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2013-05-28 23:20:32

With teen drug abuse rates going up, Narconon Arrowhead shows that the problem can be prevented by helping one teen at a time. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Teen drug abuse rates have skyrocketed across the United States leaving nothing in their path of destruction. The issue has been covered in the media and through many government studies. And the reason why many experts feel that it is such an issue is because “teens are not educated enough about drugs.” According...

2013-05-18 23:13:46

Synthetic Marijuana and “Spice” Brings More Teens Into Emergency Rooms. Recovery Associates Offers Spice and Synthetic Marijuana Drug Rehab. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 Adolescents, especially young males, who experiment with synthetic marijuana that´s also known as “Spice” or “K2” are landing in emergency rooms across America. Recovery Associates is helping to curb this drug epidemic with a new treatment program for those addicted to spice...

2013-05-02 20:21:45

In the news release, Department of Health Launches New Zombie Themed Campaign to Discourage Youth from Using Fake Weed, issued 02-May-2013 by DC Department of Health over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline has been updated and that there have been multiple changes throughout the release. The complete, corrected release follows: Department of Health Launches New Campaign to Discourage Youth from Using Fake Weed District-wide Social Marketing Effort Aims to Educate...

2013-05-02 16:25:14

District-wide Social Marketing Effort Aims to Educate Youth about the Dangers of Using an Increasingly Popular Drug WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mayor Vincent Gray and the DC Department of Health (DOH) launched the first city-wide education campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of synthetic marijuana use among District youth. The zombie themed campaign is designed to call attention to the physical effects and danger behind the use of synthetic marijuana....

2013-04-17 16:25:46

BeSmartBeWell.com explores the science of addiction. CHICAGO, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Addiction can destroy careers and ruin lives. It can be devastating to watch a loved one descend into addiction, and family members often can't understand why an addict continues to use drugs or alcohol despite the ruinous consequences. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-03-27 23:03:28

Dalton Medicinal Chemistry receives notice of award from NIDA of NIH to fund research of novel series of compounds to treat drug abuse and alleviate pain. (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 Dalton Receives Notice of Award from NIDA of NIH to Fund Research Toronto, ON March 27, 2013 -- Dalton Medicinal Chemistry has received notice of award from the National Institute On Drug Abuse (NIDA) to research and discover a novel series of compounds with the potential to treat drug abuse and alleviate pain....

2013-03-14 23:02:33

There are many misconceptions surrounding K2 products, a drug that mocks the high of marijuana. ARCpoint Labs wants the public to know that regardless of legality, the drug can now be traced in drug tests. Irving, TX (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 ARCpoint Labs, a testing facility in Irving, TX offers new information regarding K2 products, a drug that originates from a spice concoction. K2 has been known for some time as a legal form of marijuana. The main drawback for most people looking to get...

2013-03-13 12:38:07

Controversy over states' legalization versus federal laws sparks increase in consumer demand for legal information SEATTLE, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Avvo, Inc., the web's largest expert-only legal Q&A forum, directory and legal marketplace (http://www.avvo.com), today released a set of new legal guides to help address the top questions consumers have about marijuana. Consistent with interest in the topic at a national level, the number of consumers seeking information on...

Students Offered Cocaine To Study Effects On Human Body
2013-02-24 07:45:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Students at one UK university will be using cocaine in the name of science — specifically, they will be participating in a clinical study to better understand how the substance impacts the human body. The research will be taking place at King´s College London, where hundreds of undergraduate students have received emails inviting them to participate in a study “involving nasal administration” of the Class A...

2013-02-23 23:01:53

The new Family Help Guide from Narconon International can help guide families through the hard decisions about treating addiction. (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 Addiction to drugs or alcohol is one of the most destructive forces on earth. When loved ones are struggling with this problem, families often spend more than a decade, trying one thing after another to solve the problem before they ever decide on rehab services. Narconon International now offers families a new tool that can help them...