The addictions field has lost a pioneer: G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D., renowned researcher and harm-reduction advocate, died on March 14 at age 69.
A panel advising the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has concluded that menthol cigarettes are not worse for smokers’ health than regular cigarettes — but
A new analysis of four years of government data shows that most underage youth get alcohol from home, and about a third were given it
The state of Illinois will cease to fund alcohol and drug treatment and prevention programs as of March 15, the News-Gazette reported Feb. 19. The
New research indicates smoking-cessation drugs may work by changing the way our brains react to seeing others smoke, HealthDay News reported Jan. 3. In separate
New government data shows that Maine consistently outstripped other states over the past decade when measured by the number of residents seeking treatment for prescription
A spokesman for Rick Scott, the Florida governor who took office this month, said the governor was closing down the state’s Office of Drug Control,
The Michigan Liquor Control Commission (LCC) has banned the sale of alcoholic energy drinks, becoming the second state in the nation to do so.
About 15 percent of people seeking recovery from alcoholism turn to clergy members for support, a University of Michigan study finds. HealthDay News reported July
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