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27 Nov
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Study finds genetic link to cannabis addiction and multiple health problems

According to Yale News, researchers were able to identify dozens of genetic variants linked to cannabis use disorder and a variety of behavioral and health issues associated with cannabis use disorder.

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09 Nov
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Recent Study Reveals the Harms of Legalization of Marijuana in Illinois

Findings from the Illinois 2023 Annual Cannabis Report show a correlation between marijuana legalization in Illinois and a spike in fatal car crashes, pediatric poisonings, and use of marijuana by pregnant women.

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08 Nov
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Open Letter to Ohio Lawmakers

Amy Ronshausen, Executive Director of Drug Free America Foundation and Save Our Society From Drugs, wrote the following open letter to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the members of the Ohio State Legislature, in reaction to the recreational marijuana ballot ...

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08 Nov
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Highlights from Red Ribbon Week

Drug Free America Foundation celebrated Red Ribbon Week with elementary students by conducting interactive sessions about the value of being drug-free, overcoming peer pressure, and making good choices.

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24 Oct
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The Biological Component of Behavioral Health and Marijuana Use

In this webinar as part of our marijuana and pregnancy educational series, we were joined by Certified Addictionologist Dr. Evelyn Higgins who educated about the genetic and neuroscience biochemical pathways that can influence individuals to self-medicate through marijuana use.

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13 Oct
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New Research Blog: Online Dispensaries: Minors’ Ease of Access to Marijuana

A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics has shed light on the concerning ease with which minors can purchase marijuana through online dispensaries.

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09 Oct
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Register Today for the National Prevention Summit

We are thrilled to announce the opening of registration for the 11th Annual Prevention Summit, a transformative event co-hosted by the Drug Free America Foundation Inc. (DFAF) and the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance (HCADA).

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05 Oct
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New P2P Podcast: African Youths Initiative on Crime Prevention

In this compelling episode, we sit down with Chris Ibe, an international crime prevention advocate.

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04 Oct
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October is Youth Substance Use Prevention Month and Substance Misuse Prevention Month™

At Drug-Free America Foundation, we believe in the power of prevention; join us in celebrating Prevention Month this October.

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27 Sep
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Alarming Statistics: Over One Million Young Drivers Imperil Lives with Marijuana and Alcohol Behind the Wheel

A recently published research article from the Addictive Behaviors Journal sheds light on the prevalence and critical associations between DUI of marijuana and alcohol among drivers aged 16 to 20 in the United States.

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