It is tough to keep up with the latest drug terms. This DEA Intelligence Report sheds some light on the Drug Slang Code Words currently in use. It’s a long read, and will open a new site in a new window.
Alcohol use in our society is on the rise. Since 2003, the number of Americans unable to control their alcohol intake almost doubled, with the steepest rise seen in females and those over 65.
For more in an article from Dr. Martina Darulova-Pothuru, click here.
What is vaping?
E-cigarettes heat nicotine mixed with other chemicals and create vapor that is inhaled. This is a different process from combustion (burning) used in traditional cigarettes. There have been many chemicals identified in e-cigarettes, many of them harmful. Electronic cigarettes were initially introduced as a smoking cessation tool. Very quickly they became popular by users that never smoked traditional cigarettes. E-cigarettes are controlled by the FDA and can only be sold to adults over age of 18.