Java Junkies Beware…

Turns out that Starbucks may be America’s biggest drug pusher according to Roger Downey’s article in Seattle Weekly, This Is Your Brain on a Frappuccino. According to Downey:

The U.S. government allocates many billions of dollars a year to the War on Drugs, but it spends hardly a penny on the most insidious, most omnipresent psychoactive drug of all. I refer, of course, to caffeine (C8H10N4O2), the little alkaloid that made [Starbucks].