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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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,

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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,

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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

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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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The California Supreme Court has ruled in favor of smokers who want to bring lawsuits against the tobacco industry for deceptive advertising, despite a 2004

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