The Olympian

The Xanax Epidemic Spreads from Rap Fame to Pop Shame

Tillie Cortez, staff writer

April 16, 2018

Alprazolam, or Xanax, is a sedative used to treat anxiety and panic disorder. But some people use it for whole other reasons. Consuming Alprazolam, unrelated to medical circumstances, is really irresponsible and mindless. Xanax...

Marijuana: From Demonized Drug to Recreational Release

Tony Alvarado, staff writer

March 15, 2018

After the Mexican revolution, Mexican immigrants flooded the United States and brought with them a recreational use of marijuana. Prejudice against the immigrants connected immigrant crimes with marijuana and demonized the drug....

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