Category Archives: Uncategorized

12 Dec
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NEW! DFAF Kicks off Marijuana and Pregnancy Project in the State of FL

We're excited to announce that DFAF has kicked off our Marijuana and Pregnancy project in the state of Florida and is focused on reducing the number of women using marijuana while pregnant and breastfeeding.

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29 Nov
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Fetal & Neonatal Marijuana Exposure: Speaking For Those Unable to Speak For Themselves

Expanding legalization across the country has created an ever increasing question about fetal and neonatal exposure to the compounds found in marijuana. As research continues, the medical community is uncovering many more risks than benefits making education a priority to ...

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04 Nov
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Alarming Trends of Marijuana Use Among Pregnant Women in the U.S.

Studies have linked marijuana use during pregnancy with a number of adverse health effects on the developing child such as low birth weight, fetal growth restriction, preterm birth, increased NICU admission, stillbirth, and later development of problem behaviors and mental ...

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17 Oct
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It’s National Drug Free Work Week!

We're proud to announce the 14th annual anniversary observance of NATIONAL DRUG-FREE WORK WEEK, OCTOBER 17 - 23, 2022! This yearly public awareness campaign highlights the importance of a drug-free workplace and encourages workers with alcohol and drug problems to ...

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30 Sep
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Celebrating International Recovery Day!

Today we celebrate International Recovery Day - a day devoted to celebrating the millions of people in recovery, promoting global recovery efforts, and spreading hope to those with substance use disorders and their loved ones as Recovery is Possible!

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08 Sep
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Highlights from the 10th Annual Prevention Summit in Tampa, FL

With nearly 300 attendees, 34 vendors, and 21 event sponsors, the 10th Annual Drug Prevention Summit was a huge success! We were thrilled to have 29 influential leaders share their expertise, data, resources, and passion for substance use prevention over ...

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19 Aug
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First National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day

Sunday, August 21st marks the first National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness DayTM  created to remember the lives lost from illicit fentanyl poisoning and acknowledge the devastation caused to loved ones and communities all over the nation.

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09 Aug
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Building Hope and Success through Education and Advocacy

Drug Free America Foundation will host the Annual Gala on October 19th, 2022 centered on, “Building Hope and Success through Education and Advocacy.” Enjoy a silent auction, delicious dinner, and live entertainment as we present the first ever Inaugural Heart ...

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20 Jun
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Marijuana Summit: Education, Prevention, Advocacy

Join us for a two-day conference in Rosemont, Illinois where we will hear from national drug demand reduction experts on the impacts of current marijuana laws and how to use what we learn to advocate for policies that protect public ...

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10 Jun
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Shift in Trends of Prenatal Substance Use Observed with Rapid Increase in Prenatal Marijuana Use

A new study in JAMA Network Open finds that over a 10-year period, prenatal use of marijuana increased at a faster rate than the prenatal use of other substances.

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