Chantix and Criminal Responsibility

Chantix is an FDA-approved prescription medication that is touted to help individuals quit smoking.  The drug has been reported to have some serious side-effects, including vivid dreams, suicidal thoughts and actions, depression, hostility, and other behavioral changes.  However, it generally has a good reputation for its ability to assist with smoking cessation.  Are the benefits
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VETERAN’S COURT – Going the extra mile for Maryland’s veterans

This is a true story.  After tours in Iraq and Afganistan, the marine came home.  Immediately he was overwhelmed with symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  The squeaky-clean soldier found relief in prescription painkillers.  Addiction to painkillers drove him to injecting heroin.  His marriage broke up and his family disowned him.  He lost his job and
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