a similar initiative in Alaska faces likely defeat.


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