Grants available through the Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Program help states and local governments make communities safer.
Four out of every 10 alcohol-related automobile fatalities in the U.S. involved drivers who were previously arrested for drunken driving or had a blood-alcohol reading well over the legal limit.
A new law in Canada requires graphic health warnings, such as grotesque depictions of cancerous tumors, on tobacco products.
The United Nations is undertaking an effort to crack down on illegal drug trafficking and the flow of drug-related information over the Internet
The U.S. Surgeon General has issued guidelines aimed at showing doctors how to help smokers quit.
A New York jury ruled that tobacco makers were not responsible for the illnesses suffered by an ex-smoker.
The U.S. government is requiring new health warnings on cigar packages.
As methamphetamine use moves eastward across the United States, law-enforcement agencies are concerned that the epidemic could overwhelm their resources.
By 2003, New York will become the first state in the nation to offer all nonviolent offenders with substance abuse problems an opportunity to seek treatment in lieu of prison time.
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