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Back in 2006, I broke my left femur in a car accident. After several surgeries I was put on opioid pain medications for chronic pain for over four years. After figuring out quite quickly that addiction is indeed a real thing, I learned how mentally and physically dependent on the drugs I had become. After a long and arduous cycle of relapse, I finally feel I have conquered my demons, and wanted to provide some sort of support for anyone affected by addiction. So I started this podcast. Feel free to share, share, share! You can also help support the show by visiting our paypal donation portal at and at our Patreon page at

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Jun 25, 2018

In This Episode:

David discusses four recent news topics related to addiction. We talk about the a study done at the University of Montreal about marijuana, the recent addition of video game addiction to the ICD 11 by the World Health Organization, the state of New York and it's plans to allow medical marijuana in place...

Jun 10, 2018

In This Episode:

David talks a bit about the history behind criminalization of marijuana in the United States and explains how the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 had an illogical way of classifying certain drugs.

David continues by speaking about the pros and cons of both medicinal and recreational marijuana.


May 6, 2018

Special Announcement.

I have been super busy with my day job, and a few other family matters. This unfortunatley has not allowed me to edit the audio for some upcoming episodes. But as I type this now, I am working on getting a new episode finished in which I discuss the war on drugs, and all of its failings. 


Mar 25, 2018

On This Episode:

In this episode, David speaks about recent news of the FDA proposing to reduce the nicotine content in cigarettes. While we at the Addictions podcast can see both the good and bad ramifications of this, we lean more towards it only leading smokers smoking more in an effort to gain the same amount...

Dec 17, 2017

In this episode, David discusses the Richard Baumgartner story, a former felony Judge, Baumgartner developed several addictions and pursued some very strange ways of maintaining those addictions.

Eventually he was charged with a crime and faced a mere 3 years in prison. a pretty light sentence once you realize the...