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2010-05-26 11:25:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Drug Policy Spokesman Robert Weiner and Yusuf Hassan, a Senior Policy Analyst at Robert Weiner Associates, have called for professional golf superstar Tiger Woods and all major athletes to be tested for drugs in an op-ed in the Charlotte Observer. "At the White House last month, we asked Apolo Anton Ohno, the eight-time Olympic medalist speed skater if sports like baseball and golf should have the same stringent drug testing as...

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2010-05-12 06:00:00

US President Barack Obama, in an attempt to curb drug use in young adults, released a new anti-drug campaign Tuesday that will put greater emphasis on prevention and treatment of the problem.

2010-05-11 15:46:00

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Releases 2010 Drug Control Strategy WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) applauds the release of the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) 2010 Drug Control Strategy.

2010-05-11 16:10:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home of McGruff the Crime Dog, applauds the new national drug control strategy by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) for its focus on prevention and increased collaboration with law enforcement and public safety organizations. "The protection and safety of our nation's children and youth are high priorities for our organization," said Ann M.

2010-04-28 11:48:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske today unveiled a new anti-methamphetamine (meth) ad campaign tailored for Indian Country, launched in New Mexico and in 14 other states with the largest Native American populations.

2010-01-12 07:10:00

PISGAH FOREST, N.C., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy (http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov), prescription drug abuse is more prevalent than abuse of cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine.

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2009-12-15 06:05:00

Marijuana is becoming increasingly popular with teens in the US.

2009-10-21 15:08:00

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) welcomes Office of National Drug Control Policy drug policy expert Kevin Sebat to speak at its 2009 Symposium.

2009-10-14 13:32:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today launched a Web page for consumers with information on how to dispose of certain drugs, including several high-potency opioids and other selected controlled substances.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.