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Kratom to be classified as Schedule I Drug

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced on August 30th its intention to place the active materials in the kratom plant into Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine are found in kratom (Mitragyna speciosa), ...

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Indiana Prevention Resource Center efforts help screen 78,000 Hoosiers for risks associated with alcohol and substance use

In 2011 the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC) and the Indiana State Division of Mental Health and Addiction wrote a grant proposal to implement Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) ...

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Open Container Laws for Automobiles

The Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century Restoration Act of 1998 requires states to implement open container laws to reduce the rate of drunk driving. The Act requires inclusion of six provisions to receive full federal monies ...

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School Based Student Drug Testing Programs

School based student drug testing has been in effect for almost three decades. While some research has shown positive effects of randomized drug testing, there are also multiple studies that have shown no effect of the practice. ...

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Alcohol Advertising

Alcohol advertising is found in online, physical, and print mediums. Despite advertising being regulated at the federal level, there are additional steps local and state governments can take to strengthen ...

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Kratom to be classified as Schedule I Drug Sep-07-2016
Indiana Prevention Resource Center efforts help screen 78,000 Hoosiers for risks associated with alcohol and substance use Sep-01-2016
Open Container Laws for Automobiles Aug-31-2016
School Based Student Drug Testing Programs Jul-26-2016
Alcohol Advertising Jul-05-2016
Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Media Campaign Support Jul-05-2016
Marijuana Awareness: Early Findings from Colorado's Experience Jun-15-2016
Needle Exchange Programs May-25-2016
Alcohol Awareness Month (April) Media Campaign Support Apr-01-2016
Social Host Policy Brief Apr-01-2016