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Teenagers have discovered a new way to inhale marijuana — e-cigarette vaporizers, according to a study released Monday. About 27% of high school students who have used both marijuana and e-cigarettes reported using the devices to vaporize cannabis. Those most likely …

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The introduction of alcopops (flavored malt beverages) to the U.S. market in the late 1990s began a transformation within the alcohol industry that still unfolds today. Alcopops bent the rules on beer, defying proper classification while enticing youth with sweet …

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WASHINGTON — A new report out from the Governors Highway Safety Association finds that driving while on drugs, even marijuana, poses a significant safety risk on our roadways, on par with drunken driving. Researchers found that the percentage of drivers …

Overdose Deaths

On Wednesday, July 13th, The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly (92-2) passed the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), aimed at combating opioid addiction. Unfortunately, the associated funding ($181 million a year) is far short of the amount needed to address the problem. …

Overdose Deaths

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that he says will combat the heroin and opioid epidemic that has hit the state. “We lose as many people now to heroin overdoses as we did from the entire …

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Mayor Noam Bramson presented Linda Fosina, Coalition Coordinator of NR FOCUS, a proclamation declaring April 20th, 2016 “NR FOCUS Healthy Teen Brain Day”. New Rochelle joins many other Westchester communities in “reclaiming”  April 20th as a prevention day.  April 20th, …

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New locations close to New Rochelle in Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Pelham and Bronxville! Reported by: MICHAEL WOYTON (Patch Staff) January 28, 2016 2:45 pm ET If you have unused prescriptions you need to get rid of, there are now medication drop box …

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ALBANY — New York ranked as the 21st highest in the country for number of youth drug overdose deaths. The rate of deaths in the state when looking at youth overdoses from ages 12 to 25 was 6.9 per 100,000; …

Public service announcements now airing on television and a new 33-foot billboard placed in the Bronx Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that two new public service announcements are now airing on television stations and music streaming services across the …

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Many teens have misconceptions about how many of their peers use drugs and alcohol. The following article shows how stressing the true statistics can help encourage your child to make healthy choices and avoid negative consequences such as those highlighted …

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