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Citing secondhand-smoke dangers for nonsmoking crew members, the U.S. Navy will impose a smoking ban on its submarine fleet at the end of the year.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon compared the United States to a drug addict as he sought to shore up support for his antidrug efforts at home. “It is as though we have a neighbor next door who is the biggest addict in the world, with the added fact that everyone wants to sell drugs through our house,” said Calderon.
The White House says that teens “understand and embrace” the Above the Influence (ATI) brand — the peer-oriented ads promulgated by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign. But the campaign’s supporters want to focus the ads more tightly to local needs, and is calling on communities to engage teens in the “Influence Project” to “share their insights about the positive and negative influences they see around them and their approach to ’staying above it.’”
Hazelden has unveiled a new online screening tool for consumers called About My Drinking. Visitors to the website who answer 18 questions can get a personalized assessment of their current alcohol and other drug use and — if necessary — a referral to a Hazelden addiction counselor …
A combination of poor growing conditions and government and military interdiction contributed to decreased opium production in Afghanistan this year.
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) doctors are forbidden from recommending medical marijuana for patients even in states that allow medical use of the drug.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture once used the land in Virginia where the Pentagon now stands to grow hemp, a close cousin of the cannabis sativa plant that produces marijuana.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has plagued many U.S. veterans of the Afghan and Iraq wars, but for British troops alcohol abuse seems to be the bigger problem.