Significant decreases in both the total number of smokers and the incidence of smoking-related deaths in New York City have occurred during the period since an aggressive anti-smoking campaign has been in effect.
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The Michigan Liquor Control Commission (LCC) has banned the sale of alcoholic energy drinks, becoming the second state in the nation to do so.
Good deeds and good work weren’t enough to keep the Historic Triangle Substance Abuse Coalition’s (HTSAC) doors open. The Virginia-based coalition ran out of grant funds last week and had to shut down.
Citing numerous cases of alcohol poisoning in states across the country, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has formally asked the stateâ€™s 17,000 licensed beer distributors to stop selling high-alcohol energy drinks that are popular among college students.
Smokers ages 18 to 30 could be convinced to give up cigarettes if branding information on cigarette packaging got smaller and graphic health warnings got larger, according to a new study from researchers in New Zealand.
The much-watched California ballot initiative that would have legalized recreational use of marijuana and allowed local governments to regulate sales of the drug went down to defeat on Election Day, punctuating a day that also saw rejection of marijuana-related ballot items in a handful of other states.
Turns out that researchers looking to help tobacco farmers have found a new use for tobacco and nicotine — as a pesticide.
A group of British scientific experts has concluded that when combining its effects on the individual and on society, alcohol far outpaces other substances as the most harmful drug.
The state of New York plans to give some state prisoners the opiate-treatment drug Suboxone to help them stay off heroin upon release.