Author Archives: Drug Free America Foundation

10 Feb
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Study finds maternal cannabis use higher in states with legalized recreational cannabis

With the rise in the number of states that have legalized recreational cannabis, the states considering legalization, and the increased prevalence of cannabis use among pregnant women, it is critical to understand the impacts of cannabis legalization for recreational use ...

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04 Dec
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8th Annual Drug Prevention Summit

Drug Free America Foundation Inc. is partnering with the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance to host the 8th Annual Drug Prevention Summit. This two day event will be held on February 17-18th of 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Airport-Westshore.

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12 Nov
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What’s in your medicine cabinet?

Despite the well-documented detrimental effects of opioid abuse, misuse of prescription opioids remains high among adolescents and young adults. While much progress was made in preventing diversion of prescription opioids by shutting-down pill mills, implementing prescription drug monitoring programs, and ...

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19 Sep
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Women and Opioids: The Unseen Impact

Healthline highlights Drug Free America Foundation as a charity working to support women with opioid use disorder in their new web resource.

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17 Sep
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Red Ribbon Week October 23 – 31, 2019

The Red Ribbon Campaign is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week, October 23rd - 31st each year.

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09 Sep
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Dr. Mohr’s Research Blog: Study Finds Marijuana Use Worsens PTSD Symptoms

A recent study found that marijuana use predicted worsening PTSD symptoms and higher likelihood of suicidal ideation and behavior in a cohort of military personnel considered to be at high risk for PTSD.

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2018 NSDUH Report
20 Aug
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SAMHSA releases latest findings from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health

The NSDUH is a comprehensive household survey of substance use, substance use disorders, mental health, and use of mental health and substance abuse treatment services.

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05 Aug
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Unleashing A Beast: Marijuana is not the Solution

As we collectively attempt to put out the fire of the third and deadliest wave of the opioid epidemic, we should not pour in the fuel of marijuana legalization.

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31 Jul
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Dr. Mohr’s Research Blog: Prenatal Exposure to THC

As marijuana use becomes increasingly normalized in the US, more and more pregnant women are choosing to use marijuana to the detriment of their unborn infants.

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25 Jul
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The Phoenix: Stronger Than Stigma

The Phoenix is an active recovery community offering FREE exercise events to all participants who are 48 hours clean and sober.

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