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Join Together News Roundup for May 20, 2010


The latest research from NIAAA has implications for alcoholism treatment: scientists said that our genes play a big role not only in how we respond to drinking but how well alcoholics react to treatment medications like naltrexone … In France, officials for the first time are confronting a problem long familiar to preventionists in the U.S. and U.K. — youth binge drinking … Those who drink heavily and get behind the wheel will now have to install ignition interlock devices on their cars under a law signed this week in Minnesota … Meanwhile, Tennessee’s governor has vetoed a bill that would have allowed guns in bars, but state lawmakers are promising an override.

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