Teen Drug Use on Decline

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Teen Drug Use on Decline A recent study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse called the Monitoring the Future study shows that drug use among teens is decreasing. The study, which tracked drug and alcohol use among 45,000 students nation wide in 8th, 10th and 12th grades, indicated that tobacco and alcohol use is definitely on the decrease. Further, the use of opioids like Vicodin and OxyContin has declined as well as synthetic drug use, like Spice, K-2 and Black Mamba. However, although tobacco use has...

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White House Plans to Spend Millions to Fight Heroin

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White House Plans to Spend Millions to Fight Heroin The CNN White House producer reported this week that the White House announced a new initiative of $2.5 million to fund fighting heroin trafficking along the Eastern seaboard. That part of the country has seen a recent spike in the last few years, and the White House is working to combat it. The White House plan will include 15 states from the area and is aiming to focus more on addiction treatment and prevention than consequences. In effect, law enforcement...

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