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Drug Abuse

Read: Community College of Philadelphia Hosts 10th Annual Best Practices in Judicial Affairs Symposium

Community College of Philadelphia Hosts 10th Annual Best Practices in Judicial Affairs Symposium

The event will take place on Feb. 27 at 8:30 am – 1:30 pm in CCP’s Great Hall.

Read: Illinois School Safety Conference Announces Guest Speakers and Topics

Illinois School Safety Conference Announces Guest Speakers and Topics

The Illinois School Safety Conference, happening April 17, will cover topics like after-action findings of school shootings and trends in adolescent drug abuse.

Read: Opioid-Reversing Drug ‘Naloxone’ Available in Alabama Schools

Opioid-Reversing Drug ‘Naloxone’ Available in Alabama Schools

The Alabama Dept. of Ed. and Dept. of Public Health announced the new program that will train staff on how to use the medication.

Read: Study: Marijuana Can Affect Teen Brains, No Matter the Amount

Study: Marijuana Can Affect Teen Brains, No Matter the Amount

The study shows evidence of structural brain and cognitive effects with just one or two instances of cannabis use in adolescence.

Read: What is Synthetic Weed? Know the Side Effects, Street Names and More

What is Synthetic Weed? Know the Side Effects, Street Names and More

In August, more than 70 people overdosed near a park in New Haven, Conn., after consuming synthetic weed laced with fentanyl.

Read: Texas A&M to Train All Health Science Students Opioid Overdose Reversal

Texas A&M to Train All Health Science Students Opioid Overdose Reversal

Texas A&M will be the first health science center in the nation to train every health professions students how to administer opioid reversal.

Read: Nurse Arrested After Attempting to Steal Drugs From Savannah Hospital

Nurse Arrested After Attempting to Steal Drugs From Savannah Hospital

The narcotics team quickly arrested the nurse before she could leave the building with drugs and stolen medical supplies.

Read: Meth Hospitalizations Increased 245% in 7 Years, New Study Finds

Meth Hospitalizations Increased 245% in 7 Years, New Study Finds

Researchers say the resurgence of the drug’s popularity has been overshadowed by the country’s focus on the opioid epidemic.

Read: FDA Approves New Opioid Drug, Dsuvia

FDA Approves New Opioid Drug, Dsuvia

Despite the opioid crisis, the FDA approved a drug that is 10 times stronger than fentanyl.

Read: Drug Trend Alert: Marijuana Wax, Oil & Concentrates

Drug Trend Alert: Marijuana Wax, Oil & Concentrates

Marijuana concentrates have a THC level of 60%-80% and are growing in population. Production of this drug has led to explosions, injury and death.

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