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Effects of Marijuana and How Parents Can Help

(Partnership to End Addiction) Monday began National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) – started by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), it inspires meaningful conversations around youth substance use. We are honored to partner with NIDA to share facts around topics that are often steeped in misinformation and stigma. 

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DEA Reports Widespread Threat of Fentanyl Mixed with Xylazine

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is warning the American public of a sharp increase in the trafficking of fentanyl mixed with xylazine. Xylazine, also known as “Tranq,” is a powerful sedative that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved for veterinary use.

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CBD Use Linked to Male Reproductive Harm

Did you know that CBD use is linked to liver injury and male reproductive harm?

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2023 Enrique Camarena Award Recipient Announced

Katie Nuñez Vasquez is the 2023 Enrique Camarena Award Recipient. Katie is a student activist and community leader in Santa Barbara, California.

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Xylazine: A Drug That Naloxone Can’t Combat

Xylazine – often called “tranq” – is a drug adulterant that DEA has detected in a growing number of overdose deaths, despite the FDA authorizing it only for veterinary use.

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Impaired Driving Prevention Month Is Here

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Check out these resources from DEA and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to learn how best to protect your kids.

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2022 Red Ribbon Photo Contest Winners Announced

The National Family Partnership and the DEA have announced the winners of the 2022 Red Ribbon Week Photo Contest!

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Marijuana Use Soars Among Young Adults as More States OK Legal Cannabis

Today’s youth have become Generation Wrecked.

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DEA Issues New Public Safety Alert

The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of a sharp nationwide increase in the lethality of fentanyl-laced fake prescription pills.

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Study: One-Fifth of Young Adults Have Tried Prescription Drugs Off-Script

One in five young adults and one in ten teens reported using prescription drugs off-script, according to a study commissioned by nonprofit charity Song for Charlie.