DEA releases 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment

DEA releases 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: DEA Public Affairs (202) 307-7977 Press Release DEA releases 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment WASHINGTON – DEA Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon today announced results of the 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment, which outlines the threats posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking

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Arizona governor pushes for opioid-related CME

Arizona governor pushes for opioid-related CME

Two osteopathic addiction specialists explain how primary care physicians can help combat the opioid epidemic. By KATE SAMANO MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017 Addiction specialists say colleagues in primary care receive little education to prepare them to care for patients with substance use disorders, which are life-long health conditions. Michael Levy,

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Medical Marijuana:

After seeing the Sanjay Gupta CNN “Weed” specials, it is difficult to deny the benefits of medical cannabis to those children and their families suffering from unrelenting seizures, or that a British pharmaceutical company, GW Pharmaceuticals, has developed “Sativex” for spasms associated with multiple sclerosis and is currently in clinical

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Addiction Treatment and Medication Assisted Recovery

Over the past several years, advances in addiction treatment products have been developed to assist patients in their recovery programs from drugs of abuse and dependence. Drug Addiction Presently, three buprenorphine-based products are available for the treatment of opioid dependence. These include Suboxone, Zubsolv, and Bunavail. All of these preparations

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Heroin Use In Nevada

Heroin Use In Nevada: Dr. Levy on KNPR Radio Heroin use in Nevada has been on the rise throughout the state and across the Nation. Law enforcement and treatment experts agree that more and more people start using the drug after they develop an addiction to prescribed opiate pain pills. Heroin

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