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Here are some scary facts: 50 percent of the fatal motor vehicle crashes nationwide on Halloween night involve drunken drivers. On an average day, intoxicated driving is associated with some 30 percent of fatal car collisions across the United States. …

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Synthetic cannabinoids, better known on the street as “K2” or “Spice,” have pharmacological effects that are up to 100 times more potent than THC, the active ingredient in cannabis, says a new study. Scientists from the University of Maryland and the …

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Using marijuana as a teen can do serious long-term damage to the immune system, said a team of Italian scientists. The new research, published in the October 2014 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology, suggests that exposure to THC, the active ingredient …

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The following article appeared recently in Science Daily.   The size and shape of two brain regions involved in emotion and motivation may differ in young adults who smoke marijuana at least once a week, according to a study published …

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The following article appeared today in the Journal News and demonstrates the dangers of synthetic marijuana which is being used by teens in the area. VALHALLA – Word that several Pleasantville teens were taken to Westchester Medical Center recently after smoking a substance …

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WHITE PLAINS – Looking just off-camera, Susan Salomone describes her son Justin’s fatal problem in unambiguous terms. “He couldn’t live without drugs,” she says. “My son had a very, very bad disease. And he died from it.” Justin Salomone died of …

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The following article recently appeared in the NY Times and looks at the prevention efforts to curb teen marijuana use in the State of Colorado. The State of Colorado, national pioneer of legalized marijuana, began an ad campaign this week …

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Although the use of illicit substances such as cocaine, crack or LSD is declining among college students, daily marijuana use is at a 30-year high, according to a study by University of Michigan scientists. In 2006, 30 percent of American …

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To the long list of reasons that make abusing heroin so dangerous, add this: acetyl fentanyl. According to a recently published study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, acetyl fentanyl is a “quasi-legal” synthetic opiate often mixed with heroin sold …

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While heroin abuse isn’t necessarily a problem here at SUNY Purchase, the state college’s police officers are getting a powerful tool to combat overdoses caused by the drug. The school is among 12 state campuses on the receiving end of …

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