We curate a digest of the latest news in our field for advocates, policymakers, community coalitions and all who work toward shaping policies and practices to effectively prevent substance use and treat addiction.
Rates of intentional overdose deaths, or suicides by an overdose of a medication or substance, have risen among 15- to 24-year-olds, according to a new study by researchers at the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Rates have also increased among adults ages 75 to 84.
Johnson & Johnson and three major pharmaceutical distributors have reached a tentative settlement worth $590 million with hundreds of Native American tribes to resolve claims the companies fueled the opioid crisis in their communities.
A new study finds people with opioid use disorder who are incarcerated and receive the opioid addiction medication buprenorphine are less likely to be rearrested and reconvicted after they are released.
View our curated digest of the latest research news, including the association between the concurrent use of e-cigarettes and cannabis with COVID-19 symptoms, testing and diagnosis among college student e-cigarette users.
A new study finds significant increases in the frequency and severity of emergency department visits due to marijuana exposures in children in Ontario, Canada, after the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Many flavored vaping products continue to be sold despite a federal judge’s ruling that should have led to them being pulled from the market, according to a report by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.