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Latest Drug policy of the United States Stories

2009-05-08 09:42:23

Punitive policies intended to reduce drug use by making life difficult for convicted users are counterproductive and actually lead to a vicious spiral of drug use and reincarceration.

2009-05-07 22:17:44

Punitive policies intended to reduce drug use by making life difficult for convicted users are counterproductive, U.S.

2009-05-04 13:28:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) applauds the latest nationwide survey results showing that more parents than ever are addressing over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine abuse with their teens.

2009-05-04 11:07:00

Media Plays Major Role in Prompting Parent-Teen Discussions about Substance Abuse Mothers Take the Lead in Monitoring, Dads Have Opportunity to Engage More with Kids NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 14th annual national survey of parents' attitudes about teen drug and alcohol use was released today by the nonprofit Partnership for a Drug-Free America and MetLife Foundation.

2009-03-11 11:04:00

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Partnership for a Drug-Free America supports President Obama and Vice President Biden in choosing Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske as the next Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).

2009-03-05 14:07:00

High Level Meeting Convenes in Vienna to Chart Future of Drug Control Efforts NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of a United Nations meeting meant to set the direction of drug policy for the next decade, the Open Society Institute today released a new report documenting the costs to health and human rights of current, repressive approaches to drug control.

2009-02-26 11:08:00

Makers of OTC cough medicines committed to continuing multi-pronged effort to raise awareness WASHINGTON, Feb.

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2009-02-05 14:08:24

US Drug Enforcement Administration agents this week raided four Westside California medical marijuana dispensaries, angering supporters of pot for medicinal purposes who cited a comment made by President Barack Obama during his bid for the presidency last year.

2008-12-05 11:36:00

Drug Take-Back Network Launched by Product Stewardship Institute and King Pharmaceuticals WASHINGTON, Dec.

2008-12-02 10:00:00

- Some Parents Missing Opportunities to Connect - - Only 1 in 4 Teens Report Parents Have Warned of Prescription Drug Abuse Dangers - NEW YORK, Dec.


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