A group that challenged Anheuser-Busch (AB) shareholders to change the giant brewer's advertising tactics is shifting gears in its battle against ads aimed at underage youth.
Join Together's 4th national survey shows that many coalitions are working to prevent gun violence. The survey provides a snapshot of the community movement against substance abuse and gun violence based on 4,000 responses.
Last year, the two-county area served by the Central Florida Prevention Coalition lost 17 young people to gunshot wounds and another 17 to drug overdoses. When a local coalition leader looked at the deadly parity in those numbers, they made an impression.
Researchers have discovered a function for a natural compound in the brain that is chemically similar to the active ingredient in marijuana.
New versions of the old story appear in newspapers almost every day. Once again, someone has died by gunshot in an incident fueled or influenced by drugs or alcohol.
The new Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on medical marijuana, “Marijuana and Medicine: Assessing the Science Base,” is perhaps the most level-headed government report on the subject of illicit drugs to emerge in the last decade.
Marijuana's active components are potentially effective in treating pain, nausea, the anorexia of AIDS wasting, and other symptoms, and should be tested rigorously in clinical trials, according to this press releaseon a new report from the Institute of Me
White House Drug Policy Office issues a statement on the Institute of Medicine's report on marijuana and medicine.
Researchers have demonstrated that methadone can be used safely at dose levels higher than those often considered standard, and that the higher dosages significantly improve treatment outcomes.
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