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Study: Drug Addiction Among Teens On The Rise

According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 90-percent of Americans suffering from addiction started using before the age of 18.


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Northport Launches ‘Operation Medicine Cabinet’ For People To Discard Unused Medication

There is a drop box outside the village hall where anyone can leave their unused prescription drugs – no questions asked.


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SI Drug Incident Leads To Detectives, Suspects Hospitalized

A wild incident on Staten Island left two detectives and two drug suspects hospitalized on Friday afternoon outside the Manor Heights Shopping Plaza.


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NYC Correction Officer Arrested On Drug Charges

A New York City correction officer has been charged with trying to sell tobacco and prescription pills to inmates.


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Report: More N.J. Students Abusing Prescriptions

Parents in New Jersey might want to better safeguard their prescription drugs and alcohol.


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DEA Hosting Nationwide Drug ‘Take-Back’ On Saturday

The DEA is taking action against what it calls an epidemic, hosting the first ever nationwide prescription drug take-back program in hopes of stemming teen prescription drug abuse.