State law in California requires that nonviolent drug offenders be given the opportunity to attend treatment rather than go to prison, but the fallout from the state's recent budget crisis could mean that many won't be able to access services.
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Mexico’s bloody war on the nation’s drug cartels may be losing public and political support, the Washington Post reported July 28. Some members of President Felipe Calderon’s own political party are calling for a shift in tactics in the face…
Smokers in New York City may no longer be able to light up on any hospital property or within 15 feet of their entrances and exits under a newly passed City Council bill, the Associated Press reported July 29. The…
Twenty-five programs nationally will receive awards totaling $190 million over five years as part of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention's (CSAP) Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grants program.
A recent amendment to the House appropriations bill for the District of Columbia would prevent the city from funding any needle-exchange programs that are located within 1,000 feet of schools, day-care centers, pools, parks, and other locations where children gather,…
The group Human Rights Watch is accusing the Mexican government of rights violations in its ongoing war against drug cartels and says U.S. antidrug aid should be suspended until the problems are addressed, the Los Angeles Times reported July 14….
The U.S. House of Representatives accepted a budget amendment proposed by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) that would bar funding for National Institutes on Health (NIH) approved studies on HIV/AIDS and alcohol and other drug use among sex workers.
Federal money could be used to pay for needle-exchange programs under budget legislation approved this week by the U.S. House of Representatives.
Looking to convince policymakers that they should fund your prevention program? The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has just released a new publication that can help you build a case for support.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute of Nursing Research will make awards under the R01 and R21 research grant protocols to fund studies that identify the role that drug abuse plays in fueling the HIV/AIDS epidemic in vulnerable groups, including racial/ethnic minorities, men who have sex with men, and youth.