On March 3, 2016, Join Together - a news aggregation service from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids - shared news that drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents in Houston are seeing an increasing amount of a type of high-potency marijuana known as “shatter,” ABC7NY
On March 1, 2016, Join Together - a news aggregation service from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids - reported that law enforcement officials say they are seeing increasing cases of the potent opioid fentanyl being sold as other painkillers, such as oxycodone or Percocet.
Dominion Diagnostics has announced that it will maintain its role as Title Sponsor of the 2016 National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD), an event which provides an opportunity for addiction professionals to connect and engage with national experts and resources each
Dominion Diagnostics has been announced by Providence Business News as one of 34 winners in the fourth annual Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island recognition program. The honor was largely based on Dominion's ACHIEVE Health & Wellness Program.
Although the use of spice has decreased in recent years, according to some surveys, the drug continues to be sold by street dealers, as well as openly on the Internet and at smoke shops and other retailers, as potpourri or incense with brand names like Scooby Snax and Black Diamond.
A drug known as “flakka” is the latest synthetic compound to raise concern among public health experts, Fox News reports. Flakka is a tweaked version of bath salts.In some cases, Flakka can cause heart palpitations and aggressive, violent behavior, the article notes. Use of the drug can affect the kidneys, leading to kidney failure or death.Flakka use has recently been reported in Florida, Ohio and Texas.