Friday, June 1, 2018

Top Drug & Alcohol News of the Week
Car crash
Number of Drivers Who Die While Under the Influence of Drugs Rises
A new study finds the number of drivers fatally injured in automobile accidents who tested positive for one or more substances is rising, according to U.S. News & World Report. Read More
College students recovery program
More Colleges Create Addiction Recovery Programs for Students
An increasing number of colleges are creating addiction recovery programs for students, NBC News reports. Read More
Drinking and driving keys
Strengthening State Alcohol Policies Can Reduce DUI Deaths: Study
Strengthening state alcohol policies by 10 percent can reduce the odds of alcohol-related motor-vehicle deaths by the same amount, according to a new study. Read More
Google Match

Police in Ohio Hope to Help People Using Meth by Offering to Test Drugs for Zika
A police department in Ohio is hoping to find and help people who use meth by offering to test their drugs for the Zika virus, CNN reports. Zika cannot be transmitted through drugs, the article notes. Read More
Mussels in Washington State Test Positive for Oxycodone
Mussels in Puget Sound along the northwest coast of Washington have tested positive for the prescription opioid oxycodone, according to the state’s Department of Fish and Wildlife. Read More
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