Monthly Archives: July 2012

Nationwide Synthetic Drug Takedown – Businesses in Nearly 100 Cities Raided

By Join Together Staff | July 26, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Community Related, Drugs, Government & Legal Local and federal law enforcement officials raided businesses in almost 100 cities on Wednesday, in the first nationwide crackdown on synthetic drugs, USA Today reports. Operation Log Jam targeted … Continue reading

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Coalition Steering Committee Member Dr. David Fenner Featured in Journal: Doctor Puts Kids First

Below is an article from the Poughkeepsie Journal.  Dr. Fenner has been a long time supporter of the work of the Community Coalition for Rhinebeck Youth and we are very fortunate to count him among our steering committee members.  He … Continue reading

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As Prescription Drug Abuse Rises, U.S. Re-Examines Drug Policy

By Join Together Staff | July 17, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Drugs,Government & Prescription Drugs The increase in prescription drug abuse in the United States is forcing the government to re-examine its emphasis on trying to stop shipments of illegal drugs into … Continue reading

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As Oxy Abuse Drops, Heroin Use Increases

By Join Together Staff | July 12, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Addiction,Drugs, Prescription Drugs & Research A new study finds that OxyContin abuse has decreased now that the painkiller has been reformulated to make it more difficult to misuse. Many people who abused … Continue reading

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