Facts and Stats

  • WATCH THE DEA NATIONAL RED RIBBON RALLY

    Watch the DEA National Red Ribbon Rally Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:00 a.m. ET
  • Prevalence of Past-Year Drug Use about 12th Graders

    Monitoring the Future Study Results: Marijuana Use Exceeds Cigarette Use Among US Teens in 2015

    Past-month marijuana use continues to exceed cigarette use among high school seniors. 
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    Fact or Fiction? Take the drug quiz!

    Do you know the facts about drugs? Take this fact or fiction quiz and see how knowledgeable you are.
  • Drug poisoning deaths involving opioids, 1999-2014

    Facts about Opioids and Heroin

    Since 2010, heroin deaths have significantly increased by 248 percent. Why is this happening?
  • DUI stop sign in fuzzy motion background

    National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

    President Barack Obama proclaimed December 2015 to be National Impaired Driving Prevention Month and urges people to make responsible decisions and take appropriate measure to prevent impaired driving.   Drive Safely and Responsibly! FACTS:
  • Past month Use of Selected Illicit Drugs among Youths Aged 12 to 17

    National Survey on Drug Use and Health

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report shows progress in reducing some forms of substance use – especially among adolescents. Substance use levels in many areas, however have remained relatively constant. Mental illness levels have also remained constant over time, but adolescents are experiencing higher levels of depression than in past years.
  • bag of white crystalline Flakka drug

    Drug Alert: Flakka (alpha-PVP)

    Flakka (alpha-PVP), also called “Gravel,” is a dangerous drug that is similar to the street drug commonly known as bath salts.
  • Cookies shaped like marijuana leaves

    Drug Alert: Marijuana Edibles

    Though smoking marijuana is the most prevalent method of consumption, eating marijuana is quickly becoming a popular way to consume the drug.
  • Packets of Spice and K2

    Facts about Synthetic Drugs

    Synthetic drugs, also referred to as designer or club drugs, are chemically-created in a lab to mimic another drug such as marijuana, cocaine or morphine. The resulting designer drugs typically have a new different effect on the brain or behavior. Because these drugs are created in illegal labs, their ingredients and strength are almost impossible to know.  There are more than 200 identified synthetic drug compounds and more than 90 different synthetic drug marijuana compounds.
  • samples of marijuana concentrates

    The Facts About Marijuana Concentrates

    What are marijuana concentrates?   Also known as: 710 (the word “OIL” flipped and spelled backwards), wax, ear wax, honey oil, budder, butane is hash oil, butane honey oil (BHO), shatter, dabs (dabbing), black glass, and errl.       What is it? A marijuana concentrate is a highly potent THC- (Tetrahydrocannabinol) concentrated mass that looks like honey or butter. For that reason, it's often called “honey oil” or “budder” on the street.

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