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May 06, 2014, 10:23 ET Prescription Drug Abuse - It's Not What the Doctor Ordered

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2012, "Overdose deaths involving prescription opioid analgesics, which are...


Feb 17, 2014, 17:24 ET The National Council on Alcohol and Drugs: National Expert on Marijuana Policy Dr. Kevin Sabet to Present at Georgia Youth Summit

Dr. Kevin Sabet will be presenting on Reefer Sanity: Seven Great Myths About Marijuana, at the Callaway Gardens' Conference Center in Pine...


May 14, 2013, 17:51 ET Prescription Drug Abuse - It's Not What the Doctor Ordered: Georgia Prevention Initiative Awareness Campaign

One person dies every 19 minutes from prescription drug abuse in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...


Apr 17, 2013, 18:41 ET The Council on Alcohol and Drugs and Georgia Law Enforcement Launch Statewide "Operation Drug Drop Off" Campaign

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "One person dies every 19 minutes from prescription drug abuse in the United...


Oct 08, 2012, 16:26 ET The Council on Alcohol and Drugs and Drugs Don't Work Celebrate Drug Free Work Week

Drug-Free Work Week is a dedicated time each year to highlight the benefits that drug-free workplace programs bring to employers, workers and...


Sep 19, 2012, 11:47 ET Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative Launches Awareness Campaign

 The Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative of The Council on Alcohol and Drugs, funded by the Georgia Department of Behavioral...