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2008-10-07 12:00:28

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Director of National Drug Control Policy, John P.

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2008-10-07 10:40:00

Speaking in support of a new study about drug-related videos on popular social networking sites, the director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy told reporters that Internet videos have the ability to influence teenage drug activity.

2008-10-03 12:00:27

What would you do if your mom brought a drug-sniffing dog into your bedroom? It's one of the off-the wall actions of "Patsy," a well-intentioned, high-energy mother determined to go to any length to keep her kids from using drugs and alcohol.

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2008-09-12 15:05:00

Mexican drug cartels, finding it harder to smuggle in marijuana, are growing more of their crops in the United States, officials say.

2008-09-12 06:00:23

By Judy Keen CHICAGO -- Mexican drug cartels are stepping up marijuana cultivation in U.S. national parks and on other public land, endangering visitors and damaging the environment, law enforcement and National Park Service officials say.

2008-09-06 00:00:04

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Cocaine and methamphetamine use among young adults declined significantly last year as supplies dried up, leading to higher prices and reduced purity, the government reports.

2008-09-05 09:00:04

By Bob Deans Cox News Service WASHINGTON -- The generation that once celebrated sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll as a rite of passage is carrying substance abuse into retirement, says a U.S. government survey released Thursday.

2008-09-05 06:00:23

By Janet Kornblum Teenagers and young adults are using fewer street drugs -- cocaine, heroin and marijuana -- than they did in 2002, says a government report out Thursday. Children ages 12 to 17 are using fewer prescription drugs for non-medical purposes.

2008-09-04 12:00:33

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Current illicit drug use among teens is continuing to decline, according to a new report by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released today.

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2008-09-04 11:25:00

A U.S. agency said on Thursday that cocaine and methamphetamine use among young adults declined significantly last year while abuse of prescription pain drugs increased.


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