Category Archives: Uncategorized

12 Feb
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Two Emerging Drug Alerts: Tianeptine “Gas Station Heroin” and Injectable Liquid Fentanyl

The landscape of substance use is constantly evolving due to the introduction of new and potent drugs into the illicit drug supply and diversion of regulated pharmaceutical products.

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09 Feb
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Global Public Health Threat: Injectable Liquid Fentanyl

This situation is extremely concerning as such diversion could introduce fentanyl into drug markets that are not accustomed to illicit opioid use or exacerbate current crises, such as in the U.S.

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29 Jan
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The Escalating Youth Overdose Crisis in America

In 2022, roughly 22 innocent kids died each week from a drug overdose, equivalent to the size of a classroom full of students.

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24 Jan
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Fostering Impact: A Glimpse into Prevention Advocacy Day 2024 at the Florida State Capitol

Drug Free America Foundation, in collaboration with Community Coalition Alliance (CCA), and the Florida Alliance for State Advocacy (FASA), organized Prevention Advocacy Day 2024 at the Florida State Capitol.

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22 Jan
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Global Call for Action – Global Position Paper on Recovery

We invite you to participate in sharing the inaugural global consensus paper on recovery, and extend an invitation from the research team, including Dr. David Best, David Patton, Boro Goic, and Mulka Nisic, to disseminate and endorse the Global Position Paper ...

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18 Jan
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CND Side Event Application Now Open

The application to organize side events during the Regular Session (18-22 March) opens Monday, 15 January at midnight CET and closes 26 January.

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18 Jan
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Call for Speakers for the CND High-Level Segment in March

The Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC) is seeking numerous speakers from non governmental organizations (NGOs) to present their work and positioning during the CND's High Level Segment happening on 14-15 March.

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18 Jan
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UNODC: Afghanistan’s Opium Cultivation Plummets 95% After Drug Ban

Following a drug ban imposed by the de facto authorities in April 2022, Afghanistan's opium cultivation plummets 95%, from 233,000 hectares in 2022 to 10,800 hectares in 2023, according to a new research report by the United Nations Office on ...

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10 Jan
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Unlocking the Truth: The Hidden Risks of Melatonin Gummies for Children

Between 2012 and 2021, reports to U.S. poison control centers regarding pediatric melatonin ingestions surged 530% and were linked with 27,795 emergency department and clinic visits, 4,097 hospitalizations, 287 intensive care admissions, and tragically, 2 fatalities.

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04 Jan
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Empathy in Action: How Dave Higham’s Vision is Shaping Recovery

As we step into January, we are kicking off with one of our most inspiring and impactful conversations with Dave Higham, founder of 'The Well.'

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