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These Are The Signs That Someone Has Been Roofied

Experts discuss the ways to tell if a person has been drugged and what to do if you suspect it's happened.

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CBD Use Linked to Male Reproductive Harm

Did you know that CBD use is linked to liver injury and male reproductive harm?

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2023 Enrique Camarena Award Recipient Announced

Katie Nuñez Vasquez is the 2023 Enrique Camarena Award Recipient. Katie is a student activist and community leader in Santa Barbara, California.

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2022 Red Ribbon Photo Contest Winners Announced

The National Family Partnership and the DEA have announced the winners of the 2022 Red Ribbon Week Photo Contest!

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DEA Issues New Public Safety Alert

The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of a sharp nationwide increase in the lethality of fentanyl-laced fake prescription pills.

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How Much Do Your Friends Know About Fentanyl?

One in five young adults and one in ten teens reported using prescription drugs off-script, according to a study commissioned by nonprofit charity Song for Charlie.

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Biking While High on Meth, Opioids Is Sending Thousands to ER

Biking while stoned leads to thousands of serious crashes each year, a new study suggests.

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DEA Warns of Brightly-Colored Fentanyl Used to Target Young Americans

The Drug Enforcement Administration is advising the public of an alarming emerging trend of colorful fentanyl available across the United States.  In August 2022, DEA and our law enforcement partners seized brightly-colored fentanyl and fentanyl pills in 18 states.  Dubbed “rainbow fentanyl” in the media, this trend appears to be a new method used by drug cartels to sell highly addictive and potentially deadly fentanyl made to look like candy to children and young people.

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Mobile app helps young adults talk with friends about risky drug, alcohol use

(University of Illinois) A new smartphone app aims to teach young people how to talk to their friends if they suspect they have a problem with drug use. 

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More Pot-Linked Poisoning Cases as Edibles' Popularity Booms

(HealthDay News) The number of marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in the U.S. jumped about 35% between 2017 and 2019, according to a new study