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December

The New York Times is to be applauded for its investigative reporting on the lack of access to quality treatment for opiate addiction. However, the article omits important information in evaluating the impact of buprenorphine.

Today, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) released their annual Monitoring the Future report, which measures substance use and attitudes among the nation’s 8th-, 10th- and 12th-graders. The 2013 report showed continued progress in the decline of some forms of substance use among teens, namely with alcohol, cigarettes and prescription opioids.

By Jeffrey B. Lane

Hello and welcome to The Buzz, CASAColumbia’s new blog!

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Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are not the magic cure-all that they’ve been made out to be, and today CASAColumbia announced it is against the unregulated production, promotion and selling of e-cigarettes.

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