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3 days ago
Law enforcement talks opioid response plan

Discussion on the opioid crisis here in Lebanon, Tennessee.

https://www.lebanondemocrat.com/lebanon/news/law-enforcement-talks-opioid-response-plan/article_84c01d81-fbc0-5dcd-9d24-3c80345bb3a3.html

For the first time in history, methamphetamine has beaten out marijuana as the most submitted drug to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's crime lab.

4 days ago
Brian

Mexican drug cartels target small towns as meth becomes #1 submitted drug in Tennessee. WZTV FOX 17 News, Nashville’s Nikki Junewicz talks with Prevention Alliance of Tennessee. CLICK HERE TO ... See more

4 days ago
More than 100 billion pain pills saturated the nation over nine years

New DEA data reveals that 24 billion additional pills than previously known to the public were distributed during the opioid epidemic.

2 weeks ago
The FDA dropped the ball on its promise to curb the opioid crisis, new research shows

https://www.mic.com/p/fda-dropped-the-ball-on-its-promise-to-curb-opioid-overdoses-new-research-shows-19638659

New research found that the Food and Drug Administration couldn’t determine whether a program it had implemented to prevent doctors from inappropriately prescribing opioids worked. The program ... See more

2 weeks ago
Tennessee DAs take state's opioid battle to courtroom

https://www.columbiadailyherald.com/news/20191229/tennessee-das-take-state8217s--opioid-battle-to-courtroom

As Tennessee enters a new year, the state’s district attorneys will continue a unified effort to combat the national opioid crisis, protect

3 weeks ago
CDC Confirms A THC Additive, Vitamin E Acetate, Is The Culprit In Most Vaping Deaths

The spate of more than 2,500 acute vaping-related lung injuries tracked by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is on the decline, epidemiologists say, and the number of deaths has slowed.

3 weeks ago
The vaping black market is hiding in plain sight

Even in a state where it's legal to buy, sell and use recreational cannabis, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (CBCC) says there are still unlicensed and illegal stores operating openly -- ... See more

3 weeks ago
80% of parents admit they don't properly dispose of prescription opioids

https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2019/12/23/80-of-parents-admit-they-dont-properly-dispose-of-prescription-opioids/2191577110258/

Even with all the scary headlines about the ongoing opioid crisis in the United States, many parents still are careless with their prescription painkillers by making them easily accessible for their ... See more

4 weeks ago
US raises legal age to buy cigarettes and vapes to 21

https://q13fox.com/2019/12/20/us-raises-legal-age-to-buy-cigarettes-and-vapes-to-21/

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a sweeping spending bill into law, including a measure that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. The increased age restriction ... See more

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