Illicit drugs

Popular ways adults use marijuana

December 9, 2015

Researchers analyzed data about how current adult users consume marijuana and whether the reason for use is medicinal or recreational.


Treatment for heroin addiction is at an all-time high

July 27, 2015

With heroin use on the rise, it’s little wonder that more people are seeking treatment for heroin addiction than ever before.

Synthetic drugs

Synthetic marijuana: Catch me if you can

June 9, 2015

Difficult to detect and harmful if consumed, designer drugs are infiltrating society, leaving unequivocal damage in their wake.

Illicit drugs

Drug positivity rates in D.C. arrestees decline

June 8, 2015

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.


New drug detection system finds synthetic marijuana in all populations

October 9, 2013

The CDEWS is designed to detect emerging drugs by re-testing urine specimens collected by criminal justice system drug testing programs.


More than 30% of designated drivers consume alcohol

September 4, 2013

According to a recent study of bar patrons, more than 30% of designated drivers who left bars in a southeastern college town had been drinking.


Marijuana – The most detected drug among arrestees

August 15, 2013

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