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2014-09-02 12:30:19

Report examines deadly trends that created latest heroin scourge; Research to be presented at National PAIN Week conference September 2-6, 2014 BALTIMORE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today released, "A Deadly Trend: Prescription Drugs to Heroin," a research report that provides concrete evidence linking prescription drug abuse to heroin abuse, and examines deadly trends that have created a unique heroin epidemic. The full...

2014-08-20 16:25:29

Electronic Technology Blocks Illegal Sales, Allows Legal Ones LUTHERVILLE, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today lauded the latest results achieved by the real-time, pseudoephedrine (PSE) blocking system in Tennessee. The system, known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine sales and helps law enforcement officials track down methamphetamine offenders and make...

2014-08-20 16:25:27

Electronic Technology Blocks Illegal Sales, Allows Legal Ones LUTHERVILLE, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today lauded the latest results achieved by the real-time, pseudoephedrine (PSE) blocking system in Kansas. The system, known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine sales and helps law enforcement officials track down meth offenders and make arrests. Data...

2014-08-20 16:25:25

Electronic Technology Blocks Illegal Sales, Allows Legal Ones LUTHERVILLE, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today lauded the latest results achieved by the real-time, pseudoephedrine (PSE) blocking system in Alabama. The system, known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine sales and helps law enforcement officials track down methamphetamine offenders and make...

2014-08-20 08:28:43

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers, law enforcement officers and physicians are among those who need reliable testing results to make informed decisions, driving demand for test technologies. In 2013, sales for drugs of abuse testing and technologies reached $2.8 billion, increasing 4.3% from 2011, according to Kalorama Information. A major contributing factor to growth is the continued growth of illicit drug use worldwide and the emergence of new drugs of abuse....

2014-08-16 16:21:01

OTTAWA, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada regularly undertakes evidence-based communications to raise awareness about serious public health issues. From 2007 to 2012, for example, as part of the government's National Anti-Drug Strategy, the Department developed the DrugsNot4Me mass media campaign. The Department also engages with partners on smoking cessation campaigns like "Break It Off". As standard practice, the Department seeks partnerships and invites health professionals...

2014-08-14 23:05:23

National non-profit organization notMYkid is giving away more than 4000 free home drug test kits, in more than a dozen U.S. cities. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 With each new school year, kids will be required to pass a number of tests. None is more important than the test they’ll face when pressured to use drugs by their peers. Often a simple “no” isn’t enough to deflect peer pressure and allow a child to save face with their friends. That’s why the national non-profit...

2014-08-13 12:28:30

Educating and engaging young people in meaningful activities to help prevent illicit drug use in our communities WELLAND, ON, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Finley, Member of Parliament for Haldimand-Norfolk on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced $511,053 of federal funding under the Government's National Anti-Drug Strategy (NADS), for the "C'est mon choix" project that will help prevent illicit drug use and prescription drug...

2014-07-25 23:00:56

Harbor Village Florida reports on multiple states cracking down on heroin epidemic. USA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As reported by the Statesman Journal in the article Scanning The Battlefield in War On Heroin (7/20), police in Salem, MA as well as several other states are beginning to seriously crack down on the recent heroin epidemic that has taken many lives during the past couple of years. The article focuses on one heroin-related overdose case in which police were able to make two arrests...

2014-07-11 23:01:16

In observance of the UN International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Scientology Churches and Missions around the world promote drug-free living (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Volunteers from Scientology Churches and Missions are taking action against drug abuse this week with drug education lectures, forums and conferences, information stands, sports events, and drug education booklet distribution in cities around the world. Drug abuse is an international epidemic. According to...


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