• In The News

    Heroin in soups and lollipops: How drug cartels evade border security

    The case highlights the increasingly sophisticated tactics drug-trafficking organizations use to largely bypass traditional border-security screening systems and walls. Even as the United States spends billions of dollars along the Mexico border — the main route for drug trafficking — as part of President Donald Trump’s crackdown on national security, the traffickers have found ways to avoid the cameras, drones, drug dogs and agents along the border, officials said.

    Read More
  • Current Research

    Study reveals negative long-term effects of heavy cannabis use on brain function and behavior

    New study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging looks at the effects of heavy cannabis use on brain function and behavior

    Read More
  • Recent Video

    Dear Future Me

    Join the NPW Dear Future Me Prevention Challenge and share a letter to your future self on social media about how you can take action today for a healthier tomorrow.

    Read More