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.
Researchers determined that memory could be a primary cause of relapse among recovering illicit drug, alcohol and tobacco addicts.
A lawsuit against six U.S. tobacco companies and one Israeli company claims that cigarettes were made using naturally radioactive tobacco.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure allowing various government agencies to help pay for the government's lawsuit against cigarette makers.
DanceSafe is a web site designed to prevent overdoses by Ecstasy users by teaching them how to test the pills for authenticity.
At least half of the federal drug-control budget should be devoted to treatment and prevention, according to a group of prominent physicians.
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