Latest National Institute on Drug Abuse Stories

2014-01-22 16:26:32

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Gen. Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation's leading substance abuse prevention organization, issued the following statement in response to President Obama's comments on marijuana in an interview with The New Yorker. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130130/DC51396LOGO) "CADCA is concerned that only a portion of what the President said during his...

2013-11-04 23:22:26

Florida-based detox center Novus Medical Detox says California’s recently proposed bill suggesting the use of treatment instead of prison sentences is a step in the right direction for gaining control of the current drug epidemic in the U.S., as well as reducing the costs of housing nonviolent offenders. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 As drug abuse continues its rampage on American society, many are questioning the effectiveness of sentencing addicted individuals to years...

2013-11-01 23:18:46

As some states begin to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, Suncoast Rehab Center urges policymakers to reconsider, as marijuana is addictive and may lead to harder drug use. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Following the legalization of recreational marijuana use in both Colorado and Washington, advocates are now beginning to focus their efforts on Northeastern states, including Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire (1). But Spring Hill drug rehabilitation center Suncoast...

2013-09-06 23:19:20

A drug resembling Ecstasy, but purer in content, named Molly has been gaining in popularity with college students and is showing up at night clubs. Those with an addiction to the new designer drugs should seek the specialized care found at a qualified detox center such as Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 As reported by NBC News (9/1) in their news story, Who is Molly? Dangerous drug gaining popularity with new name, that a drug resembling Ecstasy, but purer in...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'