The Louisiana House of Representatives shot down legislation that would have banned smoking in bars and gambling facilities, the Associated Press reported June 2. Legislators
Alcohol and other drug addiction is the cause of serious human, social and financial consequences for individuals, families and all communities in Massachusetts. Every aspect
Individuals who drink more than twice a week are more likely to engage in heavy or binge drinking, according to researchers from the University of
The U.S. cancer death rate fell two percent in 2006, continuing a long-term trend, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. The
The Michigan House of Representatives voted in favor of legislation that would ban smoking in bars and restaurants but allow smoking in casinos, cigar bars,
State smoking-prevention programs are being slashed or even shut down as states grapple with massive budget deficits, the Associated Press reported May 27. In Vermont,
The vast majority of the estimated $467.7 billion in substance-abuse related spending by governments on substance-abuse problems went to deal with the consequences of alcohol,
Alabama Gov. Bob Riley has approved legislation allowing beer with higher alcohol content to be sold in restaurants, bars and some retail stores, the Associated
Sponsors of a proposed statewide indoor-smoking ban in Texas are throwing in the legislative towel after a battle with the tobacco industry derailed the measure.
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