Friday, April 27, 2018

Top Drug & Alcohol News of the Week
FDA Announces Major Crackdown on Vaping Sales to Teenagers
The Food and Drug Administration announced a major crackdown on the vaping industry, particularly on the trendy Juul devices, aimed at curbing sales to young people, The New York Times reports. Read More
Teens Who Vape, Use E-Cigarettes More Likely to Try Marijuana
Teens who use e-cigarettes may be more likely to try marijuana in the future, especially if they start vaping at a younger age, according to new study of more than 10,000 teens, HealthDay reports. Read More
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Prescriptions for Opioids Fell Significantly Last Year, Study Suggests
A new reports suggest that fewer prescriptions were written for opioids last year, according to STAT news. Read More
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Engineered Painkiller Functions Like an Opioid, Not Addictive in Animal Study
A new engineered painkiller is currently being researched that acts on pain like a prescription opioid, but has been shown to not be addictive in an animal study, the Los Angeles Times reports. Read More
Too Many Young Kids Still Exposed to Dangerous Liquid Nicotine
New research reveals that following an enormous jump in children’s exposure to dangerous liquid nicotine from electronic cigarettes, the rate dropped in just one year, HealthDay reports. Read More
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