The South Carolina Senate has approved sweeping reforms of the state’s sentencing policies, including reductions in prison time for first-time drug convictions and non-violent offenders,
A new report from the British Columbia Center for Excellence in HIV/AIDS suggests that law-enforcement crackdowns on drug gangs could backfire by creating instability that
Past research has shown a reduction in heart attacks after communities ban indoor smoking, and a new study finds that limiting exposure to indoor tobacco
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The 3rd District Court of Appeal has upheld a $24.8-million judgment against a trio of tobacco companies in a products-liability case, Law.com reported March 19.
A new $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes is likely to become law in Utah after Gov. Gary Herbert indicated that he would not veto a measure
The U.S. Postal Service will no longer deliver cigarettes to consumers under a bill approved unanimously by the U.S. Senate last week, the Buffalo News
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske told an international conference that driving under the influence of prescription and illicit drugs
A new study associates moderate drinking with less weight gain among middle-aged women, the Los Angeles Times reported March 9. Researchers from Brigham and Women’s
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