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Jason Good in Gateway drugs
October 15, 2017

Marijuana: A Gateway to Dealers?

One of the longest, most drawn-out debates is about whether or not marijuana is a gateway drug. This argument has been going on for years and no one seems to be able to find a common ground to determine whether or not marijuana usage leads to other drugs.

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Aaron in National News
October 10, 2017

Narcan Proof Heroin

The horrors of the current opioid epidemic have affected so many people. Tearing families’ and addicts’ lives apart. The overdose reversal drug, naloxone better known by its brand name Narcan came at out at a time when it was badly needed.

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Karen in Marijuana
October 6, 2017

Colorado: Marijuana Legalization is Not Curbing Illicit Trade

Many arrests and seizures of illicit marijuana grows in Colorado prove that legalization has not eliminated the illicit trade for this drug.

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Karen in Family Help
October 6, 2017

Youth Drug Use: What Subtle Signs Should Parents Be Looking For?

It’s very, very easy to miss the signs of drug use because drug users are trying to keep their use a secret. Parents need to know what subtle signs to look for to keep their children safe.

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Karen in Opioids
September 30, 2017

Who Should Control the Distribution of Pain Pills?

Recently, the drugstore chain CVS announced that it would limit the number of pain medication pills it would distribute. Should a drugstore be in control of the distribution of painkillers? Or doctors or parents? Narconon weighs in.

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Karen in Prescription drugs
September 28, 2017

Beware the Dangerous New Drug Being Abused by Youth: XANAX

Most parents are familiar with the tendency of youth to start using alcohol or marijuana. It’s a good bet, however, that few are ready to think of their teenaged child abusing Xanax, the anti-anxiety drug, especially considering how dangerous this drug is.

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Karen in Information on U.S. States
September 28, 2017

Statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs in All States, Except Missouri

In every state but Missouri, there’s a statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, a program intended to curb abuse of prescription drugs. Missouri counties and cities are setting up their own programs.

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Karen in Professionals
September 25, 2017

Helping Professionals Get Back on their Feet after Addiction

Any person who has succeeded in a competitive, demanding career knows the pressures they’ve had to survive. When too much pressure leads to addiction among executives and high-powered individuals, Narconon can help.

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Jason Good in Addiction
September 25, 2017

Suboxone: The Aftermath of “The Cure”

From personal experience and multiple years of working one-on-one with addicts, I have seen the ups and the downs that go along with "miracle cures” like Suboxone.

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Karen in Prescription drugs
September 24, 2017

Local Communities Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Accountable

A few weeks ago, this blog featured an article on the lawsuits being filed against major pharmaceutical companies such as Purdue Pharma, Endo International, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Depomed, Janssen/Johnson & Johnson and others. In the following weeks, even more states, counties and cities have initiated legal action against these companies and others who manufacture, market or distribute these addictive pills.

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