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Stories by Miriam Boeri
Associate Professor of Sociology at Bentley University
Why Politicians Keep Calling Marijuana A Gateway Drug
Posted on: Apr 20, 2015, Source: The Conversation US
It's a hoary old myth, but it refuses to die, and some shameless politicos are helping keep it alive.
Can Medical Marijuana Curb Heroin Addiction?
Posted on: Jan 13, 2015, Source: The Conversation
New research shows that medical marijuana states have lower opiate overdose rates. Maybe it's time to consider pot as a substitute for smack.
The Surprising Rise of Methamphetamine Use Among Suburban Women
Posted on: Nov 21, 2013, Source: Rutgers University Press
Methamphetamine has been called an epidemic -- even in the most unexpected quarters, as this excerpt from Boeri's new book 'Women on Ice' explains.
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