Cigarette smoke can cause the body’s immune system to attack lung tissue, causing damage that can lead to respiratory diseases, according to research from the
New research suggests that offering cash incentives as part of a program to help cigarette smokers quit significantly increases cessation rates, HealthDay News reported Feb.12.
Phillip Morris International, Inc. and smokeless-tobacco maker Swedish Match are teaming up to sell the ’snus’ form of tobacco snuff worldwide, Bloomberg reported Feb. 3.
Every dollar invested in substance-abuse prevention yields $10 in savings, according to researchers from Iowa State University who recently presented their findings to the United
The $819-billion economic stimulus plan recently approved by the House of Representatives included tax cuts, aid to states and a myriad of other spending from
The specter of producing a generation of brain-damaged “crack babies” was a major topic of discussion at the height of the War on Drugs in
A new study by media watchdog group Common Sense Media (CSM) concludes that sex, (legal) drugs or alcohol are featured in nearly half of the
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is reversing a longtime ban and will allow hard-liquor firms to place courtside ads during games, part of a trend
A community improvement coalition in Madison, Wis., is proposing that surveillance cameras be installed in bars in the city as part of a strategy to
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