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  • 2007 National Survey on Drug Use and Health
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    2007 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

    The Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released the results of the 2007 National Survey on Drug Use and Health at the National…

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  • Teen Depression and Marijuana Use
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    Teen Depression and Marijuana Use

    John Walters and others spoke to reporters about a report indicating a link between teen marijuana use, depression, and serious mental illness. The White House report was titled, Teen Marijuana Use…

    650 views
  • Report on Drug Use by Young People
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    Report on Drug Use by Young People

    John Walters talked about a study on drug use by young people entitled "Monitoring the Future". He spoke about the rise in abuse of pharmaceutical medication and the decreased use of most…

    85 views
  • Prescription Drug Abuse
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    Prescription Drug Abuse

    Representatives of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the White House, the pharmaceutical industry, and others talked about prescription drug abuse. Topics included “diversion” of…

    171 views
  • Controlling Narcotics in Afghanistan
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    Controlling Narcotics in Afghanistan

    State Department officials announced the release of a comprehensive new U.S. government implementation plan to control narcotics production in Afghanistan. They noted that more than 90 percent of…

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  • Monitoring Drug Use
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    Monitoring Drug Use

    Officials held a press conference to release the 2006 results of the research study “Monitoring the Future: A Continuing Study of the Lifestyles and Values of American Youth.” The study was…

    48 views
  • Drug Control Policy
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    Drug Control Policy

    John Walters was interviewed about the status of the U.S. anti-drug campaign and its ads, drug policy and the upcoming elections, and the rise of opium production in Afghanistan. He also…

    56 views
  • UN 2006 World Drug Report
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    U.N. 2006 World Drug Report

    “The UN 2006 World Drug Report” was released, marking the annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Trafficking. The report presented trends in the production, trafficking and use of…

    55 views
  • Synthetic Drug Control Strategy
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    Synthetic Drug Control Strategy

    The Officials released the first Synthetic Drug Control Strategy, which provides a comprehensive plan for reducing the use and manufacture of methamphetamine and the abuse of…

    212 views
  • US Drug Policy
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    U.S. Drug Policy

    Mr. Walters provided an update on U.S. drug policy. He spoke about the success and failures of various drug addiction prevention programs. The guest responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. A…

    73 views
  • Survey on Teen Drug Use
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    Survey on Teen Drug Use

    Officials released a report titled “2005 Monitoring the Future Survey on Teen Drug Abuse.” The report examined recent trends in juvenile drug use and found a modest decline in teen drug…

    111 views
  • Marijuana Use and Mental Health
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    Marijuana Use and Mental Health

    Mental health experts and government officials spoke about marijuana use and mental health in teenagers. They also released research findings linking some mental disorders with marijuana…

    83 views
  • Town Hall Meeting on Teen Substance Abuse
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    Town Hall Meeting on Teen Substance Abuse

    Representative Frank Wolf will hold a town hall meeting on teen substance abuse. Koren Zailckas, author of Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood, will be one of the featured speakers. Ms.…

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  • Drug Control Policy
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    Drug Control Policy

    Mr. Walters talked about U.S. drug policy, the fiscal year 2006 budget request for drug control programs, and the success rates of drug prevention programs. He also responded to viewer…

    39 views
  • Drug Control Programs
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    Drug Control Programs

    Witnesses testified about funding requests for federal drug control programs. Among the issues they addressed were law enforcement efforts to reduce drug use and trafficking, drug…

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  • Nations Substance Abuse Patterns
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    Nation's Substance Abuse Patterns

    Participants talked about substance abuse among teenagers, declining patterns of drug utilization by teens, education and prevention programs, as well and continuing problems with the use…

    50 views
  • Prescription Drug Safety
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    Prescription Drug Safety

    Mr. Walters and others talked about efforts to prevent improper use of prescription drugs. Among the issues they addressed were levels of prescription drug addiction, drug sales on the…

    31 views
  • Teen Drug Use
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    Teen Drug Use

    Officials spoke to reporters about the results of a study on teenage drug abuse that showed significant declines over the past two years. They also answered questions from the reporters.

    68 views
  • Drug Policy
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    Drug Policy

    Following a meeting with President Bush, Secretary Thompson and Mr. Walters spoke to reporters about a study indicating a decrease in teenage drug use. They also answered questions from the…

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  • Drug Control Policy
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    Drug Control Policy

    Director Walters criticized the legalization of marijuana, detailing its dangers. He also talked about other drug control policy issues and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and…

    27 views
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