The legal age to purchase tobacco would gradually rise from 18 to 21 in Oklahoma under a bill proposed by state legislators.
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A new study finds that young adults who quit smoking have substantially fewer respiratory symptoms, especially coughing, after just two weeks.
The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced a new program to educate teens and young adults about the dangers of performance-enhancing drugs.
Almost half of all admissions for substance abuse treatment that involve college students are primarily related to alcohol, according to a new government report.
A program that uses parents and peers to help prevent college freshmen from becoming or staying heavy drinkers has shown promise in a new study by researchers at Penn State.
Acknowledging that ongoing brain development during adolescence is linked to self-regulation is an important perspective for youth-serving professionals and parents as they address teenage substance use/dependence – including prescription drug diversion, shares Ken C. Winters, PhD of the Treatment Research Institute.
Hosts of off-campus college parties drink more and engage in more alcohol-related problem behaviors than their guests, a new study suggests. The researchers found that hosts of on-campus parties tend to drink less than their guests.
People who smoke both cigarettes and cigars are more likely to be young, African American, male, unemployed and have less education compared with cigarette-only smokers, according to a new study.
Young adults who sent and received weekly text messages that tracked their alcohol consumption drank less after 12 weeks, according to a new study.
Young women who start binge drinking in college may be at relatively high risk of sexual assault, a new study suggests.