A direct quote from this article-
“I cannot think of another drug where
those obtaining the drug legally
–through a prescription written by a doctor and
filled at a pharmacy–
are to be taxed in order to combat
the illegal use of that drug.”
Nor do I.
What is an “addict?”
The term “addict” has been divorced from its definition, and it is clear that the media uses the term addiction — to refer to many ways of consuming a product or a indulging a habit — without a clear understanding of what the word implies.
Addiction, as defined by the American Society of Addiction Medicine:
“Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry.
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