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  • How Do Inhalants Affect Your Body? (posted 6/10/2021)

    Did you know that inhalants can prevent the brain from getting its much-needed oxygen?
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  • DEA Federal Register Notice - April 27, 2021 (posted 5/5/2021)

    The Drug Enforcement Administration places four specified fentanyl-related substances permanently in schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. These four specific substances fall within the definition of fentanyl-related substances set forth in the February 6, 2018, temporary scheduling order. Through the Temporary Reauthorization and Study of the Emergency Scheduling of Fentanyl Analogues Act, which became law on February 6, 2020, Congress extended the temporary control of fentanyl-related substances until May 6, 2021. The regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal sanctions applicable to schedule I controlled substances on persons who handle (manufacture, distribute, reverse distribute, import, export, engage in research, conduct instructional activities or chemical analysis, or possess), or propose to handle any of these four specified fentanyl-related substances will continue to be applicable permanently as a result of this action.
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  • VAPING! THE REAL HEALTH ISSUES (posted 11/22/2019)

    Recent media reporting of health issues associated with vaping began to raise my suspicions regarding the real issue. Vaping or e-cigarettes came on the market in 2003. There were no alarming health issues reported since 2003 until now. Why now?
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  • DEA Scout Patch Program (posted 7/17/2019)

    I would like to bring the DEA Scout Patch Program to the attention of those who have kids in any Scout Troop. This program is open to all schools with scout troops nationwide who may be interested in working with DEA to earn a DEA Red Ribbon Patch. Please click on the link below for more details
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  • Anti-Drug Campaign Launches Targeting Youth: Facing Addiction (posted 10/5/2018)

    ELKS Drug Awareness Program and the DEA partnered up with SMOSH again, for another powerful & emotionally driven campaign to bring awareness to the effects of drugs and what they will take away through the organization's digital and social anti-drug campaign.
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  • Anti-Drug Campaign Launches Targeting Youth: What Wouldn’t You Give up for Drugs? (posted 10/4/2017)

    The ELKS Drug Awareness Program and the DEA have partnered with SMOSH, a widely popular digital comedy youth-targeted site for a powerful & emotionally driven campaign to bring awareness to the long-term effects of drugs through the organization’s very first digital and social anti-drug campaign.
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  • Drug Awareness Videos (posted 7/20/2016)

    Check out our new DAP Media Gallery, featuring videos from Ray Lozano.
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