Category: Illicit drugs

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Drug positivity rates in D.C. arrestees decline

June 8, 2015 By

Data from the Pretrial Services Agency report reveals that the drug positivity rate in D.C. arrestees declined from 49 percent to 27 percent since 2006.

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Marijuana positivity increases

October 1, 2014 By

Marijuana positivity increases 6.2% nationally in urine drug tests, but by double digits in Colorado and Washington reports Drug Testing Index.

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10 facts you should know about marijuana

February 24, 2014 By

Ten facts on why marijuana, and its impact on workplaces and individuals is worthy of concern.

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Marijuana use continues to increase

September 12, 2013 By

According to the NSDUH survey, there has been a steady increase in marijuana users over the last four years.

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Marijuana – The most detected drug among arrestees

August 15, 2013 By

According to the data found from ADAM II, Marijuana continues to be the most commonly detected drug among U.S. male arrestees.

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Marijuana and prescription drug misuse in America

April 9, 2013 By

This new report details that individuals who use marijuana recreationally are more likely to misuse other drugs.

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Marijuana use increases among high school seniors

January 17, 2013 By

High school seniors admitting to marijuana use in the past month continues to gradually increase, according to a recent Monitoring the Future study.

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Drop in Colombian cocaine production

August 10, 2012 By

The Office of National Drug Control Policy released the results of the annual U.S. Government estimate measuring cocaine production in Colombia.

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Marijuana users may be more likely to use other drugs

May 31, 2012 By

One in ten high school students reported using marijuana 20 times or more in the past month, according to the 2011 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study.

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National survey shows a rise in illicit drug use

September 26, 2011 By

The use of illicit drugs among Americans increased between 2008 and 2010 according to a national survey conducted by SAMHSA.