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Watch ’Free The Bowl 2011’ Winning Videos

SAN RAFAEL, CA - Five young people ages 10 to 20 were awarded prizes for their entertaining counter-beer ads at Free The Bowl World Premiere 2011 in San Rafael, California. The national competition drew 63 entries from 10 different states and…

Study Links Private Alcohol Sales to More Deaths

A new study found a strong correlation between an increase in private liquor stores and alcohol-related deaths.

Drug Czar Issues 'Bath Salts' Warning

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) issued a nationwide warning about the dangers of legal synthetic drugs often marketed as bath salts — while various states moved to ban them.

NFL Players: Injury, Pain, and Opioid Misuse

A new study performed by researchers at the Washington University in St. Louis has found that players retired from the National Football League (NFL) are far more likely than the general population to use and misuse opioid painkillers, the L.A….

NFL Players: Injury, Pain, and Opioid Misuse

A new study performed by researchers at the Washington University in St. Louis has found that players retired from the National Football League (NFL) are far more likely than the general population to use and misuse opioid painkillers.

N.D. Lawmakers Block Bill Banning Alcohol at Collegiate Sports Events

A North Dakota legislative proposal to ban alcohol at collegiate sporting events was killed in committee, the Grand Forks Herald reported Jan. 19. House Bill 1212 was introduced by Rep. Chuck Damschen (R-Hampden). It would have prohibited alcohol sales and…

Free Training for Juvenile Drug Courts in Teen Treatment Protocol

The National Drug Court Institute (NDCI) is offering free training to juvenile drug court staff in a brief, evidence-based intervention for adolescents abusing drugs and alcohol.

Ariz. to Tax Medical Marijuana

Arizona will soon be collecting sales taxes on medical marijuana, the Associated Press reported Jan. 27. The state became the 15th in the nation to approve medical marijuana last November, when a measure was passed by voters. The new sales tax…

Ariz. to Tax Medical Marijuana

Arizona will soon be collecting sales taxes on medical marijuana.

Longevity Gender Gap in Europe Largely Due to Smoking

A recent review of mortality data from 30 European countries found smoking to be the prime reason women are outliving men, the Los Angeles Times reported Jan. 18. Researchers led by Gerry McCartney, head of the Public Health Observatory for the…

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