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2014-01-22 16:26:32

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Gen. Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation's leading substance abuse prevention organization, issued the following statement in response to President Obama's comments on marijuana in an interview with The New Yorker. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130130/DC51396LOGO) "CADCA is concerned that only a portion of what the President said during his...

2014-01-08 23:02:32

LeadFerret, the free B2B data site, announced today the release of their fully searchable Directory of Contacts in Law Enforcement Agencies. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 LeadFerret users already enjoy free access to over 15+ million business contacts with complete information, including email addresses, social media links, and a robust set of search tools. Today LeadFerret announced the release of a specialized directory of contacts in law enforcement agencies, which allows...

2013-12-20 23:24:53

Fire Commissioner Ted Kets recommends MedixSafe to keep narcotics safe. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 In the spring of 2009 the Jericho New York Fire Department was about to buy 6 Knox Boxes to keep narcotics safe and secure. Commissioner Kets was responsible for securing and accounting for all the narcotics purchased by the Jericho Fire Department and used on their ambulances. “I just could not bring myself to purchase these boxes. I did not think they gave me the security and...

2013-11-27 23:02:07

Individuals seeking relief from cocaine, heroin, marijuana and other drugs can get no-cost consultations. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. El Paso, TX (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 An El Paso drug rehab center is announcing that a new program geared toward decreasing the rising tide of prescription drug use is available at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Based upon a 2012 study from the University of Texas Center for Social Work Research, the pain...

2013-11-12 10:45:57

Investigators look at the link between geographic patterns and death rates in the new issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine gives new insight into the geographic variation in drug poisoning mortality, with both urban centers and rural areas showing a large increase in death rates. While previous studies have looked at drug poisoning related deaths in broad strokes, this is the first study to examine them on...

2013-11-07 23:31:33

New club drug “Molly”, sold as a more intense Ecstasy, is being blamed for increased overdoses and deaths across the country. Avoid it at all costs warns Narconon Freedom Center. Albion, MI (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Narconon Freedom Center is urgently warning teens and college students to be alert for Molly being sold at Rave parties. The highly dangerous drug is more intense than Ecstasy and can be deadly taken only once. Molly is an off-white powder generally sold in gelatin...

2013-11-05 23:33:52

Passages Malibu comments on the efforts to reign in prescription medication misuse. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 On Saturday October 26th, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) worked with state and local law enforcement agencies to encourage Americans to turn in their unused prescription medication in an effort to fight misuse, misdirection, or other potential opportunities for abuse. The event only recently concluded, but it was estimated that local, state, and federal...

2013-11-02 23:02:18

Hundreds more drugs are added to the list of synthetics being sold internationally, so Narconon releases a new educational feature to help parents keep their kids safe. (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Most of the world heard about the “Miami zombie” attack over Memorial Day, 2012, in which a homeless man lost much of his face to an attacker who was high on drugs. At that moment, a new drug dubbed “bath salts” was suddenly launched into high public awareness. At that moment, the subject...

2013-10-25 12:21:47

October 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs on Saturday, Oct. 26, as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. The Pennsylvania State Police will collect unwanted prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and may be dropped off at select State Police...

2013-10-24 12:26:10

Healthy PA Plan Proposes Permanent Take Back Program for Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs today reminds Pennsylvanians to turn in their expired, unused or unwanted prescriptions at collections sites statewide as part of National Drug Take Back Day events this week. "Drug take back programs are imperative to safeguarding public health and reducing the threat of prescription drug abuse and dependence,"...