A government report that notes an increase in international cocaine seizures also states that competing priorities, such as the war on terror, have distracted the U.S. from the battle against cocaine smuggling.
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A study of twins who served in the military concludes that those who smoke have twice the risk of suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America is calling on its members to lobby lawmakers to approve a funding increase for the National Guard Counterdrug Program, a prevention resource for many anti-drug coalitions.
As the U.S. military death toll in the Iraq war hits 2,000, friends and family are honoring the sacrifice of a California National Guard member who recovered from addiction but died in the war overseas.
Use of heroin and other hard drugs, virtually unknown in Iraq under Saddam Hussein's regime, has increased dramatically since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003.
Nearly one in three U.S. soldiers comes home from the war in Iraq with mental-health problems, up to and including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a report from the Army's surgeon general.
Alcohol and drug offenses are the second and third most common charges brought against soldiers of a National Guard unit in Iraq.
An organization which provides counseling, transitional housing and other services to homeless veterans in Kalaeloa, Hawaii, held a barbeque for the homeless on Memorial Day.
A pair of bills have been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to improve addiction-treatment services delivered by the Departments of Defense and Veterans' Affairs.
A group of 16 current and former police officers and military personnel were caught in an FBI sting operation and charged with smuggling cocaine from Mexico into the U.S.