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Recent Forging Leadership  for 2006
Past Latin American Forging Leadership Drug Prevention Workshops
International Task Force on Strategic Drug Policy  STATEMENT ON SO-CALLED “HARM REDUCTION” POLICIES
International Drug Prevention Declarations

US Congressional Hearings on Drug Harm Reduction

The Fifth International Drug Prevention Conference, Italy

ONDCP Director Discusses FY 2006 Federal Drug Budget with US Congress

Mina Seinfeld de Carakushansky wins Rio de Janeiro Partners in Action Award
United Nations Awards a Prize to DPNA CEDRO for its Drug Prevention Work  
DECLARCIóN SOBRE LAS POLÍTICAS DE LA LLAMADA “REDUCCIóN DE DAÑOS” Comité Especial Internacional sobre Políticas Estratégicas contra las Drogas
International Task Force on Strategic
Drug Policy Press Release
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DPNA Drug Issue Library
 

Drug Related News from Around the World

A collection of  news summaries addressing issues of drug prevention, drug research, drug drug funding, drug legalization, drug abuse, drug harm reduction, drug trends, drug research, teen and gender issues and a host of other issues related to the proliferation marijuana, , meth, cocaine, steroids, inhalants, and  prescription & club drugsA collection of  news summaries addressing issues of drug prevention, drug research, drug drug funding, drug legalization, drug abuse, drug harm reduction, drug trends, drug research, teen and gender issues and a host of other issues related to the proliferation marijuana, , meth, cocaine, steroids, inhalants, and  prescription & club drugs   

April 2007

Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Adolescent Brains Not Ready to Avoid Risks, Study Says
Canadian lawmakers smoking crack?
Invitation to Attend 22nd IFNGO World Conference, Macau 14-18 May, 2007
New Zeland Study: Cannabis linked to lung cancer risk
Letter to the Editor U.S. News and World Report Regarding Dutch Drug Legalization
Police Chief Calls for "Sea Change" in Attitude Towards Cannabis

March 2007

News Release:  Drug Free America Foundation Applauds New Mexico for Keeping Kids Safe
NIDA Study Seeks Treatment for Prescription Drug Addiction
Study Says Impulsive Rats More Vulnerable to Addiction
Massive Mexican cartel busted up: Sting results in numerous arrests
Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2006
Abuse of prescribed medicines about to eclipse that of illicit drugs
U.S. faults friends, foes in drug war
Percentage of Americans who think marijuana should be made legal by year
The DEA Position On Marijuana (2006)
Stronger form of marijuana can be trigger for mental illness
Cannabis - the gateway to heroin abuse
Marijuana Use Affects Blood Flow In Brain Even After Abstinence
Video Games: Massively Addictive
Methamphetamine Use May Be Related to Heart Disease

February 2007

Vancouver mayor’s drug plan provides the wrong fix
Margaret Trudeau: Quitting pot eased mental illness
Deadly abuse of methadone tops other prescription drugs
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Feds Say San Francisco Marijuana Pain Study Highly Flawed
Teens getting the word out: Defy drugs
Frequent Needle Exchange Use and HIV Incidence in
Vancouver, Canada
Health chiefs accused of blocking new therapy for heroin addicts
Mind-altering drugs: does legal mean safe?
How cannabis use causes schizophrenia
The Impact of Medical Marijuana on California Citizens
In Defense of the Drug War
Police 'confused' about cannabis possession law
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Teens getting the word out: Defy drugs
Frequent Needle Exchange Use and HIV Incidence in
Vancouver, Canada
Health chiefs accused of blocking new therapy for heroin addicts
Mind-altering drugs: does legal mean safe?
How cannabis use causes schizophrenia

January 2007

The Impact of Medical Marijuana on California Citizens
In Defense of the Drug War
Police 'confused' about cannabis possession law
Smoking Marijuana During Pregnancy Alters Newborn Behavior
Mexico cracks down on Tijuana drug crime
Researcher Studies Meth Exposure on Kids
Latin American News Summary
Book: Pot Politics: Marijuana and the Costs of Prohibition
Democratic Congress to Revisit Mandatory Minimums
Bush Signs STOP Act into Law
UK: 1 In 3 Drivers Under 'The Limit' For Alcohol Still Test Positive For Drugs
George Soros Public Enemy Number One?
ONDCP: Teen Drug Use Declines 23% in Five Year
The Kingpins of Drug Legalization:  Investigating their roll in the culture wars

December 2006

Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Holiday greeting messages from DPNA members
Holiday greetings from the DPNA President
More Baby Boomers Seeking Help with Addictions
New Marijuana Plant: Can't Be Killed With Pesticides; Grows Year-Round
Marijuana prescription no defense in DUI case
Drugs factor in car crashes, study finds
ITFSDP Taskforce Policy Paper: A New Approach to Reduce Drug Demand - Rooted in hope growing with success
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Mexico seizes 19.5 tons of Chinese pseudoephedrine on way to becoming US meth
U.N. Panel to Probe Guatemalan Mob Drug Crime
New Jersey lawmakers approve needle exchanges for drug users
Solitary Drug, Alcohol And Cigarette Use Puts Adolescents At Higher Risk
Mexico sends force of 6,700 to battle drug cartels
Internal documents show U.S. involvement in Canada's national drug strategy
DRUGS -- Not cocaine, but made from coca
Cannabis 'affecting young minds'
New Poll Shows Parents Afraid Of Talking To Their Teens; Avoid Tough Topics, Especially Drug Use
Rising Numbers Of Kids Abusing Over-The-Counter Drugs
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Canada: Pot Lobby Takes Another Hit
Ecstasy Can Harm The Brains Of First-Time Users
Injection Site Results are Conjecture and Inferences that Cannot be Supported - Report 
Marijuana not gateway drug after all
Announcement of New DPNA President Alejandro Vassilaqui
AFGHANISTAN: 60% leap in opium production in 2006
These 'tourists' seek pain drugs: Lax Florida oversight makes it easy for users and dealers to obtain prescriptions.
Queen's guards 'fail drugs test'

November 2006

Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Barbaric drug war to test new Mexican president
Calif. Court Gives More Protection to Medical Marijuana Users
Study: Smoking May Boost Alcoholism and Addiction in Teens
Peru to Ask U.S. Congress to Extend Trade Preference
US Treasury Targets Drug Cartel Assets in Colombia and Offshore Havens
November 30 National Methamphetamine Awareness Day
Mexican Meth Production on Rise
Marijuana's High Times Not Memorable with Neurons Out of Sync 
Prescription drugs rather than heroin the drug of choice in Canada
UK: Cannabis is linked to rising child crime and harder drugs
US Drug Legalizers Find Hope in Election Results
National Drug Intelligence Center Releases National Drug Threat Assessment 2007 
Afghan insurgency threatens to derail US anti-drug program
Toll mounts in Mexico's drug war: More than 2,000 have died this year
U.K. Study Finds Alcohol is Real 'Date-Rape' Drug
Drug Exposure Before Birth Could Affect Kids' Decision-making Skills
President Bush Welcomes Colombian President Uribe to White House
EURAD Conference: Civil Society’s Response to the Drugs Epidemic, November 18, 2006
Weekly Drug News Digest from DPNA in Spanish and English: November 13, 2006
U.S. Strongly Opposed to Bolivia's "Commercialization" of Coca Plant
Prescription Drug Misuse More Common in Drinkers
What Makes Us Stick To Our Bad Habits?
Marijuana Smoking Is Associated With a Spectrum Of Respiratory Disorders  Research Findings
Shift in U.S. Congress may affect Latin American trade, immigration
HIGH AT HOME: Mothballs join the list of teen inhalants
Defeat of State Marijuana Legalization Initiatives
Ballot Questions: Marijuana Legalization Fails in Colorado, Nevada; Ohio Passes Comprehensive Smoking Ban
Swedish study links steroid use to crimes, fraud
ELECTION 06: Don’t decriminalize marijuana
Neurophysiological link between cannabis use and schizophrenia found
Weekly Drug News Digest from DPNA in Spanish and English

October 2006

Mexico says lacks tools to fight drug war -paper
Peru's Path to Prosperity:  Congress should ratify the Andean free trade pact
U.S. cuts economic aid for Colombia area
Bush eyes Peru's Garcia as Latin American ally
Methamphetamine use among state and federal prisoners has increased since 1997
As the Sick Seek Pot Alternatives, Questions Swirl: Police, Governments and Courts Struggle to Enforce Clashing Laws
Opinion: Policing, alone, can never win the war on drugs
Colombia sees gains in jobs, drug war from U.S. pact
Nevada Legalization Campaign Gets Religious Backing
National Treatment Admissions for Marijuana, Meth, and Other Opiates Continue to Increase; Heroin Decreases
Life's fast pace could drive teen drug abuse
(UK) Magistrates to debate cannabis reversal call
The International Task Force on Strategic Drug Policy Preamble Concerning Drug Abuse and Human Rights
Schwarzenegger Vetoes Calif. Hemp Bill
The Most Expensive Addictions
Adolescence: When Young People Use, Parents Seldom Know

September, 2006

Steroids: Elevated Testosterone Kills Brain Cells
Marijuana initiative gets Idaho high court's go-ahead
Putting the Fed in Sudafed
Rethinking Plan Colombia: some ways to fix it
Mexico weighs wall's impact
There's 'prevention power' in early education
Huffing: A deadly 'cheap high'

Shame Becomes Potent Weapon in Fighting Drug Crime

Peru coca farmers vow revolt over eradication plan
Qualified Canadians Still Able to Access Medical Marijuana from Health Canada
Substance Abuse Killing 1/3 of AIDS Patients who do NOT Succumb to AIDS
Cross-Border Smuggling Fuelling Colombian Cocaine Production - Weekly
Teenage Alcohol And Drug Use: At Best, Parents Know About It Only Half Of The Time
Two brothers who ran cartel plead guilty
New Jersey Senate Committee Approves Bill That Would Establish Needle-Exchange Program In Six Cities
Mexico drug trade staying at home
UK: Police launch operation to close cannabis 'factories'
Environment is victim of addiction
Comparison of European laws on of possession of cannabis
Great Drug Testing News!
Brazil: New global markets worry drugs fighters
Colombia laments lack of progress in war on drugs
U.S., Europe Working Together To Combat Drug Trafficking
Many Teens Drink, Use Drugs and Drive; Parents Called Effective Deterrent
U.S. raps Canada's pot crop 
Latest buzz is in a can: Cocaine Energy Drink
Mexico's Drug Violence
White House Faults Venezuela's Counternarcotics Efforts
White House Anti-Drug Office Begins Posting Videos on YouTube
Alcohol, Other Drug Use Raise Risk of Suicide
U.S. faults Bolivia anti-drug efforts
Bahamas still on US drug list
Crystal cartels alter face of U.S. meth epidemic
Annual US government report on the global drug trade
How Chemistry Has Enhanced Scientists' Ability To See Inside The Brain And Image Studies In Addiction
US-Canada: Guarding northern border
Foley suspected of steroid use
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
America's Drug Habit Funds Terrorism
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Bolivia 'boosting' anti-drug efforts
UK: Street prices plummet as use reaches epidemic levels
United Nations 2006 World Drug Report
UN drugs chief praises Swedish drug control model
Afghanistan: Containing The Drug Menace
Brain Chemistry Related to Family Addiction Traits
NIDA: Middle-School Methamphetamine Prevention Called Effective
U.S. raps Canada's pot crop 
Latest buzz is in a can: Cocaine Energy Drink
Mexico's Drug Violence
White House Faults Venezuela's Counternarcotics Efforts
White House Anti-Drug Office Begins Posting Videos on YouTube
Alcohol, Other Drug Use Raise Risk of Suicide
U.S. faults Bolivia anti-drug efforts
Bahamas still on US drug list
Crystal cartels alter face of U.S. meth epidemic
Annual US government report on the global drug trade
How Chemistry Has Enhanced Scientists' Ability To See Inside The Brain And Image Studies In Addiction
US-Canada: Guarding northern border
Foley suspected of steroid use
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
America's Drug Habit Funds Terrorism
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Bolivia 'boosting' anti-drug efforts
UK: Street prices plummet as use reaches epidemic levels
United Nations 2006 World Drug Report
UN drugs chief praises Swedish drug control model
Afghanistan: Containing The Drug Menace
Brain Chemistry Related to Family Addiction Traits
NIDA: Middle-School Methamphetamine Prevention Called Effective
UK: Cannabis MS drug seeks approval
Ireland: No easing of drugs policy, says Ahern 

SAMHSA: US Youth Drug Use Continues Downward Slide: Older Adult Rates of Use Increase

September 2006

Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Indonesian death penalties 'brutal reminder' on drugs: Australian PM
Effects of substance use spans generations
83% of Mexicans Against Plans to Legalize Drugs
Father Harold Rahm receives award from the World Federation of Therapeutic Communities
White House Drug Czar Awards $72 Million to Drug-Free Community Coalitions
U.S. official warns drug cultivation could topple Afghanistan
NIDA: Prevention Programs for Young Rural Teens Can Reduce Methamphetamine Abuse Years Later
Drug-linked violence nears record high in Mexico
Fortune-seeking women swell with desire for drug barons
No New Injection Sites For Addicts Until Questions Answered Says Minister Clement, Canada
Drugs, crime and an environmental crisis

August 2006

UK: Cannabis downgrade coincides with drug deaths rise
Bush Administration cracks down on Mexican drug gans polluting US parks
Soldier killed friend's dad while having 'cannabis-induced delusions'
Sugar a 'gateway' substance?
Portugal to set up supervised drug-injection sites
Serious Game To Address Drug Abuse In Children
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Brazil: Drug users won't be sent to jail by the police
San Diego: Two-thirds of county arrestees are drug users, study indicates
Canada: Needle Exchange Clients Lead Risky Sex Lives
After years of neglect, the UN is finally focused on Aids prevention
Brazilians Reject Marijuana Legalization
UK Cannabis Disaster
Marijuana May Sabotage Pregnancy
Ottawa harm reduction program increasing crack smoking;
Up to 80% of drug users engage in "unprotected" sex
Afghan opium cultivation hits a record
National Survey Finds Parents Underestimate Alcohol and Illicit Drug Use by Youth
South Africa: Heroin is flooding our streets and schools
Survey: Parents Clueless On Booze, Drugs at Teen Parties 
Bill Would Allow Hemp Farming in Calif.
Survey: Parents Clueless On Booze, Drugs at Teen Parties 
Few Adolescents Get Treatment; Options Lacking
Sex for Drugs: New Teen Risk Behavior Uncovered
Drug Free America Foundation to Participate in London Conference to Counter Harm Promotion Tactics
Antidepressants Prove Addictive to Some
250,000 SA workers on drugs at work
Drug Addiction Rates Soar in War-Torn Afghanistan
The Morality of Alcohol and Drugs
THC May Prevent Pregnancy
Drug Czar: Tighten Border in Meth Fight
Marijuana use increases miscarriage risk
Letter to the Editor Against Drug Legalization in
Washington Times
UK: Drugs trade continues to flourish
 

July 2006

Illegal Drug Classifications Debated In The UK
National Drug Czar, in S.E. Portland, lauds ‘meth store’ makeover
Hispanic Teens Abusing Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drug Abuse: What is Being Done to Address This New Drug Epidemic?
Massachusetts lawmakers override governor's needle veto
Cannabis therapy 'may be harmful'
Cycling Team says Landis tested positive for high levels of testosterone
SAMHSA Report: Deadly duo of crime and drug abuse can be cut by effective treatments
Drug Free America Foundation Awarded Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the UN
U.S. 'Winning' Methamphetamine Battle, Czar Says
UK: Record rise in 'baby boomer' heroin addicts will test NHS
Massive explosion in cannabis possession
Early Childhood Behavior Could Predict Adolescent Substance Use, Study Says
Abuse of prescription drugs fuelled by online recipes
Methamphetamine remains number one drug problem
according to new survey of the nation’s counties
ONDCP: Teens, Technology, and Drugs: An Inside Look
Don't blame me, I'm just the junkie
This Is Your Brain on Meth: A 'Forest Fire' of Damage
Heroin would be imported into Australia and prescribed to long-time addicts
Unsafe sex common among female drug users with HIV
Principal: Drug-testing students works
Medical marijuana research takes a few surprising turns
UK: Call to offer heroin through NHS
Response to "School district leaders put focus on drug use"
More Websites Offer Unfettered Prescription Drug Sales, CASA Says
ONDCP: New Agreement to Double Number of American Workers in Drug-Free Workplace
More schools test for drugs: Programs expanding with federal money
Marijuana tied to precancerous lung changes
The Grim Neurology of Teenage Drinking
New Radio Ad Calls Out Politicians Who Have Used Marijuana
MEDICATED!  Society’s Dependence on Prescription Drugs
Study: One out of five teens admits to prescription drug abuse
Russia Will Not Legalize Marijuana — Putin
Re: UN drug report unintentionally argues against prohibition
Early cannabis abuse 'leads to heroin addiction'
Drug babies on rise
Cocaine may be new status symbol in India
Italy relaxes cannabis laws

June 2006

United Nations Secretary-General: Message on the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Cannabis pandemic blamed on soft UK drug policy
World drug prevention effort working: UN report
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
Mexico’s past stirs fears in meth effort
Narcotic Pain Meds Become Drug of Choice
Mexican Candidates Tough on Drug Issue
ONDCP: Employer Drug Tests Detect Two-Year-Low in Meth Use
Canada: The federal government's medical marijuana program doesn't work
New Report Shows Alarming Rates of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Among Adolescents in California
Ethics Group Reacts to Upholding of Soros Insider Trading Conviction; Soros Misled Public During 2004 Campaign
Scotland needs a fix - Interview with Professor Neil McKeganey
Brazil's New Closing Time
Prescription drugs find place in teen culture
No positives so far in World Cup testing
Candlelight Vigil: Promise Thrown Away
Three  major reasons to oppose legalizing the growing of Cannabis sativa hemp
Aggressive teens more likely to try tobacco, pot
Latest National Survey Finds Significant Reductions in Youth Drug Use
Meth takes a toll on Indian reservations
DEA Vigil Memorializes Youths Lost to Drugs
APA: Cannabis Withdrawal Syndrome No Pot Dream
Brain's Receptors Sensitive To Pot May 'Open Door' In Treating Drug Dependence, Brain Disorders
Focus on DUIs shifts to drugs
New Hampshire addopts law setting new methamphetamine penalties
Mexico possible fentanyl source
Brain Activity Patterns Signal Risk of Relapse to Methamphetamine
The Impact of Substance Dependence on the Course of Depression
U.S. Releases First-Ever Synthetic Drug Control Strategy
Kids Are the Collateral Damage in Meth Epidemic
Less ads, more data urged for drug safety
Armstrong cleared in drug inquiry

May 2006

United States Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky Re-elected as Expert to UN Drug Policy Body
Drugs rival booze as road peril
Colombian president wins 2nd term
More schools to have drugs tests
Drug found in pure form of cough remedy banned
School drug testing issue hearings upcoming
Buying drugs online is child's play
APA: Pure 'Ice' Fueling Methamphetamine Epidemic
Drug Czar:' Trafficking, terrorism tied together
Study finds no marijuana-lung cancer link
Drugs 'blight most parts of UK'
Feds Probe Deadly Laced Heroin Overdoses
Growers converting suburban houses to marijuana farms
Adolescents Behaving Badly, But Better Than Their Parents Did, UK
Mexican Meth Floods U.S.Shutdown Of U.S.: Labs Fails To Stop Spread Of Deadly Drug
'We need drug-drive testing'
Meth labs on decline, but not drug problem
Heroin Highway Leads Teenage Lives To Ruin
Scottish youth drug problems increase four-fold since 1997
2C-I: A new, illegal drug available online
Sex, drugs part of these students' education
DOJ, DEA Outline New Efforts to Combat Methamphetamine Partnership with Mexico Highlights New Anti-Meth Initiatives
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
America's elderly face growing drug addiction problem
Drug Screening May Curb Risky Teenage Behavior
Synthetic marijuana drug to return to market
Generation Rx: National Study Confirms Abuse of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs 'Normalized' Among Teens
What do we know about the links between recreational drug use, sexual risk behaviour and HIV?
Drug Headlines in the News from Momstell
Drinking, drug abuse and dinner
Students abusing ADHD drugs: Prescription pills easy to get, youths, health workers say
Study: Most sexual assaults involve drugs
Ice’ (meth) epidemic addressed in Congress
DEA Speech at the International Drug Enforcement Conference in Montreal
Study: OTC drugs, prescriptions send more to ER than cocaine
US warns of 'global meth threat'
Steroid testing clears next hurdle
N.J. May Legalize Medical Marijuana
Canada: Needle exchanges jump among local drug users
Alaska: House passes marijuana bill
Heroin mix tied to dozens of deaths
The Soros Factor
Pill may help break cocaine addiction
Exposure to cocaine before birth not linked to bad behavior in kids
Ecstasy side-effects take six years to show through
Mexico’s President Seeks Changes In Drug-Possession Bill
Spokesman: Mexico's president intends to sign drug decriminalization bill
Health Journal: More people seek help for marijuana addiction
Australia tops ecstasy abuse
Meth's impact on children probed: Former users testify before Senate panel
Mexico Passes Law Making Possession of Some Drugs Legal
Texas schools battle 'starter heroin' (Cheese)
New York Times OpEd "Reefer Medicine"
Marijuana-like Compounds Suppress The Immune Response
Family Study Reveals The Devastating Impact of Problem Drug Users on Brothers, Sisters and Parents
Meth's impact on children probed
Addicts seek out drugs blamed for deaths
Manitoba, Canada: Pre-teens Light Up At Pro-pot Rally
Many more treated for meth, pot

April 2006

Feds, States Diverge on Medical Marijuana
Statement by the White House Drug Czar Regarding Food and Drug Admin. Dismissal of Smoked Marijuana as Medicine
New Generation of Teens Abusing Inhalants
Ecstacy Market Collapsing Use of the Drug Dramatically Down in the United States; Intl. Seizures Drop Dramatically
F.D.A. Dismisses Medical Benefit From Marijuana
More Middle-Age Americans Dying from Drug Overdose
One in 400 Students Lose Aid Because of Drugs
Harper and Canadian Cops Promise Mandatory Minimums for Cannabis
News from the war on drugs: Kingpins, open borders, and shadow wolves
First-Ever Candlelight Vigil to Be Held for Those Lost to Drugs
Britain tops European league for cocaine use - and rivals US
Surprising Kids Killer: Methadone
Painkiller abuse called the 'new heroin'
Violent Games Lead to Drug Addiction?
Ecstasy and loud music are a bad mix
Fight against drugs gets high-tech aid
Low Self-Esteem May Predict Future Drug Use
Powerful but legal, hallucinogenic under scrutiny
Inhalants everywhere but often unnoticed
Fewer teens using drugs
Malaysia plans scanners with eye test tech to net drug users
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
U.S. says the world is getting the message on meth
Canadian police crack down on marijuana users
Marijuana use affects fertility treatment outcomes
Cannabis more toxic than cigarettes: study

March 2006

Medical Marijuana Issue Returns to US Supreme Court
Sniffing out meth makers
High-Risk Sex Associated with Meth Use
New Study: Bladder Cancer Tied to Marijuana Use
Teens' Herbal Product Use Associated With Illicit Substance Use
Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
United Nations Body Agrees to Strengthen Systems for International Control of Precursor Chemicals
Latest Update on 2006 DFAF/DPNA Forging Leadership Seminars in South America
Legal, Herbal Hallucinogenic Draws Teens, Critics - Salva
 19.2 Million American Workers Have Been Drunk, Drinking, or Hung Over at Work in the Last Year
Cannabis damaging, says study
More boomers face meth addiction
Memory, Speed Of Thinking Get Worse Over Time With Marijuana Use
Strength Of Cocaine Cravings Linked To Brain Response
1.8 Million Youth Initiate Inhalant Abuse in Three Years
ONDCP: More High School Kids Than Ever Before at Risk During Spring Break
President Bush Signs USA Patriot Act Containing  Anti-Meth  Legislation
New Research: Illicit Drug Uses Starts with Cannabis
Memory up in smoke with long marijuana use
Smoking In U.S. Declines Sharply - Cigarette Sales At a 54-Year Low
LTE: Drug testing succeeds in O'side
New Anti-Drug Program Show Phenomenal Success by Focussing on the Positive
UN warns of crystal meth pandemic
U.S. Lists Its Pluses and Minuses in Fighting Narcotics Worldwide

February 2006

New Book Examines Why Women Abuse Drugs
Vancouver: Federal prosecutors to process charges in new crackdown on public substance abuse
San Marcos district pleased with random drug testing
A UK charity is to sue the Albanian government after being accused of cultivating the drug cannabis for the black market.
Older Adults More Likely to Abuse Alcohol, Not Drugs
Drug prevention group lauds lawmakers for support Two Connecticut legislators named winners of Moxie Award
DFAF Moxie Award goes to RI Governor Donald R. Caraceli
New Website: Students Taking Action Not Drugs (Stand)
Soros Infiltrates Conservative Movement
Warning Urged on Stimulants Like Ritalin
Teen Girls Using Pills, Smoking More Than Boys
Researcher says drug use among teens more dangerous today
Heroin used by 35,000 British children
White House czar says marijuana threatens kids
Most Doctors Mishandling Teen Drug Tests
Clinics Pay Addicts to Stay Off Drugs
Record Sales of Sleeping Pills Are Causing Worries
Drug Headlines from Across the US February 6, 2006 Edition
Study Finds Drug Treatment is Cost-Effective Alternative to PrisonSix Million Americans in Denial About Drug Addiction
Group (AAP) encourages pediatricians to back needle exchange programs that reduce the spread of HIV
Cocaine can cause major stomach problems: surgeon
Free Drug Testing Kits for UK Schools
International Drug Related News Summary
All mentions of illegal drugs in the US Presidential State of the Union Address
Opioid Painkillers: Survey Finds Nearly Half of Public Unaware Prescription Painkiller Abuse is as Harmful as Using Heroin
Child drug use 'aggression link'
Report Shows More People in Treatment Started Using Drugs at an Earlier Age

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