Friday, December 14, 2012

Treatment Rate Jumps for Addiction to Benzodiazepines and Narcotic Pain Relievers | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Treatment Rate Jumps for Addiction to Benzodiazepines and Narcotic Pain Relievers | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Obama: Marijuana Users in Colorado, Washington Not a Top Federal Priority | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Obama: Marijuana Users in Colorado, Washington Not a Top Federal Priority | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

U.S. Military Imposes New Regulations Aimed at Reducing Binge Drinking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

U.S. Military Imposes New Regulations Aimed at Reducing Binge Drinking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

FDA Panel Votes Against Recommending Zohydro for Approval | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

FDA Panel Votes Against Recommending Zohydro for Approval | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse, Focus Less on Patient Satisfaction | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse, Focus Less on Patient Satisfaction | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse, Focus Less on Patient Satisfaction | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse, Focus Less on Patient Satisfaction | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Navigating Holiday Stress | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Navigating Holiday Stress | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Substance Abuse Much More Likely in Adults with Mental Illness: Report | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Substance Abuse Much More Likely in Adults with Mental Illness: Report | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Synthetic Marijuana Sent 11,000 People to Emergency Rooms in 2010 | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Synthetic Marijuana Sent 11,000 People to Emergency Rooms in 2010 | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Roll over Freud: Rise of animal therapy

Accused pill mill doctor probed in separate Pompano Beach case - Broward - MiamiHerald.com

Accused pill mill doctor probed in separate Pompano Beach case - Broward - MiamiHerald.com

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Is this the 'tobacco moment' for cannabis?


Henry Cockburn was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2002 at the age of 20. Before that he was a heavy cannabis user.



FDA Says It Is Likely to Seek Advice About Energy Drink Risks

Botticelli Named Deputy Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy

Canada Allows Six Generic Drug Makers to Produce Oxycodone | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Canada Allows Six Generic Drug Makers to Produce Oxycodone | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Judge Orders Tobacco Companies to Pay for Corrective Statements About Smoking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Judge Orders Tobacco Companies to Pay for Corrective Statements About Smoking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Medical marijuana for a 7-year-old?

Tobacco companies ordered to publicly admit deception on smoking dangers

Mexican president-elect: Economic growth is key weapon in drug war

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Commentary: Research on Recovery Residences is Critical | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Research on Recovery Residences is Critical | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Study Finds High Rate of Underage Drinking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Study Finds High Rate of Underage Drinking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

New Jersey Makes Synthetic Marijuana Ban Permanent | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

New Jersey Makes Synthetic Marijuana Ban Permanent | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

NJ Bans Health Care Facilities From Flushing Unused Prescription Drugs | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

NJ Bans Health Care Facilities From Flushing Unused Prescription Drugs | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Heroin Use Increases in Vermont as OxyContin Abuse Declines | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Heroin Use Increases in Vermont as OxyContin Abuse Declines | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Detox Center Can Be As Good As Emergency Room for Some Drunk Patients | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Detox Center Can Be As Good As Emergency Room for Some Drunk Patients | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Theft of Oxycodone from courthouse vault prompts new safeguards

Theft of Oxycodone from courthouse vault prompts new safeguards

FDA Releases Reports on Injuries Possibly Involving Red Bull Energy Drink | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

FDA Releases Reports on Injuries Possibly Involving Red Bull Energy Drink | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

DUI More Likely to Involve Drugs Than Alcohol in California | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

DUI More Likely to Involve Drugs Than Alcohol in California | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Five Percent of Teens Use Steroids to Increase Muscle | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Five Percent of Teens Use Steroids to Increase Muscle | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Ecstasy May Help Treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Ecstasy May Help Treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Facebook: “Liking” the Benefits of Health Behavior Interventions | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Facebook: “Liking” the Benefits of Health Behavior Interventions | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

CNN - Highs and lows of using marijuana

Hazelden Introduces Antiaddiction Medications


2 states legalize pot, but don't 'break out the Cheetos' yet

Friday, October 26, 2012

A Few Drinks a Day Can Affect Brain: Rat Study | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

A Few Drinks a Day Can Affect Brain: Rat Study | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Florida Sees Drop in Deaths Caused by Prescription Drugs | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Florida Sees Drop in Deaths Caused by Prescription Drugs | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Study Finds Some Energy Drink Labels List Incorrect Caffeine Amount | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Study Finds Some Energy Drink Labels List Incorrect Caffeine Amount | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Physician Addiction Treatment Programs Have Too Little Oversight, Experts Say | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Physician Addiction Treatment Programs Have Too Little Oversight, Experts Say | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Charging into Recovery – Is Cash Really a Gateway Drug? | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Charging into Recovery – Is Cash Really a Gateway Drug? | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Monday, October 22, 2012

Role of Police and Prosecutors Questioned in Massachusetts Crime Lab Case | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Role of Police and Prosecutors Questioned in Massachusetts Crime Lab Case | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Few Doctors and Pharmacies Checking Colorado Prescription Monitoring System | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Few Doctors and Pharmacies Checking Colorado Prescription Monitoring System | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Not Enough Smokers Using Combination of Treatments to Quit, Report Suggests | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Not Enough Smokers Using Combination of Treatments to Quit, Report Suggests | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Justice Official: Federal Government Won’t Legalize Marijuana Even if States Do | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Justice Official: Federal Government Won’t Legalize Marijuana Even if States Do | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Friday, October 19, 2012

Chicago Airport Reports Increase in Synthetic Drugs Shipped From China and Europe | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Chicago Airport Reports Increase in Synthetic Drugs Shipped From China and Europe | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Alcohol’s Effects on Brain Can Begin to Subside Soon After Person Stops Drinking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Alcohol’s Effects on Brain Can Begin to Subside Soon After Person Stops Drinking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Colorado Could See “Marijuana Tourists” if Measure Passes | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Colorado Could See “Marijuana Tourists” if Measure Passes | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Becoming a Mother May Alter Females’ Response to Cocaine, Rat Study Suggests | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Becoming a Mother May Alter Females’ Response to Cocaine, Rat Study Suggests | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

“Love Hormone” Oxytocin May Block Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

“Love Hormone” Oxytocin May Block Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Affordable Care Act Could Benefit Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Affordable Care Act Could Benefit Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Chicago Airport Reports Increase in Synthetic Drugs Shipped From China and Europe | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Chicago Airport Reports Increase in Synthetic Drugs Shipped From China and Europe | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Teens, Young Adults Driving Prescription Drug Abuse Increase, Study Finds | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Teens, Young Adults Driving Prescription Drug Abuse Increase, Study Finds | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

ADHD may have lingering effects

Study Links Weight Loss Surgery With Increased Risk of Substance Abuse | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Marijuana Advocates Call on Government to Reclassify Drug | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Alcohol Dependence Has Deadlier Consequences Than Smoking Among Women: Study | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Alcohol Dependence Has Deadlier Consequences Than Smoking Among Women: Study | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Alcohol dependence is more likely than smoking to increase death rates among women, a new study finds. German researchers found deaths rates were 4.6 times higher among women who were alcohol dependent, and 1.9 times higher among alcohol-dependent men, compared with the general population.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Cruise ship crew members accused of cocaine smuggling

Recognizing the alcoholic patient

Tobacco Companies Object to Corrective Statements on Cigarette Packaging | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Tobacco Companies Object to Corrective Statements on Cigarette Packaging | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Marijuana Activists Attract Some Conservatives with Arguments About States’ Rights | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Marijuana Activists Attract Some Conservatives with Arguments About States’ Rights | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

While Illicit Drug Use Decreases in Cities, Prescription Drug Abuse Climbs | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

While Illicit Drug Use Decreases in Cities, Prescription Drug Abuse Climbs | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Internet Changing Addiction Treatment, Expert Says | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Internet Changing Addiction Treatment, Expert Says | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Monday, October 15, 2012

Florida Needs More Resources to Help Babies Exposed to Opioids, Experts Say | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Florida Needs More Resources to Help Babies Exposed to Opioids, Experts Say | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Internal Debates Arise on Both Sides of Marijuana Measure in Washington State | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Internal Debates Arise on Both Sides of Marijuana Measure in Washington State | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Smoking Interferes with Veterans’ Sobriety Attempts, Study Finds | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Smoking Interferes with Veterans’ Sobriety Attempts, Study Finds | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

“American Medicine Chest Challenge” Raises Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

“American Medicine Chest Challenge” Raises Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Officials optimistic new overdose reporting law could save lives

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Prescription for Addiction

Florida drug database intended to save lives is barely used by doctors

Heroin use among young in N.J. is up, and in more suburban areas

Friday, October 12, 2012

'Mom, if you won't give me money to buy my pills, I'll have to become a prostitute or a dealer myself!'‏

OxyContin Maker Works to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse and Diversion | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

OxyContin Maker Works to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse and Diversion | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Study: 240,000 in Washington State Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Past 25 Years | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Study: 240,000 in Washington State Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Past 25 Years | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

As U.S. Cracks Down on Meth Makers, Mexican Drug Cartels Fill Void | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

As U.S. Cracks Down on Meth Makers, Mexican Drug Cartels Fill Void | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Injecting Painkiller Opana Can Lead to Serious Blood Disorder, FDA Warns | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Injecting Painkiller Opana Can Lead to Serious Blood Disorder, FDA Warns | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Better Integration Needed for Treatment of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Better Integration Needed for Treatment of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Lindsay Lohan, Mother Argument Stemmed From Home Foreclosure

Broward doctor was paid $477,000 for 140 days work at pill mill

Broward doctor was paid $477,000 for 140 days work at pill mill

Bath Salts - The Drug That Never Lets Go

Teens in Northwest Develop Kidney Failure From Synthetic Marijuana | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Teens in Northwest Develop Kidney Failure From Synthetic Marijuana | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Medical Marijuana Easy to Get for Recreational Use in Los Angeles, Critics Contend | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Medical Marijuana Easy to Get for Recreational Use in Los Angeles, Critics Contend | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Some Groups in Low-Income Neighborhoods at Increased Risk for Problem Drinking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Some Groups in Low-Income Neighborhoods at Increased Risk for Problem Drinking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Paying for Smoking Cessation Programs Boosts Enrollment | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Paying for Smoking Cessation Programs Boosts Enrollment | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Authoritative Mothers Influence Behavior of Teenagers’ Friends | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Authoritative Mothers Influence Behavior of Teenagers’ Friends | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

More Doctors Prescribing Stimulants to Struggling Students in Low-Income Schools | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

More Doctors Prescribing Stimulants to Struggling Students in Low-Income Schools | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Federal Law Doubles Sentences for Pharmacy Robberies | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Federal Law Doubles Sentences for Pharmacy Robberies | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Get Ready Now for Influx of Patients Under Affordable Care Act, Expert Urges | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Get Ready Now for Influx of Patients Under Affordable Care Act, Expert Urges | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Newest Synthetic Drug to Cause Concern is Called “Smiles” | The Partnership

Newest Synthetic Drug to Cause Concern is Called “Smiles” | The Partnership

Fewer young adults abusing prescription drugs

Generic Drug Company Recalls Pain Medicine With Hydrocodone | The Partnership

Generic Drug Company Recalls Pain Medicine With Hydrocodone | The Partnership

Task Force Recommends Routine Adult Screening for Misuse of Alcohol | The Partnership

Task Force Recommends Routine Adult Screening for Misuse of Alcohol | The Partnership

Commentary: A Simple Checklist May Reduce Prescription Opiate Overdose | The Partnership

Commentary: A Simple Checklist May Reduce Prescription Opiate Overdose | The Partnership

Friday, September 21, 2012

Secondhand Smoke Has Major Impact on Health of Black Americans, Study Finds | The Partnership

Secondhand Smoke Has Major Impact on Health of Black Americans, Study Finds | The Partnership

Teens Can Buy Alcohol on eBay, Expose Reveals | The Partnership

Teens Can Buy Alcohol on eBay, Expose Reveals | The Partnership

Prescription Drug Overdoses May Contribute to Drop in Life Expectancy in Some Whites | The Partnership

Prescription Drug Overdoses May Contribute to Drop in Life Expectancy in Some Whites | The Partnership

Report: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Need to be More Proactive | The Partnership

Report: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Need to be More Proactive | The Partnership

Commentary: Prescription Drug Abuse and the Future of America | The Partnership

Commentary: Prescription Drug Abuse and the Future of America | The Partnership

Wednesday, September 19, 2012