Category Archives: In The News

05 Feb
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Review of ‘Tell Your Children’ by Alex Berenson

Tell Your Children is a well-written, well-researched, and easy to read book that outlines the relationship between marijuana use, mental illness, and violence. Berenson marshals the evidence and lays out his case in a compelling manner that is largely grounded ...

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30 Jan
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7th Annual Southeastern U.S. Regional Drug Prevention Summit

Drug Free America Foundation (DFAF) is partnering with the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance to host the 7th Annual Southeastern U.S. Regional Drug Prevention Summit, February 18 - 20, 2019.

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14 Dec
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Cannabis abstinence for month aids memory, study says

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study finds that one month of abstaining from cannabis use results in measurable improvement in memory functions important for learning among regular cannabis users in adolescence and young adulthood.

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06 Dec
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Annual SAMHSA Survey Finds Marijuana Use Higher in “Legal” States

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health comparison of 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 data, conducted by SAMHSA, marijuana use is higher among those ages 12 and older in states that have legalized recreational use.

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26 Nov
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Economic and Social Costs of Legalized Marijuana

The Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University recently published a study to better understand the economic and social costs of legalized marijuana.

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06 Nov
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Understanding Fentanyl: A Powerful New Three-Part Documentary Series

A powerful new three-part educational documentary series from Odd Squad Productions is gripping viewers.

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25 Oct
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Remembering Justin Veatch – A Father and the Legacy His Son Left Behind

In September of 2008, 17 year old Justin Veatch was an aspiring musician about to enter his senior year at Yorktown High School. On September 27th of that year, Justin went to bed - and never woke up. Now his ...

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04 Oct
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Marijuana may be worse for teen brains than alcohol, study finds

Cannabis causes lasting cognitive impairment in adolescents, according to Canadian researchers.

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28 Sep
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Remarks by President Trump at “Global Call to Action on the World Drug Problem” Event

On September 24, 2018 President Trump addressed the UN meeting on “Global Call to Action on the World Drug Problem." 130 nations signed the document, pledging to work cooperatively to fight a worldwide drug problem that kills nearly half a ...

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07 Sep
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Daily use of marijuana among non-college young adults at all-time high

2017 drug use data shows clear differences in substance use trends between college age adults and their non-college peers.

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