This week, CADCA sent out a legislative alert about funding for the Drug-Free Communities program in the President’s FY 2016 Budget Request.
CADCA’s National Coalition Institute is excited to announce a new webinar series on how coalitions can use data to support their sustainability efforts. This webinar series will provide practical action steps and resources to help coalitions with sustainability planning, increasing the likelihood that your coalition and its mission will have staying power at the local level.
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) doesn’t want revelers to rely on pure Irish luck this St. Patrick’s Day.Issues: Drunk/Impaired driving
Medical News Today reported that a new study examining the role of ethnicity in determining the age of onset and severity of Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD) has found that ethnicity is a major factor affecting the age and severity of different subtypes of the disease.Issues: Abuse
For the first time in U.S. history, all nine former Administrators of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today filed an amici curiae brief urging the Supreme Court to consider and stop what they see as the damage being done by fracturing a carefully constructed national system of drug control—the legalization of marijuana by Colorado.
“It’s an art and a science and it’s fun to do,” said DanversCARES project director Peg Sallade of the comprehensive campaign using social media and relationships with local business and schools that lowered 30-day youth alcohol use by 12 percent and high-risk drinking rates by 25.5 percent between 2008 and 2014.Issues: Underage drinking
An American Cancer Society-funded study suggests estimates from the Surgeon General that show smoking kills about 480,000 people in the United States every year, exclude tens of thousands of Americans who die from diseases not counted as caused by smoking, Medical News Today reported.Issues: Smoking
Five CADCA VetCorps members were awarded the prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) at CADCA’s 25th Annual National Leadership Forum. The PVSA, awarded in the name of the President of the United States of America, is the premier volunteer awards program, encouraging citizens to live a life of service through presidential gratitude and national recognition.Issues: Veterans
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers have found that e-cigarettes compromise the immune system in the lungs and generate some of the same potentially dangerous chemicals found in traditional nicotine cigarettes.Issues: Smoking