Monthly Archives: March 2012

New York Bans Synthetic Marijuana

By Joition Together Staff | March 30, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Community Related, Drugs, Legislation & Prevention New York state has banned the sale of synthetic marijuana, which is sold under brand names such as “Spice,” … Continue reading

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Middle Schoool Teachers Key to Reducing Early Alcohol Use, Study Suggests

By Join Together Staff | March 26, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Alcohol, Drugs, Prevention & Youth Emotional support from middle school teachers may reduce the risk their students will engage in early use of alcohol and … Continue reading

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Adolescent Brain Prone to Addiction

By Traci PedersenAssociate News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on March 19, 2012 From a study of rats, University of Pittsburgh researchers conclude that teens face a greater risk of suffering from depression and addiction than adults. The … Continue reading

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Race to Nowhere – Repeat Performance Sunday, 3/18/12

Did you miss the screening of Race to Nowhere and want to know what all the fuss was about?  You can see the film this Sunday, March 18th, 3:00 at the Church of the Messiah in Rhinebeck.  The movie will … Continue reading

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Tween Years – Time for Preventing Substance Abuse

By Join Together Staff | March 15, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Alcohol, Prevention, Research, Tobacco & Youth Children ages 10 to 12 feel ambivalent about smoking and drinking, suggests a new study. They have both positive … Continue reading

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Substance Abuse

From:  She Know’s Parenting; March 5, 2012, Ami Burns Talk to your kids Your kids may not have grown up with Whitney Houston’s music, but they know who she is following news of her tragic death. Here’s how to answer … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Safety Legislation Offers Protection Against Illegitimate Online Drug Sales

Cassie Goldberg, March 2, 2010 This week, the Online Pharmacy Safety Act – designed to update and enhance U.S. law to protect patients from the growing number of illegitimate and unsafe online drug sellers – was introduced in the U.S. … Continue reading

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DEA Extends Emergency Ban on Synthetic Drugs

By Join Together Staff | March 2, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Drugs, Government & Prevention The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced this week it is extending its ban on synthetic drugs such as “Spice” and “K2,” … Continue reading

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