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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Count it, Lock it, Drop it combats painkiller addiction in Tennesseeaffect the brain's reward centers, and some people "experience a euphoric respo
Count it, Lock it, Drop it combats painkiller addiction in Tennessee
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 23 hours ago
affect the brain's reward centers, and some people "experience a euphoric response" to opioid medications, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Those who abuse opioids may intensify the experience by taking the drug in ways other than... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Recent Surge In Inner-City Heroin Overdoses "Unlike Anything We've Seen Before"of the "gateway drug." Robert L. DuPont, President of the Institute for Behavio
Recent Surge In Inner-City Heroin Overdoses "Unlike Anything We've Seen Before"
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
of the "gateway drug." Robert L. DuPont, President of the Institute for Behavior and Health and the first director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, recently pointed out the flawed logic of legalizing marijuana use in an article published... Read more
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Business Wire
Cerecor Inc. Announces Initiation of Second CERC-501 Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Smokersis anticipated to provide top-line data in the fourth quarter of 2016 (the stud
Cerecor Inc. Announces Initiation of Second CERC-501 Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Smokers
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
is anticipated to provide top-line data in the fourth quarter of 2016 (the study is being supported by a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the NIH). In addition, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism at the NIH... Read more
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Psych Central
Vaping Flavors Shown to Entice TeensFuture Survey. This survey is an annual nationally representative study that is
Vaping Flavors Shown to Entice Teens
Psych Central / Posted yesterday
Future Survey. This survey is an annual nationally representative study that is administered by U-M and sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Vaporizers are battery-powered devices with a heating element. They produce an aerosol,... Read more
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Salem News
Addiction: Why heroin?cycles of hyper alertness followed by suddenly nodding off and droopy appearanc
Addiction: Why heroin?
Salem News / Posted yesterday
cycles of hyper alertness followed by suddenly nodding off and droopy appearance, as if the extremities are heavy. The National Institute on Drug Abuse says that in 2011, 4.2 million Americans aged 12 or older had used heroin at least once in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Has marijuana actually got stronger since the 80s? Here's what the science saysof the analyzed herbal cannabis samples." Those features are important — and c
Has marijuana actually got stronger since the 80s? Here's what the science says
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
of the analyzed herbal cannabis samples." Those features are important — and could even alter the findings altogether. "In National Institute on Drug Abuse studies over the past several decades, the age of samples has varied from a few weeks old to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Has marijuana actually got stronger since the 80s? Here's what the science saysof the analyzed herbal cannabis samples." Those features are important — and c
Has marijuana actually got stronger since the 80s? Here's what the science says
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
of the analyzed herbal cannabis samples." Those features are important — and could even alter the findings altogether. "In National Institute on Drug Abuse studies over the past several decades, the age of samples has varied from a few weeks old to... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Has marijuana actually got stronger since the 80s? Here's what the science saysof the analyzed herbal cannabis samples." Those features are important — and c
Has marijuana actually got stronger since the 80s? Here's what the science says
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
of the analyzed herbal cannabis samples." Those features are important — and could even alter the findings altogether. "In National Institute on Drug Abuse studies over the past several decades, the age of samples has varied from a few weeks old to... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
JUST SAY DOPE!: Illegal drug use choking Pahrump justice system; costs taxpayers millionsof people, from all walks of life, in communities of all sizes across the natio
JUST SAY DOPE!: Illegal drug use choking Pahrump justice system; costs taxpayers millions
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 3 days ago
of people, from all walks of life, in communities of all sizes across the nation — Pahrump is not immune. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, substance abuse costs the United States more than $193 billion a year in crime, lost work... Read more
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Medical News Today
Marijuana use leads to laziness, study suggestsat Columbia, and colleagues report their findings in the Journal of Psychiatry
Marijuana use leads to laziness, study suggests
Medical News Today / Posted 4 days ago
at Columbia, and colleagues report their findings in the Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States; a 2014 survey... Read more
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Business Insider
The Surgeon General just sent a worrisome letter to every doctor in America2011, 31% of prescription opioid-related overdose deaths involved these two kin
The Surgeon General just sent a worrisome letter to every doctor in America
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
2011, 31% of prescription opioid-related overdose deaths involved these two kinds of drugs used together, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "Unfortunately, too many patients are still co-prescribed opioid pain relievers and... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
KTVZ Bend / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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News 8000
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a
Prince's death highlights fear of 'kill pill'
News 8000 / Posted 4 days ago
an enormous game changer," says Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a group that helps track drug trends for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "It means anybody who purchases illegal drugs can unknowingly be taking fentanyl, which is... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
New Mexico girl drugged, assaulted, killed and dismembered. Her mom is a suspect.about 25 percent of all drug reports in Albuquerque during the first half of 20
New Mexico girl drugged, assaulted, killed and dismembered. Her mom is a suspect.
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
about 25 percent of all drug reports in Albuquerque during the first half of 2013, according to a 2014 report by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. That's a higher number than for drug reports involving cocaine and heroin and a bit lower... Read more
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OregonLive.com
2 people facing charges in death of man who ingested counterfeit OxyContin, police sayofficers are waiting on lab results and think the pill Miller took "may have be
2 people facing charges in death of man who ingested counterfeit OxyContin, police say
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
officers are waiting on lab results and think the pill Miller took "may have been laced with Fentanyl." According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, "Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine but is 50 to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Victoria Martens' death the most 'gruesome act of evil'about 25 percent of all drug reports in Albuquerque during the first half of 20
Victoria Martens' death the most 'gruesome act of evil'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
about 25 percent of all drug reports in Albuquerque during the first half of 2013, according to a 2014 report by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. That's a higher number than for drug reports involving cocaine and heroin and a bit lower... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
New Mexico girl drugged, assaulted, killed and dismembered. Her mom is a suspect.about 25 percent of all drug reports in Albuquerque during the first half of 20
New Mexico girl drugged, assaulted, killed and dismembered. Her mom is a suspect.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
about 25 percent of all drug reports in Albuquerque during the first half of 2013, according to a 2014 report by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. That's a higher number than for drug reports involving cocaine and heroin and a bit lower... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
New Mexico girl drugged, assaulted, killed and dismembered. Her mom is a suspect.about 25 percent of all drug reports in Albuquerque during the first half of 20
New Mexico girl drugged, assaulted, killed and dismembered. Her mom is a suspect.
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
about 25 percent of all drug reports in Albuquerque during the first half of 2013, according to a 2014 report by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. That's a higher number than for drug reports involving cocaine and heroin and a bit lower... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Even as medical marijuana becomes more widespread, there’s little science to show it worksFood and Drug Administration, register with the Drug Enforcement Administration
Even as medical marijuana becomes more widespread, there’s little science to show it works
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Food and Drug Administration, register with the Drug Enforcement Administration and get research-grade marijuana from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Not many have succeeded, though the agencies say they support legitimate research. Groups... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Growing research finds psychedelics effective in treating diseaseprocess, not through voters, not through legislation." Moreover, certain hallu
Growing research finds psychedelics effective in treating disease
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
process, not through voters, not through legislation." Moreover, certain hallucinogens can be addictive, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. While LSD isn't considered addictive, users can develop a tolerance so that they take the... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
14 overdose, 1 dies from suspected fetanyl-laced heroin in So. Indianaextremely powerful narcotic typically used for patients with severe pain or to
14 overdose, 1 dies from suspected fetanyl-laced heroin in So. Indiana
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
extremely powerful narcotic typically used for patients with severe pain or to manage pain post-surgery. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), fentanyl is similar to morphine but 50 to 100 time more potent. The agency notes... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Millions coming to boost economythe largest surface mining operation in the state. $750,000 was awarded to con
Millions coming to boost economy
Williamson Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
the largest surface mining operation in the state. $750,000 was awarded to continue a collaborative effort with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal partners to research... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New study aims to find how genes that influence brain function cause risk for drug addictionProfessor of psychology at Binghamton University, is part of the team of invest
New study aims to find how genes that influence brain function cause risk for drug addiction
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
Professor of psychology at Binghamton University, is part of the team of investigators awarded a new grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct the research. The five-year NIH grant... Read more
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York Daily Record
Pediatric group says doctors should treat teen opioid addicts with medicinedon't prescribe the drugs themselves, they should refer patients to doctors who
Pediatric group says doctors should treat teen opioid addicts with medicine
York Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
don't prescribe the drugs themselves, they should refer patients to doctors who do. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, has called such prescriptions "an essential component of an ongoing treatment plan" that... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Medicinal pot debate ignitesa treatment that lacks the status of medicines sold at pharmacies. Meanwhile,
Medicinal pot debate ignites
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
a treatment that lacks the status of medicines sold at pharmacies. Meanwhile, the DEA, which enforces drug laws, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse note the dangers of using marijuana, which include psychological dependency and loss of... Read more
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USA Today
Pediatric group says doctors should treat teen opioid addicts with medicinedon't prescribe the drugs themselves, they should refer patients to doctors who
Pediatric group says doctors should treat teen opioid addicts with medicine
USA Today / Posted 8 days ago
don't prescribe the drugs themselves, they should refer patients to doctors who do. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, has called such prescriptions "an essential component of an ongoing treatment plan" that... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Regulate potency in pot before legalizing itdo to a young person’s brain. A 2014 New England Journal of Medicine study, co-
Regulate potency in pot before legalizing it
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
do to a young person’s brain. A 2014 New England Journal of Medicine study, co-authored by Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, showed emergency room visits due to marijuana increasing in correlation with pot potency... Read more
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Medical News Today
Cocaine addiction reversed in rats with novel compoundreward system - producing a sense of euphoria and pleasure, making users crave
Cocaine addiction reversed in rats with novel compound
Medical News Today / Posted 9 days ago
reward system - producing a sense of euphoria and pleasure, making users crave more of the drug. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), in 2014, around 913,000 people in the U.S. met the criteria for cocaine addiction,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
FDA fast-tracks club drug ketamine as possible antidepressantaccording to the DEA. In 2014, 1.5 percent of 12th-graders said they had used
FDA fast-tracks club drug ketamine as possible antidepressant
The Arizona Republic / Posted 11 days ago
according to the DEA. In 2014, 1.5 percent of 12th-graders said they had used ketamine in the past year, according to a National Institute on Drug Abuse survey.Why is it being researched to treat depression? In 2006, researchers found that just... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
19-old college student accused of killing couple, trying to bite face off victimcalled “the zombie drug” or “gravel”) is an amphetamine-like stimulant, similar
19-old college student accused of killing couple, trying to bite face off victim
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 13 days ago
called “the zombie drug” or “gravel”) is an amphetamine-like stimulant, similar to angel dust and PCP. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the drug can cause “excited delirium,” paranoia and hallucinations. Users may also exhibit... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
DEA's long-awaited rescheduling decision may be 'blessing in disguise' for reformersof the recommendations from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),
DEA's long-awaited rescheduling decision may be 'blessing in disguise' for reformers
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 13 days ago
of the recommendations from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) can be found in the Federal Register, where the DEA posted acting administrator Chuck... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Teenage student accused of killing couple and biting victim's face off in drug-fuelled attackin his system, but officials won’t know for sure until they get toxicology resu
Teenage student accused of killing couple and biting victim's face off in drug-fuelled attack
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
in his system, but officials won’t know for sure until they get toxicology results from the hospital. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Flakka is a synthetic cathinone drug called alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone (alpha-PVP). The... Read more
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heraldscotland
University student accused of killing couple and biting victim's face off in unprovoked attackin his system, but officials won’t know for sure until they get toxicology resu
University student accused of killing couple and biting victim's face off in unprovoked attack
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
in his system, but officials won’t know for sure until they get toxicology results from the hospital. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Flakka is a synthetic cathinone drug called alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone (alpha-PVP). The... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Lethal mix of heroin circulatinga powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine but is 50 to
Lethal mix of heroin circulating
The Marietta Times / Posted 13 days ago
a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more potent, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "We've had overdoses of heroin mixed with fentanyl, and some with pure fentanyl in this... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Huntington heroin overdoses prompt local concernsa powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine, but is 50 to
Huntington heroin overdoses prompt local concerns
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine, but is 50 to 100 times more potent, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The 26 overdoses in Huntington were from fentanyl-laced heroin, a mixture Washington... Read more
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