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Operation Prevention

Designed for middle and high school students, educators and parents nationwide, Operation Prevention is an important effort to educate students about the science behind drug addiction and its impact, with resources that help initiate lifesaving conversations in the home and classroom.

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Marijuana and Teen Memory

Young marijuana users’ memories improved after they stopped using the drug for a period of time, according to a study just published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

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Quiz: Do You Know Drug Slang?

Words like “bliss,” “pebbles,” and “groceries” probably sound innocent enough. But people often try to hide their drug use through code words or slang. 

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Growing Up Drug Free

The DEA and Department of Education's booklet, Growing Up Drug Free: A Parent’s Guide to Prevention, offers information to help parents and other caregivers raise drug-free children.

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