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USPSTF recommends PCPs provide interventions to children, teenagers to prevent tobacco use

June 25, 2019
In the Journals

Underage sales violations higher in tobacco, vape shops

June 24, 2019
Nearly half of tobacco and vape shops failed to check identification when underage decoys attempted to purchase vape products, according to a California-based study. To…
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E-cigarette explosion severely injures teen

June 21, 2019
An image recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine captured the injuries sustained by a teenage boy after an e-cigarette exploded in his face. …
FDA News

FDA receives ‘substantial’ response to information request on CBD

June 3, 2019
About 100 people provided an FDA panel with study data, real-life anecdotes or proposed ideas, as it establishes regulatory framework for cannabidiol, or CBD, at a…
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Substance Abuse Screening and Brief Intervention for Adolescents in Primary Care

Pediatric Annals, October 2014, Volume 43 Issue 10
Adolescent substance use is common and is associated with serious mental, physical, and social risks, warranting…
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Opioid Use Disorder: Moving Beyond the Status Quo to Save Lives

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Indivior, Inc.

Prescription opioid abuse has become a major epidemic in the United States. Statistics released by the US Centers for…
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Meeting News Coverage

VIDEO: Leone: FDA regulating e-cigarettes reduces ‘potential for harm;’ ACP applauds decision

May 7, 2016
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