California researchers who studied teen brains say that marijuana use may provide some protection against damage caused by binge drinking, HealthDay News reported Aug. 21.
Six million people worldwide will die from smoking-related illnesses next year, according to the annual Tobacco Atlas report from the American Cancer Society. “Tobacco accounts
A new study shows a 76-percent increase in calls to poison-control centers regarding teen misuse of prescription drugs intended for treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Possession and use of small amounts of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD and amphetamines are no longer criminal offenses in Mexico, the Associated Press reported Aug.
E-cigarettes are not marketed as a stop-smoking device and should be cleared for sale in the U.S., according to lawyers for device manufacturers who asked
The state of Ohio has been permanently banned from raiding the state’s $250-million tobacco-settlement fund to use the money for other budgetary priorities, the Columbus
A campaign to roll back Massachusetts’ new alcohol sales tax has a direct bearing on funding for addiction programs, which stand to receive up to
Both houses of Congress seem to be of like mind regarding the future of the Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities (SDFSC) program: eliminate
State law in California requires that nonviolent drug offenders be given the opportunity to attend treatment rather than go to prison, but the fallout from
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