The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cannot block the importation of electronic cigarettes into the U.S. because they are not tobacco products — and thus not under the FDA’s jurisdiction — a federal judge has ruled. The Washington Post…
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Augusta, ME — The Maine Substance Abuse Services Commission released the first ever Substance Abuse Services Report Card modeled after a 2006 report, Blueprint for the States: Policies to Improve the Ways States Organize and Deliver Alcohol and Drug Prevention…
The American Lung Association's annual tobacco-prevention report card cited “major strides” by the federal government in 2009 but condemned the many states that cut funding for tobacco-control programs last year.
Overruling a lower-court decision, Ohio's 10th District Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the state has the right to seize $258 million in funding designated for antismoking programs and use it for other purposes.
The International Harm Reduction Association (IHRA) will make multiple categories of awards to groups and individuals engaged in harm-reduction activities related to drug use.
New researchers interested in conducting basic or clinical research on alcohol and other drugs may apply for grants through the Support Opportunity for Addiction Research (SOAR) awards.
A pair of drug-policy reform groups apparently were among the top finishers in an online grantmaking competition sponsored by JP Morgan Chase & Co., but were nonetheless denied funding by the sponsor.
Three workshops for groups interesting in applying for the next round of Drug Free Communities (DFC) Grants have been scheduled to take place within the next month, according to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is offering Research Project Grants (R01) to support efforts to reduce stigma and fight discrimination against individuals with mental illnesses.
Grants of up to $625,000 will be awarded by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) for programs that enhance drug-court services, coordination, and addiction treatment and recovery-support services.