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General Arthur T. Dean Attends Surgeon General’s Press Conference on Marijuana Use

Washington, D.C. – On August 29, 2019, United States Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams released the first Surgeon General’s Advisory on marijuana since former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop’s in 1982, 37 years ago. In recognition of this Advisory, Surgeon General Adams hosted a national press conference to address the Advisory and implore health leaders and prevention advocates to convey that “no amount of marijuana use during pregnancy or adolescence is safe.”

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CADCA’s Youth Leadership Manager Facilitates Trainings for More Than a Thousand Local Youth

Los Angeles, California – On Thursday, May 2nd at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, more than 1,200 youth and 300 community stakeholders from across Los Angeles County came together in an effort to galvanize the community to integrate prevention efforts and support ongoing efforts to help address the opioid epidemic. CADCA’s Youth Leadership Manager Robert Alvarez, a California native with a vested interest in providing youth with the skills they need to tackle substance misuse in their communities, worked with the Drug...

CADCA Leaders Attend 62nd Annual Commission on Narcotic Drugs Session

Washington, D.C. – CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) leaders will travel to Vienna, Austria to attend the 62nd session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) held at the Vienna International Centre March 14-22. General Arthur T. Dean, Chairman & CEO, CADCA, Eric Siervo, Vice President, International Programs, and CADCA Consultant Irina Broughton are scheduled to present at this year’s CND session. CADCA Youth Trainer Curtis Mark is also scheduled to attend, and CADCA...

CADCA Best Practice Publication on Juuling Endorsed by Surgeon General

Washington, D.C. – In 2017, e-cigarettes became the most commonly used tobacco products among high school students.

“A lot of people still think e-cigarettes are not harmful,” said U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams at CADCA’s 2019 National Leadership Forum. “But studies show that nicotine is, pound for pound, as addictive as heroin.” 

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