Category: Drugs & Alcohol

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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.

Synthetic drugs

Synthetic cannabinoid user profile

May 21, 2013 By

The first study to obtain a detailed profile of users of synthetic cannabinoid was published in the May 20 issue of the CESAR report.

Illicit drugs

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.

Synthetic drugs

Synthetic cannabinoids linked to acute kidney injury

February 19, 2013 By

Acute kidney injury following exposure to synthetic cannabinoids, in sixteen cases, has been identified in six states.

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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.

Synthetic drugs

DEA operation log jam

July 31, 2012 By

The DEA's Operation Log Jam was the first-ever nationwide law enforcement action against synthetic drugs.

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Law battles synthetic drugs

July 11, 2012 By

President Obama signed the Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2012 into law, banning synthetic marijuana, synthetic stimulants and hallucinogens.

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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.