Children exposed in-utero to cocaine often have lower IQs and do poorly in school and with language, but a new research review concludes that these
The Utah House of Representatives has voted 39-35 in favor of a measure that would raise the state tax on cigarettes by $1 per pack,
A growing number of colleges are alerting parents whenever their children under age 21 are involved in alcohol-related incidents at school. The Washington Post reported
Smoking a pipe or cigar can damage your lungs even if you don’t inhale, according to researchers who said that smokers are mistaken to believe
Alaska Senate Majority Leader Johnny Ellis has proposed directing all tax revenues from sales of alcoholic beverages to paying for addiction treatment and prevention programs,
Public-health programs to reduce smoking are among the targets of $119 million in awards made to the states under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Ecstasy is a stimulant like various classes of amphetamines, but the popular club drug is more likely to kill young and otherwise healthy users, Reuters
A growing number of countries in Latin America are rejecting the U.S.-style “War on Drugs” and are decriminalizing personal drug use in order to focus
Smoking cigarettes is a significant risk factor for development of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the University of California at San Francisco.
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