Newsletter - New Trends and Emerging Threats - Victoria County Trends and Emerging Threats - Victoria Countyen-us2022-11-29T02:41:50.4983012-06:00COVID-19: Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders Trends and Emerging Threats - Victoria County&newsletterid=2274/6/2020 12:00:00 AM<div><br></div><div>COVID-19: Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders</div><div><br></div><div>As people across the U.S. and the rest of the world contend with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the research community should be alert to the possibility that it could hit some populations with substance use disorders (SUDs) particularly hard.THC Infused Dental Pick Info Bulletin Trends and Emerging Threats - Victoria County&newsletterid=2161/29/2020 2:38:04 PM<div>(U/OS) The product is marketed under the trade name of Moon Picks&trade;. The product is sold as a wooden &#8220;dental pick&#8221; that has been saturated with a choice of THC, CBD or a non-marijuana based product, called &#8220;XERO&#8221;, to help address the condition of &#8220;dry mouth&#8221;.Fentanyl Completely Integrated into Black Market Trends and Emerging Threats - Victoria County&newsletterid=1988/15/2019 12:00:00 AM<font face="times">&#8220;Fentanyl is just so completely integrated into our black market drug supply now,&#8221; Brennan told Yahoo Finance. &#8220;We see fentanyl being sold on the street by itself combined with some dilutants.Counterfeit "Oxys" Containing Dangerous Fentanyl Trends and Emerging Threats - Victoria County&newsletterid=1378/16/2018 8:18:20 AM<font face="times">Police in Gulfport Mississippi have issued a warning to the public (May 7, 2018) about counterfeit Oxycodone tablets that look like regular &#8220;oxys&#8221; but are actually made of the dangerous synthetic opioid fentanyl. Analysis in a DEA lab revealed the pills contained no oxycodone at all.Short Answers to Hard Questions About the Opiod Crisis Trends and Emerging Threats - Victoria County&newsletterid=1172/5/2018 12:00:00 AM<div style=""><span style="font-family: times;">With the death toll from drugs rising faster than ever, you might feel that you could use a little catching up. For a quick refresher, and more on the practical effects of a formal declaration of an emergency, here are answers to 12 critical questions.</span></div><div style=""><span style="font-family: times;"><br></span></div><div style=""><span style="font-family: times;"><a href="">&lt;&lt;More&gt;&gt;</a></span></div>Synthetic Cannabinoids Today Trends and Emerging Threats - Victoria County&newsletterid=1512/2/2016 12:00:00 AM<p><font face="times">This drug type is often inaccurately portrayed as being similar to marijuana. It is vital to educate the public about this myth and stress the need to clarify the very distinct differences between marijuana and these hazardous illicit synthetic chemicals.</font><br><font face="times"><br>Synthetic cannabinoids are known to the general public by names such as &#8220;synthetic marijuana,&#8221; &#8220;fake pot,&#8221; and &#8220;fake weed.&#8221; This misnomer implies that synthetic cannabinoids are similar to marijuana, but nothing could be further from the truth.