Drug Use

Fentanyl deaths have increased in the United States by 182% from 2019 to 2021 among 10–19-year-olds. With these numbers in mind other states are passing laws, such as, requiring school safety plans including opioid training. Read more.

Should Arizona pass a law that requires schools a safety plan including opioid training?

Lawsuits are being filed from Arizona School Districts and an Arizona teen against the company Juul. The claims are that Juul’s advertisements are directed at youth and are contributing to teen nicotine addiction. Read more here!

Do you feel Juul advertisements contribute to teen nicotine addiction?

After a national outbreak in vaping-related illnesses and deaths, Goodyear has become the first city in Arizona to raise the legal vaping age to 21 years old. As of September 23rd 2019, there is a prohibition on sales of tobacco smoking and vaping materials to anyone under 21 years, as well as a ban on smoking and vaping at public parks/trails and at school/school events. Read more here!

Do you think Arizona should make this a statewide law?

In July 2017, New Jersey raised the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21. Arizona's current law states that you must be 18 to purchase tobacco products.

Do you think Arizona should raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21?

In May, 2016, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) announced a regulation that would prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18 and require a photo I.D. to purchase them. This regulation went into effect on August 08, 2016.

Do you agree with the FDA to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors?