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The economic downturn, efforts to redirect law-enforcement and court and prison resources, and a need to grapple with the drug-related violence perpetrated by Mexico’s drug

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Children in poor families are more likely to live with multiple adult smokers and therefore are at greater risk of exposure to indoor tobacco smoke,

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The largest-ever federal cigarette tax increase, which adds 61.6 cents to the price of a pack this week, has left smokers feeling “picked on” by

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President Obama’s new plan to win the war in Afghanistan will include sending scores of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents to coordinate attacks on the

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New research suggests that the sleep-disorder drug Modafinil may carry a higher risk of abuse or addiction than scientists previously believed, USA Today reported March

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New research out of the University of Kentucky suggests that older social drinkers become intoxicated faster than younger social drinkers and that older drinkers may

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The North Dakota House of Representatives voted 59-33 to reject a proposed public smoking ban, the Bismarck Tribune reported Jan. 20. The ban would have

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Officials in Colombia expect President Barack Obama to continue to send billions of dollars south to battle cocaine trafficking, contending that the alternative is more

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A county sheriff in South Carolina has decided not to pursue marijuana-related charges against Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, who was photographed smoking from a bong

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded a total of $296,800 to nine nonprofit groups in Appalachia for alcohol and other drug prevention projects. Grantees

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