Tags: "drug abuse"

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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06 Dec
0

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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06 Nov
0

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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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
0

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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