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UN Report Shows Synthetic Drugs Reported in 55 Countries

This week, the United Nation’s Office on Crime and Drugs’ Global SMART (Synthetics Monitoring: Analyses, Reporting and Trends) Program released

Attorneys General Appeal to Oil Company Presidents to Stop Selling Synthetic Drugs at Gas Station Stores

A nationwide group of 43 attorneys general recently signed a letter addressed to nine major oil company presidentsexpressing concern that

Register for ONDCP Webinar on Synthetic Drugs

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) will host a webinar on April 8 from 1-2 p.m. EST about

American Association of Poison Control Centers Issues Warning About Re-emerging Synthetic Drugs

The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) and experts at America’s 55 poison centers are warning the public about

CDC Reports Huge Increase in Poison Center Synthetic Marijuana Calls

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that between January and May of this year, poison centers in 48

New Designer Drug Flakka Works Like ‘Bath Salts,’ Causes ‘Excited Delirium’

The new designer drug “flakka” has brought national attention to South Florida; however, the active ingredient has been detected by

Increase in Drug Overdose Deaths Driven Largely by Heroin and Synthetic Opioids

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, drug overdose deaths in the United States increased between 2013 and 2014,

You Can’t Treat Your Way out of an Epidemic…But Can You Vaccinate It?

Routine vaccinations have reduced or even eradicated many deadly diseases; in the 1950s, polio was a public health crisis claiming


DEA Releases 2015 Drug Threat Assessment: Painkiller Abuse Still a Strong Concern

Results from the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA’s) recently released 2015 National Drug Threat Assessment (NDTA) show that drug overdose deaths