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  • Doane's drug policy holds students accountable

    (Doaneline, Nov. 12) Doane College in Crete, Nebraska has a drug policy in its student handbook that states, anyone caught with drugs in their possession will lose their financial aid for one year. Anyone caught selling drugs will lose two years. A second offense for possession lengthens the ineligibility. The financial aid office backs up this policy, noting that a number of students had lost their financial aid because they were caught. READ MORE.
  • Hazards of secondhand marijuana smoke

    (CBS News, Nov. 17) Secondhand smoke from marijuana can affect your health as much as secondhand cigarette smoke.
  • Synthetic marijuana highly dangerous

    (The Advertiser, Nov. 15) Synthetic marijuana can be extremely poisonous, and has sent many to the ER for bad reactions.

Videos

  • Red Ribbon Patch Program

    Watch this video to learn more about the Red Ribbon Patch Program.
  • VIDEO: The Promise of Drugs

    When it comes to drugs and drug abuse, there's the promise and there's the reality. If you've ever felt the pressure to use drugs, you've probably heard the promise. Some promises are specific to a drug: "Meth can help you lose weight" or "Steroids will make you a better athlete." Other promises are vague: "Getting high will help you relax." Watch this animated video to learn more about the promise and reality of drug use and abuse.
  • VIDEO: Taking Prescription Drugs to Get High—A Bad Idea

    97% of teens don't use prescription drugs to get high. Watch this video to learn why taking prescription drugs to get high can have serious health effects including addiction and overdose.

Publications

  • Shatter the Myths (NIDA)

    Answers the most frequently asked questions by teens about drugs and drug abuse.
  • Research Report on Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs (NIDA)

    Hallucinogenic drugs are associated with psychotic-like episodes that can occur long after a person has taken the drug, and dissociative drugs can cause respiratory depression, heart rate abnormalities, and a withdrawal syndrome. The good news is that use of hallucinogenic and dissociative drugs among US high school students, in general, has remained relatively low in recent years. However, the introduction of new hallucinogenic/dissociative drugs, such as salvia, is of particular concern. In fact, salvia is currently the most widely used drug in this class.
  • K2/ Spice Drug Card

    Spice, or K2, also known as synthetic marijuana, is popular among youth.