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San Diego Teens Overdose On Spice, 'Synthetic Marijuana'; 3 In Serious Condition

(Medical Daily, Nov. 30) For a second weekend in a row, several teens have overdosed on synthetic marijuana in San Diego.

Dad Speaks Out After 'Skittles Party' Leads to Son's Death

(Yahoo!, Nov. 25) \"Skittles\" parties are a dangerous and growing trend that's sending teens to the hospital.

Painkiller Abuse Hits Close To Home For A Majority Of Americans: Poll

(HuffPost, Nov. 24) A new poll finds that 56 percent—more than half—of Americans know someone who has abused prescription drugs or abuses the drugs themselves.

Report: Youth Drug Overdose Deaths Up In 35 States Over A Decade

(USA Today, Nov. 20) Prescription drug overdoses account for more than half of drug overdoses in 2013 among youths.

Prescription Addiction Problem Difficult To Overcome

(KEYT-KCOY-KKFX, Nov. 17) For Lizette Corea, it started with drinking and pot smoking in her early teens.

Addiction: A Monster That Kills

(WCNC, Nov. 16) Both were typical kids who were just experimenting, but both eventually succumbed to drug addiction that eventually took their lives

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DEA Announces “360 Strategy” to Address Heroin, Prescription Drugs and Violent Crime

(DEA, Nov. 10) The DEA today announced “360 Strategy” to help cities dealing with a heroin and prescription drug abuse epidemic, and its associated violent crime.