Category: Drugs & Alcohol

Marijuana

Is medical marijuana safe?

March 7, 2019 By

While medical marijuana is gaining acceptance, there are questions about the impact of long-term use. How safe is marijuana, really?

Illicit drugs

Should I be worried about fentanyl?

February 21, 2019 By

Fentanyl frequented the news in 2018 and years prior. We help to answer the question if it is still at the forefront of drug use topics today.

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Cannabidiol and drug tests

February 8, 2019 By

Maybe. CBD itself would not report positive on a drug test for marijuana or marijuana metabolite. In some states, CBD may contain up to 5% THC. If the CBD product contains THC at a sufficiently high concentration, it is possible that the use of these products could cause a positive urine drug test result.

Drugs & Alcohol

National drug and alcohol facts week: Alcohol

January 24, 2019 By

National Alcohol and Drug Abuse Facts Week is a program to help educate our population most susceptible to developing drug and alcohol abuse disorders.

Drugs & Alcohol

Marijuana facts

January 23, 2019 By

National Alcohol and Drug Abuse Facts Week is a program to help educate our population most susceptible to developing drug and alcohol abuse disorders

Illicit drugs

Drug overdose deaths hit record high

January 18, 2019 By

The CDC reported that more than 70,000 people in the US died of drug overdoses in 2017, the highest number for any single year in our country’s history.

Illicit drugs

How does the opioid crisis affect the workplace?

January 10, 2019 By

The opioid crisis can harm our workplaces as well as our families and communities. More than 2.1 million Americans struggle with an opioid use disorder.

Drugs & Alcohol

Top 10 U.S. metropolitan areas with the highest marijuana positivity

December 21, 2018 By

Quest data shows that the states with the highest marijuana positivity do not necessarily contain cities with the highest positivity. See the top 10 list.

Illicit drugs

Colorado high: six years of recreational marijuana

December 7, 2018 By

After five years, researchers have compiled a substantial amount of data about the effects of recreational marijuana throughout Colorado.

Illicit drugs

Why be weed-free?

November 29, 2018 By

Marijuana legislation is changing and more than ever before, people throughout the U.S. have more access. We explore why peple may consider being weed-free.