Alarming numbers of adolescents and others are ending up in emergency rooms and mental hospitals after using “fake cocaine” — a powder legally sold as bath salts, The
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its first warning letters to retailers for selling tobacco to minors, Reuters reported Jan. 7. The FDA was
An experimental vaccine tested on mice appears to nullify the effects of cocaine addiction by keeping it from affecting the central nervous system, CNN Health
New Jersey’s nonviolent offenders with addiction disorders could be eligible for early release from prison — with continued substance abuse treatment — under proposed legislation sponsored by
To prevent overdoses, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued strict new limits on a common ingredient in prescription painkillers, The New York Times
Phusion Projects, LLC, maker of alcoholic energy drink Four Loko — known to college students as ’blackout in a can’ — has suddenly gotten ’serious’ about alcohol abuse and underage drinking on college campuses.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) seeks public feedback by Oct. 22 on its plan to focus on eight strategic initiatives.
Impaired driving by people using legal prescription drugs is hard to detect and prosecute, experts say … Most doctors say they don’t report colleagues they know are impaired by alcohol or other drugs … A U.S. ban on sales of clove cigarettes could be undone by international trade agreements …
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