Nevada Public Radio Listen Live

"Discover New Programs"
Facebook Twitter Follow Nevada Public Radio

Support Nevada Public Radio
KNPR's State of Nevada About SON Archives Participate Specials
TODAY
Is The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas For Sale?
The HOA: Help Or Headache?
UPCOMING
Gillespie On Bundy, Officer Shootings
Reno: News From The North
No Way Any Convention Is Coming To Las Vegas
Bundyfest: It Could Happen
RECENT
Reid Vs. Heller On Bundy Standoff
Lowden Embraces Changing Senate Elections
The State Of The Clark County School District
Reno A Frontrunner For Tesla Plant
States Look At Marijuana Laws
Gut Feeling: What We Learned From The Hadza About Digestion
Missing Out On A High School Diploma
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
Why Don't We Know Who's Behind the Kelly Cheating Scandal?
Las Vegas City Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
Utah Keeps 'Utes' As Mascot
The Good Foods Of Lent
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
How Safe Is Your Food?
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas

Poker and Drugs
Poker and Drugs

Listen
AIR DATE: June 30, 2010

A recent study by Kevin Clauson, associate professor at Nova Southeastern University's College of Pharmacy demonstrates what was already suspected - almost three quarters of surveyed poker players admit to using stimulants - some as benign as caffeine from coffee and energy drinks - to pharmaceuticals like Valium as well as illegal narcotics such as cocaine and amphetamines. We talk to the author of this study and discuss the dichotomy of the poker players he reviewed as well as a pioneer in the field of gaming addictions.

GUEST
Kevin Clauson, Assoc Prof, Nova Southeastern University's College of Pharmacy

LINKS
comments powered by Disqus
© 2013 NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO   
Web hosting facilities provided by Switch.