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Two nonprofit substance abuse prevention groups join forces

March 15, 2013  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
The Partnership at and the Meth project, two of the nation's nonprofits focused on teen substance abuse, have joined together.

Oral fluid finding more positives; Marijuana remains most commonly detected

March 12, 2013  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
Drug Testing Index (DTI) data released by Quest Diagnostics reveal a jump in positivity rates for marijuana in oral fluid vs. urine in the U.S. general workforce.

Phoenix Multisport co-founder joins CeDAR

March 12, 2013  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Ben Cort, who also coordinated the opposition to Colorado's marijuana legalization initiative, will take over as CeDAR's marketing supervisor next January.

Reports show fewer adolescents getting substance abuse prevention messaging

February 7, 2013  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
Adolescents’ views and use patterns have changed regarding alcohol and marijuana.

Get ready for a marijuana blitz in Congress

February 7, 2013  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Two regulatory and taxation bills that were introduced in Congress this week might represent just the tip of the iceberg for considering dramatic marijuana policy change on Capitol Hill.

National Drug Facts Week events now in all 50 states

January 29, 2013  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
This is a week-long observance that gives teens the opportunity to ask any and all questions they have about drugs and learn factual information from addiction professionals.

An added target in testing

January 18, 2013  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
If a substance is found, this testing device can help to determine the type of illicit drug, eliminating some of the confrontation with the drug user.

California lieutenant governor sees anti-marijuana laws as archaic

December 24, 2012  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Drug legalization advocates are pouncing on news that California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom favors legalization of marijuana, a substance that has become ubiquitous in many corners of his state.

Leaders zero in on troubling marijuana data in youth survey

December 19, 2012  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Despite some continued positive trends on youth alcohol and tobacco use as documented in the newly released Monitoring the Future survey, policy and research leaders are focusing much of their reaction on gloomier news about marijuana.

Research tackles multiple risk behaviors in adolescent girls

December 12, 2012  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
With a population of 30 at-risk young women in juvenile justice settings, researchers take a bundled approach to risk reduction.

Omega Laboratories receives FDA clearance for Marijuana Metabolite Test

December 11, 2012  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
The Marijuana Metabolite Test detects the use of marijuana through human hair analysis.

First New Jersey medical marijuana ATC opens

December 10, 2012  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair opened their doors last week and became New Jersey's first Alternative Treatment Center.


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