November 30, 2017

On Sunday, November 26, 2017, major tobacco companies began running court-ordered “corrective statements” to finally tell Americans the truth about how deadly cigarettes are and how hard the industry worked to hide the truth so it could make more money.
 
In 2006, a fe...

November 28, 2017

Imagine if someone you loved told you they had diabetes, a serious physical health condition. It is manageable through certain medical care and will not threaten their life if they stay on the right treatment plan. How would you react? Would you be concerned, offer you...

November 27, 2017

Do you ever wonder how drugs are scheduled and penalties are established?  

Drug Schedules

Drugs, substances, and certain chemicals used to make drugs are classified into five (5) distinct categories or schedules depending upon the drug’s acceptable medical use and...

November 22, 2017

Make It to the Table: This Thanksgiving Eve, Don't Drink and Drive

Social Media Blitz

Wednesday, November 22

To make our roads safer around Thanksgiving, NHTSA is organizing a 1-day highway safety community social media blitz. Please join by sharing their posts on Twitter...

November 16, 2017

The federal government in late October declared the opioid crisis a national public health emergency. The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis headed by Gov. Chris Christie issued its final report.

Where does this leave us?

Consider th...

November 15, 2017

WASHINGTON – Americans nationwide did their part to reduce the opioid crisis by bringing the DEA and its more than 4,200 local and tribal law enforcement partners a record-setting 912,305 pounds—456 tons—of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescripti...

November 14, 2017

The state’s roadway fatalities eclipsed 300 in late October and now include 306 deaths through Wednesday, said the Minnesota Department of Public Safety in a news release — putting the state on a path to match its recent average.

The four main factors in roadway deaths,...

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