(USA Today, October 1) In recent years, vaping – the use of e-cigarettes to use tobacco or THC oil – has jumped in popularity among young people.
Vaping is the act of inhaling and exhaling an aerosol or vapor made from a liquid or dry material that is heated in an electronic powered device, called an electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette. In addition to nicotine and flavored liquids, marijuana concentrates can also be vaped. This 6-panel, double-sided trifold brochure covers the effects of using e-cigarettes, as well as the effects of marijuana concentrates.
El “vapeo” es el acto de inhalar y exhalar un aerosol o vapor hecho de algún material líquido o seco que se calienta en un dispositivo que funciona con batería, conocido como cigarrillo electrónico o cigarrillo-e.
In recognition of Red Ribbon Week, DEA partnered with Google to develop an interactive way to explore the life of Enrique Kiki Camarena through the lens of Google Earth. Watch the preview.
College is the ideal setting for innovative, campus-wide programming aimed at preventing and reducing drug use among college students, but these efforts remain few and far between. This new guide is intended to bridge that gap, by providing a roadmap for college -and university-based prevention professionals to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders, from students to administrators, to address campus-wide drug misuse issues.
The Virtual National Red Ribbon Rally will stream here on October 1.
The 2018 Red Ribbon Rally featured veteran NBC 4 news anchor Jim Handly as Masters of Ceremonies.
(Healio Psychiatry, September 26) A newly released study makes the link between adolescence prescription drug misuse to substance use down the line.
(NBC News, September 27) Nationwide, the number of lung injury cases related to the use of e-cigarettes (also known as vapes or vape pens) has soared past 800 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Elizabeth L. Maurer, Curator of Education for the DEA Museum, hosted a panel discussion with members of DEA Professional and Administrative Support.
(Ars Technica, September 12) Authorities in Wisconsin recently busted an illegal THC-vape operation.
Go RED for Red Ribbon Week! Learn how you can request that a building, landmark, business, and/or bridge in your community light up red.
How much do you really know about drug addiction?
This condition touches the lives of millions of Americans each year. So, understanding the science behind addiction can help us deal with its effects.
(USA Today, August 22) Vaping (the use of e-cigarettes) is behind a recent rash of serious lung illness across the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
(HealthDay News, August 16) In the years following Massachusetts’ legalization of medical marijuana in 2012, calls to poison control centers related to the drug skyrocketed 140%, according to a new study.
(Science Daily, August 12) According to a survey, adults who take prescription painkillers while also using marijuana are likelier to have more anxiety, depression and issues with other drugs.
(Reuters Health, August 13) – Young e-cigarette users are more likely to go on to use marijuana, according to a new study.
What are a few of the factors that can affect prevention? Learn more in this three-part video series.
If marijuana is legal in the state you attend school, then it must be okay to use, right? Not exactly.