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3 Big Prevention Ideas to Keep Young People Safe and Healthy

3 Big Prevention Ideas to Keep Young People Safe and Healthy

Navigating teen life while confronted with current issues like vaping, teen suicide, social media bullying, and illicit drugs, including today’s opioid epidemic, mean young people today must make critical choices at an early age. The hopeful news is communities that...
America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead. The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not really bother him, Evan told me, but the billboards did. Advertisements for delivery, advertisements promoting...
Lessons Learned from the Opioid Epidemic: New Challenges and New Opportunities

Lessons Learned from the Opioid Epidemic: New Challenges and New Opportunities

The current storyline describing the national opioid epidemic is wrought with sensationalized, media-driven hyperbole and a scarcity of facts. We have described in great detail the increasing number of physicians prescribing pain medications, the lack of limitations related to this practice, and the lack of continuing education regarding risk versus benefit of prescribing opioid medications.

Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado – The Impact

Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado – The Impact

The 4th major report on the legalization impact of marijuana on Colorado. “Alcohol has been the number one substance involved in teen suicide, to have marijuana replace alcohol as the leading substance, is very alarming . . .”

The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The Impact

The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The Impact

RMHIDTA will attempt to track the impact of marijuana legalization in the state of Colorado. This report will utilize, whenever possible, a comparison of three different eras in Colorado’s legalization history

DRUG INFORMATION BRIEF: Marijuana Pixy Stix

DRUG INFORMATION BRIEF: Marijuana Pixy Stix

It has come to the attention of RMHIDTA that a number of our officers were unaware of “Pixy Stix” as a marijuana edible. This bulletin will provide officers with some basic information on the topic. For more information see below for sources. DETAILS This powdered,...
D.A.R.E. America Position Paper on Marijuana Legalization

D.A.R.E. America Position Paper on Marijuana Legalization

D.A.R.E. America joins every major public health association, including the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and other groups in opposing the legalization of marijuana.

Copyright © 2019 D.A.R.E. America. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright © 2019 D.A.R.E. America. All Rights Reserved.