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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.
Xylazine: A Drug That Naloxone Can’t Combat
Xylazine – often called “tranq” – is a drug adulterant that DEA has detected in a growing number of overdose deaths, despite the FDA authorizing it only for veterinary use.
Impaired Driving Prevention Month Is Here
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Check out these resources from DEA and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to learn how best to protect your kids.
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Report: Drug Overdose Deaths Surpass 100,000
(Associated Press, November 18) For the first time ever, drug overdose deaths in the U.S. surpassed 100,000 during a 12-month period.
Teens and vaping marijuana: Understanding the dangers of ‘dabbing’
(Chicago Sun-Times, March 5) Among U.S. teens, vaping (the use of e-cigarettes) continues to be very popular. Dabbing – using an e-cigarette to ingest marijuana concentrates – is also gaining in popularity.
Kratom-Related Poisonings Are Soaring, Study Finds
(Health Day News, February 21) U.S. poison control centers are seeing an increase in calls related to the herbal substance kratom.