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San Francisco Bill Would Require Drug Makers to Fund Take-Back Program

Officials in San Francisco have introduced a bill that would require drug manufacturers to fund and manage a take-back program for prescription drugs. The move follows a decision earlier this month by a federal appeals court that forces drug makers to pay to dispose of unused and unexpired medications in Alameda County, California. The post San Francisco Bill Would Require Drug Makers to Fund Take-Back Program appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Participation in High-Contact Sports Increases Teens’ Risk of Substance Use: Study

Teens who play high-contact sports such as football, hockey, lacrosse or wrestling are more likely than those who play noncontact sports to drink alcohol or smoke cigarettes or marijuana, a new study suggests. The post Participation in High-Contact Sports Increases Teens’ Risk of Substance Use: Study appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

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