Illicit Drug Spending Nearly Eclipses Spending On Alcohol In The US

Michael Muldoon ❘

American yearly drug spending is approaching the amount spent on alcohol per year. Researchers look toward governemtn for more research funding.

New Study Suggests Excessive Social Media Use Is Comparable To Drug Addiction

Jena Hilliard ❘

A new study performed by Michigan State University revealed that excessive social media use affects decision making abilities similar to drug use.

Does Harm Reduction Help Or Hinder Asian-Americans And Pacific Islanders?

Krystina Murray ❘

Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders struggle with substance abuse. Are community ceners harming their recovery or helping?

San Diego Police Seize 4 Tons Of Marijuana Buried In Jalapeños

Krystina Murray ❘

Officials in San Diego, California foiled smugglers attempting to transport 4 tons of marijuana concealed among jalapeños.

New Study Examines Barriers To Buprenorphine Treatment

Nathan Yerby ❘

Buprenorphine is a helpful medication for opioid addiction. A new study seeks to explain why some patients never use buprenorphine in addiction treatment.

Doctors Claim E-Cigarettes Cause Adolescents To Become Addicted To Nicotine

Nathan Yerby ❘

The U.S. Surgeon General has declared vaping among teenagers an epidemic, and doctors fears that adolescants who vape may become addicted to nicotine.

Scientists Discover Possible Genetic Solution To Opioid Addiction

Nathan Yerby ❘

A team of scientists has discovered that there may be a genetic solution for preventing opioid withdrawal and opioid addiction.

Recent Study Links Vaping And Marijuana Use In Teens

Michael Muldoon ❘

A meta-analysis shows a link between teen vaping habits and marijuana use. What effects do these behaviors have on developing minds?

Massachusetts Sends Men To Jail For Opioid Addiction Treatment

Nathan Yerby ❘

One county in Massachusetts has started sending men to jails for opioid addiction treatment, but not everyone thinks that's the right solution.

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