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When Parents Share Their Drug Abuse Stories, Kids Follow In Their Footsteps
2013-02-24 06:52:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When parents sit down to discuss drugs and substance abuse with their children, they might not want to volunteer information about their own past drug-related habits, according to new research originating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Jennifer Kam, an assistant professor of communications at the school, and colleagues surveyed more than 500 sixth- through eighth-grade middle school students throughout the...

2013-02-15 23:01:09

Narconon of Georgia rolls out the next step of their 2013 Drug Awareness Campaign providing free drug information pieces to health care practitioners as they continue to fight the current U.S. prescription drug abuse epidemic. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Narconon of Georgia announced today that they are providing free drug information pieces to health care practitioners as the next step of their 2013 Drug Awareness Campaign. These drug information pieces are designed for public...

2013-02-07 08:26:34

Bono Mack will accept her award Feb.7th at CADCA's 23rd Annual National Leadership Forum WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the significant contributions she has made to the field of substance abuse prevention and long-standing support of community-based drug prevention, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) will award Former Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack the 2013 National Leadership Award. CADCA's National Leadership Award recognizes...

2013-02-04 08:26:28

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), announced that they have initiated a program through their public education division that will engage in an informational campaign featuring printed literature to be distributed to future retail marijuana establishments as well as online support services through a website. The theme of the informational literature and website will be a "responsible consumption" campaign that...

2013-01-30 16:25:19

Four-day Conference to Help Community Leaders Tackle America's #1 Public Health Concern WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2,500 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from throughout the country will convene in the Washington, D.C. area for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 23rd annual National Leadership Forum, which will be held February 4-7, 2013 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center. CADCA's National...

2013-01-22 23:01:56

NetSPI, as Cerner´s chosen partner, Expertly Guides Leading EHR Provider to Successful DEA EPCS Certification Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 NetSPI today announced it has successfully guided Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN) through the Drug Enforcement Agency´s (DEA) EPCS (Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances) certification process. The DEA´s Interim Final Rule (IFR) associated with electronic prescriptions for controlled substances was established in June 2010....

2012-12-19 12:24:55

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future Study (MTF) - an annual survey on teen drug abuse tracking 8th, 10th and 12th graders - shows a multi-year surge in childhood marijuana use among the nation's school-aged children. This escalating trend, especially when combined with a significant drop in the perceptions of risk that adolescents (notably 12-13 year olds) associate with...

2012-11-02 15:23:23

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 2, 2012 The operator of a medical marijuana dispensary in the Figueroa district Los Angeles, Alex Anatoli who operates a properly licensed facility was allegedly accosted with neither court order or warrant in hand by three federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents who entered his premises and threatened to close the cooperative's business under the guise of enforcing The Controlled Substance Act of 1970. The DEA also threatened to cut off...

2012-10-31 07:28:51

LUTHERVILLE, Md., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) - a nonprofit organization that facilitates cooperation between law enforcement, healthcare professionals, state regulatory agencies and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the prevention and investigation of drug diversion - today released the latest results achieved by the real-time, stop-sale system in North Carolina. Data for 2012 aggregated through the National Precursor Log...

2012-10-31 07:28:50

LUTHERVILLE, Md., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) - a nonprofit organization that facilitates cooperation between law enforcement, healthcare professionals, state regulatory agencies and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the prevention and investigation of drug diversion - today released the latest results achieved by the real-time, stop-sale system in Missouri. Data aggregated through the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx)...