That was the topic a panel of five experts discussed Monday night at Harris Stowe St. University.
Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, January 22nd – Pres. Obama Says Marijuana No More Dangerous Than Alcohol; STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon
President Obama Says Marijuana No More Dangerous Than Alcohol – Dan Duncan from Nat’l Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Dr. Kevin Sabet of Smart Approaches to Marijuana Discuss; and STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon
Molly, a purified form of ecstasy, continues to gain popularity. It also continues to be deadly. Dan Duncan tells us about it.
The Centers for Disease Control began investigating the drug, a handful of innocent-looking herbs sealed in small packet, after it sent eight users in Georgia to a hospital.
Changing federal drug sentencing laws.
Over the last six-and-a-half years, 1,645 people in the St. Louis area have died of heroin overdoses, a figure the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse calls “pretty horrifying.”
Charlie talks with NBA Legend Earl Monroe; with Poet/Writer/Author Maya Angelou; with Dr.Timothy Lomperis about Fr. Biondi’s resignation from St. Louis University; with Dan Duncan about an upcoming sneak preview you may want to take advantage of; and with Market Analyst Al Goldman about the state of the markets.
Charlie talks with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire; with U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL); and with Dan Duncan with the Nat’l Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse about loosening pot laws in St. Louis City.
“We have seen an increase in the last several years in frequency of young women, specifically,” abuse counselor Dan Duncan said.
“What seems to be really big in the St. Louis area is marijuana use and it’s been that way for awhile,” Dan Duncan said.