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Adderall Abuse Increases Among High School Students

~The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds 2013 Monitoring the Future Study~ New York, NY, December 18, 2013 – The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), an annual survey tracking teen drug abuse among eighth-, 10th- and 12th- graders, shows …

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 …

Parents Key in Curbing Teen DXM Abuse

We recently sent a letter to the editor of The Clarion Ledger newspaper in Mississippi, in response an editorial about hundreds of cough medicine bottles that were found in a landfill following a home football game at “Old Miss.” The …

New Legislation to Prevent Cough Medicine Abuse Introduced in Senate

U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) this week 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 …

DXM

What is DXM? Dextromethorphan is a cough-suppressing ingredient found in a variety of over-the-counter cold and cough medications. Like PCP and Ketamine, dextromethorphan is a dissociative anesthetic, meaning DXM effects can include hallucinations. What does it look like? Cough syrup …

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