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Jeff Sessions praises record-setting drug seizures in San Diego

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions made an appearance in San Diego on Wednesday to commemorate the record-breaking 450,000 pounds of illicit drugs seized by...

Pope addresses drug addiction and trafficking in Colombia

In a recent trip to Medellin, Colombia, Pope Francis lamented the lives lost to drug addiction and cartels. Colombia remains one of the world’s...

Trump acknowledges National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month

September 2017 is officially National Alcohol and Drug Recovery Month, according to a proclamation by President Donald Trump. The proclamation, which was posted on the...

New Zealand’s National Party announces $82 million crackdown on drugs

New Zealand’s National Party has promised an $82 million crackdown on drugs and gangs if the party is re-elected. The funding, which is also backed...

National Recovery Month aims to empower families and communities

September is National Recovery Month, an initiative sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to boost awareness and celebrate the...

Using the genetics of addiction to improve treatment

Substance use disorders result from genetic and environmental factors combined, which led researchers to look at changes in gene expressions to predict susceptibility to...

Massachusetts music festival to combat addiction and benefit recovery

The Hope Music Festival is coming to Cape Cod, Massachusetts on August 23, and the money raised through to the fundraiser concert will benefit...

Economic recessions and unemployment: A path toward drug use

The likelihood of drug use during an economic recession is increased by the distress of unemployment, according to a new review. “In our literature review,...

FDA requests removal of opioid Opana from the market

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting that the company Endo Pharmaceuticals remove its opioid painkiller Opana ER (oxymorphone) from the market...

The intricate nature of sleep during addiction treatment

Most issues related to substance use disorders are generally addressed and managed during addiction treatment, but a new study found that healthy sleep patterns...
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