A new study from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids shows a sharp increase in teen use of synthetic human growth hormone.
The Partnership at Drugfree.org
According to a new report by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, only about 10% of those afflicted with addiction are receiving the help they need.
New York Senator Charles Schumer has proposed steps the federal government should take to tackle the increasing problem of infants born to mothers who abused prescription drugs during pregnancy.
White House drug czar Gil Kerlikowske says that illicit drug use in the United States, particularly cocaine and methamphetamine abuse, is on the decline.
Scientists in the pharmaceutical industry are experimenting with ways to alter the form of the drugs themselves, in order to make them more resistant to abuse.