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News: Is Your City at Risk for a Spice Outbreak?

Jasmine Bittar ❘

Spice. K2. Fake weed. Whatever you call, the drug mimics the chemicals in Marijuana but has different side effects, and it's becoming popular.

Can a Small Louisiana Town End an Opioid Manufacturer’s Sketchy Marketing?

Jasmine Bittar ❘

A small town in Louisiana is attempting to fight the opioid epidemic by suing opioid manufacturers. Maybe this will convince them to change their ways.

News: Politicians Leading the Fight Against Addiction

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

President Trump declared the Opioid Crisis a “Public Health Emergency,” and he's not the only politician who's taking action to fight addiction.

News: Cigarettes and Opioids: A New Solution to the Opioid Epidemic

Jasmine Bittar ❘

Cigarettes and opioids stimulate the brain in similar ways. Recent research suggests that smoking cigarettes may affect opioid addiction.

History Of Prescription Drugs For Children With ADHD

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

Every year, millions of American under 17 are diagnosed with ADHD. The most common form of treatment is prescription drugs for children with ADHD.

President Trump Declares Opioid Crisis “Health Emergency”

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

On October 26, 2017, President Trump directed the Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency.

News: Businesses Struggling to Find Sober Applicants

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

At least one Ohio business can't find enough applicants who can pass a drug test. A shortage of sober employees is a problem for the economy.

Election Recap: Voters Approve Marijuana Access Laws In 9 States

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

Nine states legalized medical or recreational marijuana on Election Night. Learn which states are changing their laws to increase marijauan access.

President Obama Launches Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

Sept. 16 through 24 is officially Prescription Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week. Read how President Obama is addressing heroin and opioid addiction.

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