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Nine of the 10 leading causes of death in Alaska — all but Alzheimer’s disease — include alcohol, tobacco or other drug addiction as an

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Some health officials told a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel that adding menthol to cigarettes could make smoking easier and more addictive, an

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Ayahuasca, a jungle vine from Peru, is being studied as a source for a variety of medications, including possibly addiction treatment, the Voice of America

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A new $331-million antidrug strategy unveiled this week by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would build on the Bush administration’s so-called Merida Initiative and improve

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*Editor’s Note, March 31, 2010: Registration for these trainings has been closed due to high demand. If you would like to be added to a

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A new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) says that inhalants trail only alcohol among the substances used by 12-year-olds

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Teens exposed to secondhand smoke have measurably thicker arteries than adolescents who are not exposed, suggesting that for children “even a little exposure to tobacco

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Researchers who accept money from the tobacco industry will no longer be able to get their work published in PLoS Medicine, a journal produced by

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A state Senate leader and the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) are pressing state lawmakers to decriminalize marijuana possession in Rhode Island, the Wall

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An animal study conducted at Australia’s Queensland Institute of Medical Research found that alcohol exposure during pregnancy can cause permanent genetic changes in fetuses, the

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