News Release

Washington, D.C. – On August 29, 2019, United States Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams released the first Surgeon General’s Advisory on marijuana since former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop’s in 1982, 37 years ago. In recognition of this Advisory, Surgeon General Adams hosted a national press conference to address the Advisory and implore health leaders and prevention advocates to convey that “no amount of marijuana use during pregnancy or adolescence is safe.”

Los Angeles, California – On Thursday, May 2nd at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, more than 1,200 youth and 300 community stakeholders from across Los Angeles County came together in an effort to galvanize the community to integrate prevention efforts and support ongoing efforts to help address the opioid epidemic.

Washington, D.C. – CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) leaders will travel to Vienna, Austria to attend the 62nd session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) held at the Vienna International Centre March 14-22. General Arthur T. Dean, Chairman & CEO, CADCA, Eric Siervo, Vice President, International Programs, and CADCA Consultant Irina Broughton are scheduled to present at this year’s CND session.

Washington, D.C. – In 2017, e-cigarettes became the most commonly used tobacco products among high school students.

“A lot of people still think e-cigarettes are not harmful,” said U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams at CADCA’s 2019 National Leadership Forum. “But studies show that nicotine is, pound for pound, as addictive as heroin.” 

                                                      

 

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January 30, 2019                                                                                                                   Bailey Martin
                                                                                                                                                          bmartin@cadca.org

 

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November 8, 2018                                                                                                                           

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Shweta Adyanthaya
sadyanthaya@cadca.org

 

October 15, 2018

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Bailey Martin
bmartin@cadca.org

 

October 9, 2018  

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Bailey Martin
bmartin@cadca.org

 

September 20, 2018  

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Shweta Adyanthaya                                                                                                                  
sadyanthaya@cadca.org

Washington, D.C. – Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Spotlight on Opioids calls for a cultural shift in the way Americans talk about the opioid crisis and recommends actions that can prevent and treat opioid misuse and promote recovery.

 

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