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Caron Reinforces Need for Open, Honest Discussions on Substance Abuse Issues WERNERSVILLE, Pa., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether teens are entering high school for the first time or advancing grades, heading back-to-school can be both exciting and stressful.
People who abused methamphetamine or other amphetamine-like stimulants were more likely to develop Parkinson's disease than those who did not, in a new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
More than one-fifth of all Americans are binge drinkers, regularly consuming more than five alcoholic beverages a day.
"Communities can make a major contribution," says UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
90 PERCENT OF AMERICANS SUFFERING FROM ADDICTION STARTED SMOKING, DRINKING, OR USING OTHER DRUGS BEFORE AGE 18 ALMOST HALF OF ALL AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS SMOKE, DRINK, OR USE OTHER DRUGS NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine out of 10 Americans who meet the medical criteria for addiction (1) started smoking, drinking, or using other drugs before age 18, according to a national study released today by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA*) at...
Release of the 2011 World Drug Report by the UN Office of Drugs and Crime spurs debate on the correct tactics for combating international drug trafficking, abuse and addiction. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 On June 23, 2011, the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released their annual report on the state of drug trafficking and abuse around the world, the 2011 World Drug Report (WDR).
Itâ€™s well known that drunk driving can have fatal consequences, but a new study suggests that alcohol is not the only drug thatâ€™s a danger on the road.
Study identifies over 1,000 websites still selling controlled substance medicines without a valid prescription PORTLAND, Ore., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report criticizes the US Drug Enforcement Administration for not doing enough about rogue online pharmacies selling addictive medications without a valid prescription requirement.
Declaring the â€œwar on drugsâ€ a failure, a group of prominent former world leaders have asked that decriminalizing marijuana be strongly considered to help curb drug-related violence and social ills.
Increasing access to rogue online pharmacies â€“ those which dispense medications without a doctor's prescription â€“ may be an important factor behind the rapid increase in the abuse of prescription drugs.
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