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2007 Archived Press Releases

December 5, 2007 - NIAAA News Release: Scientists Identify Gene That Influences Alcohol Consumption

November 26, 2007 - Smoking by Age 12 Related to Alcohol and Drug Abuse/Dependence

November 13, 2007 - For combat troops home from Iraq, depression, substance abuse worsen during first year back

November 5, 2007 - Nearly One-Third of U.S. High School Seniors Report Driving While Impaired or Riding with An Impaired Driver

October 29, 2007 - Nearly 8,000 Youths Drink Alcohol for the First Time on an Average Day; More than 4,000 Use Illicit Drugs for the First Time

October 22, 2007 - Young Adult Workers Have Highest Rate of Illicit Drug Use; Least Access to Workplace Drug Education and Employee Assistance Programs

October 8, 2007 - Smokeless Tobacco Use Not a Safe Substitute for Smoking

September 17, 2007 - First Time Users of Pain Relievers Continue to Surpass All Other Drugs; Number of New Ecstasy and Stimulant Users Increases

September 3, 2007 - 80% of High School and 44% of Middle School Students Report Drugs Are Used, Kept, or Sold at Their School

August 27, 2007 - New CEWG Report Released: Cocaine/Crack Abuse Stable at High Levels or Increasing; Methamphetamine Abuse Continues to Be Low in East

August 18, 2007 - Rural Methamphetamine Users May Be at Higher Risk for Health Complications

July 18, 2007 - U.S. Mayors Declare Drug War a Failure

July 9, 2007 - College Students More Likely to Drink on Thursday Nights If They Have
Late Classes on Friday

June 25, 2007 - Majority of Insured Workers with Substance Abuse Treatment Benefits...

June 11, 2007 - While Drug Treatment-Seeking Has Increased Among U.S. Residents, More Than Two-Thirds Still Do Not Seek Help

June 4, 2007 - Majority of Websites Selling Controlled Prescription Drugs Still Do Not Require a Prescription

May 28, 2007 - Few College Students with Alcohol Use Disorders Utilize Alcohol-Related Treatment Services

May 21, 2007 - Nearly Two-Thirds of High School Students Who Use Alcohol Binge Drink

May 14, 2007 - Surgeon General Issues Call to Action on Underage Drinking

May 7, 2007 - Chicago Study Finds Parents Are Primary Source of Alcohol for Middle School Youth...

April 24, 2007 - Teen Girls Abuse Prescription Drugs More...

April 23, 2007 - Eighth Graders’ Perceived Harmfulness of Ecstasy...

April 16, 2007 - Research-Based Guide Presents Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations

April 9, 2007 - Number of U.S. Emergency Department Visits Involving Nonmedical Use of Pharmaceuticals Increases from 2004 to 2005

April 2, 2007 - New Report Makes Recommendations on How to “Take the ‘High’ Out of Higher Education”

March 26, 2007 - Number of Maryland Deaths Caused by Methadone Intoxication Continues to Increase; Majority Are Due to Methadone Only

March 19, 2007 - Marijuana Distribution Relies Primarily on Generosity of Friends and Family

March 16, 2007 - This is your brain, addicted

March 15, 2007 - Mayor uses study to seek funds for drug

March 12, 2007 - Cocaine Positive Rates Among D.C. Adult Arrestees Return to Levels Last Seen in Late 1990s

March 5, 2007 - National Treatment Admissions for Primary Abuse of Heroin Decrease; Other Opiates and Methamphetamine Continue to Increase

February 5, 2007 -Diverted Pharmaceutical Drugs Widely Available Across U.S.

January 15, 2007- Nonmedical Use of Narcotic Drugs Such as Vicodin® and OxyContin® More Prevalent Among U.S. High School Seniors Than Any Illicitly Used Drug Except Marijuana