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DEC
27

FDA Launches Campaign to Counter Tobacco Promotion

FDA Launches Campaign to Counter Tobacco Promotion
With smokers experiencing a number of triggers to use at popular retail locations, the federal government has decided to fight back on the same playin...
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DEC
24

Cigarette smoking is increasing among Americans with drug problems

Cigarette smoking is increasing among Americans with drug problems
Odds of smoking among Americans with a substance use disorder are more than five times greater than the overall population ---science daily While ciga...
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DEC
24

South Carolina Partners with Law Enforcement on Naloxone Program

South Carolina Partners with Law Enforcement on Naloxone Program
State prevention leaders joined forces with local police departments to create an effective naloxone training, distribution, and monitoring program. O...
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DEC
24

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is coming January 22-28, 2018

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is coming January 22-28, 2018
NDAFW is a national health observance linking teens to science based facts to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs! National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® li...
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DEC
24

Children of Alcoholics Week 12-18 February 2017

Children of Alcoholics Week 12-18 February 2017
Imagine coming home from school and dreading what you might find. Imagine having no friends because you’re too embarrassed to bring them home in case ...
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DEC
18

Aetna Will Waive Co-Pay for Narcan for Some Customers

Aetna Will Waive Co-Pay for Narcan for Some Customers
The health insurance company Aetna said it will waive co-pays for the opioid overdose antidote Narcan (naloxone) starting in January, CNN Money report...
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DEC
18

People Who Live With Someone Taking Painkillers More Likely to Get Own Rx

People Who Live With Someone Taking Painkillers More Likely to Get Own Rx
A new study finds that people who live with someone with a prescription for opioid painkillers are more likely to get their own prescription for opioi...
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DEC
18

Cashing in Gift Cards to Pay for Opioids Becoming More Common

Cashing in Gift Cards to Pay for Opioids Becoming More Common
Law enforcement officials report an increase in cases of people are stealing items from major retailers, returning them for gift cards, and cashing in...
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DEC
18

Monitoring the Future Survey Results Issued

Monitoring the Future Survey Results Issued
NIH’s 2017 Monitoring the Future survey shows both vaping and marijuana are more popular than traditional cigarettes or pain reliever misuse Almost on...
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DEC
14

St. Louis Police Saving Fewer Lives with Heroin Antidote Amid Stronger Opiates

St. Louis Police Saving Fewer Lives with Heroin Antidote Amid Stronger Opiates
The number of people that police in St. Louis have been able to save using the heroin overdose antidote naloxone, or Narcan, has declined by approxima...
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