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    Take Back Day is Postponed

    The DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day originally scheduled for April 25, 2020 has been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

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    Evolutions in Cannabis Consumption

    "The way students access cannabis and the ease of access is changing," September Johnson writes for this month's  Views from the Field. "Knowing how students may be buying and accessing cannabis is important to keep in mind while developing prevention initiatives."

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    "Prevention is Not Random"

    Listen to Rich Lucey, Senior Prevention Program Manager at DEA, discuss the newly launched Prevention Guide as a guest on the "Mid-America Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network" podcast. 

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    New Podcast: Creating the Prevention Guide

    On this episode, Dr. Kim Dash from the Education Development Center discusses her team's involvement with the newly released prevention guide, the Strategic Prevention Framework, plus much more.

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    NEW: The Peer Education Portal

    Students! Interested in featuring your prevention work here? Check out this new feature in the Student Center to learn how!


The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is pleased to provide institutions of higher education and their surrounding communities with these resources to prevent drug misuse among college students. We are committed to promoting the importance of prevention and its role in helping ensure the health and safety of our nation’s colleges and universities.



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