Monthly Archives: May 2012

Prescription Drug Abuses: I-STOP Can Help – Poughkeepsie Journal Editorial

11:25 PM, May 30, 2012 PoughkeepsieJournal.com When members of massive drug rings are brought to justice, law enforcement officers typically cart out all the heroin, cocaine and marijuana recovered during the bust for all the public to see. But these … Continue reading

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Fake Adderall Being Sold Online, FDA Warns

By Join Together Staff | May 30, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Marketing And Media, Prescription Drugs, Young Adults & Youth A counterfeit form of the drug Adderall is being sold online, the Food and Drug Administration … Continue reading

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Turning a Blind Eye to Underage Drinking: Huff Post Blog

Linda Flanagan, May 23, 2012  Huffington Post Teenage drinking and mild recreational drug use are a part of the social fabric in Summit, New Jersey, where I live. Like many wealthy east coast suburbs populated with competitive and high-achieving families, … Continue reading

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New York Times Op-Ed – Saying No to Costly Drug Laws

By ALEKSANDER KWASNIEWSKI Published: May 10, 2012 WARSAW — In the year 2000, as the president of Poland, I signed one of Europe’s most conservative laws on drug possession. Any amount of illicit substances a person possessed meant they were … Continue reading

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Tweens At Critical Time for Smoking, Drinking

Psych Central – By Janice WoodAssociate News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on March 13, 2012 Children between the ages of 10 and 12 are ambivalent toward cigarettes and alcohol, making this an important time to prevent substance … Continue reading

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Youth Exposure to Alcohol Marketing: Report Shows Most States Don’t Address

By Join Together Staff | May 7, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Alcohol, Marketing And Media, Prevention & Youth Most states do not address youth exposure to alcohol marketing, according to a new report. Researchers at the … Continue reading

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Small Number of NY Health Care Providers Write Most of City’s Opioid Prescriptions

By Join Together Staff | May 3, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Community Related, Prescription Drugs & Prevention About 15 percent of health care providers in New York City wrote more than 80 percent of all opioid … Continue reading

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Baby is Born Every Hour in US with Symptoms of Opioid Withdrawl

By Join Together Staff | May 1, 2012 | 1 Comment | Filed in Addiction, Drugs, Healthcare, Parenting, Research, Treatment & Youth Every hour, a baby is born in the United States with symptoms of opioid withdrawal, according to a … Continue reading

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