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The Rapidly Changing Composition of the Global Street Drug Supply and Its Effects on High-Risk Groups for COVID-19

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Thom Browne*, Mark S. Gold and David M. Martin, “The Rapidly Changing Composition of the Global Street Drug Supply and Its Effects on High-Risk Groups for COVID-19”, Current Psychopharmacology (2021) 10: 1. https://doi.org/10.2174/2211556010666210125124645
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Background: Globally, an alarming number of pharmaceutically active compounds are now routinely added to the street drugs of abuse, cocaine and heroin. In some cases, seventeen (17) or more potentially toxic compounds are found in a single street purchased bag or block of cocaine or heroin.

Call for Presentations- NAADAC 2021 Annual Conference

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals invites you to submit a proposal to present a virtual poster at its 2021 Annual Conference, which will be held virtually from October 28-30, 2021. NAADAC members and non-members are invited to submit poster presentation proposals for display at the virtual 2021 Annual Conference. NAADAC encourages experienced trainers, young investigators, researchers, and addiction and co-occurring professionals from diverse organizations and disciplines to submit. NAADAC and its partners are calling

Cannabis in Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach

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Springer Publishing
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One of the first evidence-based scientific references for both medical providers and non-medical persons with an interest in the issue.  Marijuana expansion has failed every metric as it relates to public health and safety and this book will outline the basic science of the endocannabinoid system and will include drug interactions.  

Line Up Live Up

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UNODC

Sport can be a powerful tool to engage communities and prevent crime, violence and drug use among youth. As part of the Doha Declaration Global Programme, UNODC’s Youth Crime Prevention through Sport initiative has developed “Line Up Live Up”, an evidence-informed, sport-based life skills training for youth that aims to increase resilience to crime, violence and drug use among young people.