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Survey Finds That Parents Who Support Marijuana Legalization Expect Strict Regulation of Its Availability to Kids

 ~ A Majority of Parents Say Legal Age for Marijuana Use Should be 21, Smoking Pot in Public Places Should be Prohibited ~ A nationally representative survey released by The Partnership at Drugfree.org confirms that parents who support legalization of marijuana …

Today Show Interviews Steve Pasierb

This morning, our President and CEO Steve Pasierb was featured on The Today Show to discuss teens inhaling alcohol to get high. The segment can be viewed on the show’s website or by clicking the image below. Thanks to Steve …

A Win for Families: Urban Outfitters Halts Prescription Drug Paraphernalia Product Sales

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO, The Partnership at Drugfree.org New York, NY, June 17, 2013—Last Friday, Urban Outfitters issued a statement to CNN that it was halting the sale of prescription drug paraphernalia products. The statement read, “In …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Hosts Facebook Chat with New York Times Best-Selling Author of Clean and Beautiful Boy, David Sheff

~Sheff to Chat Live about Drug Addiction as a Disease, Treatment and Recovery~ New York, NY, May 30, 2013 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the national nonprofit leading The Medicine Abuse Project, a multi-year initiative aimed at preventing half a …

Myths Debunked: Underage Drinking of Alcohol at Home Leads to Real Consequences for Both Parents and Teens

~New Interactive Web Resource from The Treatment Research Institute and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Helps Educate Parents on State-By-State Penalties for Providing Alcohol to Teens~ New York, May 22, 2013 – While many parents may think that allowing their teens and their teens’ …

In The News: The 2012 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study

This year’s Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS) results, which confirmed that one in four teens has misused or abused a prescription (Rx) drug at least once in their lifetime, received extensive media attention, with numerous national and local media outlets …

New Legislation to Prevent Cough Medicine Abuse Re-Introduced in Senate

U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) this week re-introduced new bipartisan legislation to prevent the abuse of cough syrup to get high, a particularly worrisome trend among American teens. Dextromethorphan (DXM) is the active ingredient in many over-the-counter cough and cold …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Collaborates With Former NBA Basketball Player, Father and ESPN Sports Analyst, Chris Mullin

~Mullin to Host Live FACEBOOK Chat on Substance Abuse and Recovery as part of The Medicine Abuse Project ~ New York, NY, March, 7, 2013 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit helping parents solve the problem of teen drug …

Armstrong Broke World Records in Cycling, Then Shattered Them with Performance Enhancing Drugs

Lance Armstrong has finally acknowledged what so many suspected for so long. After countless adamant denials, he admitted to doping and to using performance-enhancing substances (PES) during the span of his cycling career in an interview with Oprah Winfrey this …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds to Surge in Childhood Marijuana Use in 2012 Monitoring the Future Study

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO New York, NY, December 19, 2012 – The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future Study (MTF) – an annual survey on teen drug abuse tracking 8th, 10th and 12th graders – shows a …