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Synthetic Drugs Skyrocketing UN Report
2013-06-26 11:13:36

The development of synthetic, designer drugs often outpaces the laws designed to control them, and a new report from the United Nations described a sharp rise in the proliferation of these so-called “legal highs.”

2013-06-19 11:05:24

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has released a summary report outlining policy strategies to reduce the harms related to alcohol, with a focus on the province of Ontario, Canada.

Study Drugs: Parents Just Don't Get It
2013-05-21 05:32:06

While the signs and dangers of recreational drug use such as painkillers or LSD are well-known to teens and their parents, a new survey shows the disconnect between parents and their kids when it comes to the use of so-called study drugs.

2013-05-02 23:24:06

Mental health professionals at the Birmingham Maple Clinic recently reported on a study by the Partnership at Drugfree.org, which found that prescription drug abuse among teens has risen 33% since

2013-05-02 23:02:22

The rise in prescription drug abuse has permanently changed the face of addiction—how are treatment centers adjusting their programs to respond to this shift? West

Survey Finds Teenage Drug Abuse Jumped 33 Percent In Five Years
2013-04-23 14:13:11

A newly released national survey has found that a quarter of all teens have misused or abused prescription drugs at least once, a 33 percent jump over five years ago.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.