The Fix interviews Greg Remsburg, on of the miners from Discovery Channel's hit show "Gold Rush." Greg has been in recovery for nearly a decade. He opens up about his addiction, his recovery, and the stress from working in such an intense job, as well as being on a high-conflict reality television show.
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Alabama's chemical endangerment law was originally intended to protect children from meth labs. The law prohibits any "responsible person" from "exposing a child to an environment in which he or she knowingly, recklessly, and intentionally causes or permits a child to be exposed to, ingest or inhale, or have contact with a controlled substance, chemical substance, or paraphernalia." After the law was passed, law enforcement extended the law to also protect unborn children in the womb. In Alabama, mothers who test positive for drugs are often immediately thrown in jail. /p>
Reading a recent article about the crisis surrounding Oxycontin in Ontario, as the ban on the drug has put more and more addict's into a desperate position, my mind reaches back to the old days, and I remember the feelings of desperation. I relate to the tens of thousands of Oxycontin addicts suffering in Ontario, and I know that at one time I would have done anything to relieve the desperation, the sickness, the insanity. And I realize, they, too, will do the same.