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T21

The name T21 sounds like the subtitle to an Arnold Schwarzenegger sequel. However, its a public policy sweeping across states and has even received some support from President Trump. T21 or Tobacco to 21 is an effort to raise the legal purchasing age to 21. Over 500 city/county jurisdictions and 18 states have enacted this Continue reading T21

Be Patient, Be Kind and You Can Help Someone with Substance Abuse Disorder

Last week, I had the privilege of meeting some of the finest minds in the addiction treatment and recovery world at the Appalachian Addiction and Prescription Drug Abuse Conference. This is timely, as we are in the midst of an addiction crisis. Politicians are threatening to lock up offenders and want to further regulate medication Continue reading Be Patient, Be Kind and You Can Help Someone with Substance Abuse Disorder

WVSMA Annual Meeting in the Books

The West Virginia State Medical Association finished its Annual Meeting last week.  As the largest gathering of physicians in the State, it left participants energized and ready to work.  The conference goers were more amazed by the star studded lineup than the spectacular Greenbrier Resort or majestic Greenbrier Valley.  This year’s theme was “The Year Continue reading WVSMA Annual Meeting in the Books