Idaho Office of Drug PolicyFollow
ODP leads substance use and misuse policy and prevention efforts in the state of Idaho.
ODP now has additional #RxOpioid misuse prevention materials available in Spanish. Both regional prescription take back rack cards and 4x6 handout cards. Check them out and order some for your agency or community: https://prevention.odp.idaho.gov/order-resource-materials-prescription-opioid-misuse-prevention/
Check out our January newsletter! Contents include a prevention grant opportunity announcement, our legislative bill tracker, upcoming training, and more! https://conta.cc/2QYvkkt
Past-year rates of misuse of the #opioids Vicodin and OxyContin have been declining, with the misuse of both drugs seeing a significant 5-year decline for 12th graders. https://loom.ly/vxZ3ePM #MTF2019
Big Tobacco company Altria bought a 35% stake in Juul in December 2018. And according to surveys conducted by the Truth Initiative, 15-17-year-olds are 16x more likely to use Juul compared with those aged 25-34.
Big tobacco companies are replacing their older generation cigarette customers with younger customers they hope to keep for a lifetime. Youth can call or text 1-855-891-9989 to connect with a quit coach now.
ODP fields many questions about cannabidiol (CBD): legality, adding to foods and and pet products, selling and advertising it in Idaho, and more. The #IdahoAG's podcast is an excellent resource to help answer those questions. Check out episode 3 here: https://www.ag.idaho.gov/office-resources/counsel-for-the-state/