Americans who live in public housing are exposed to secondhand smoke from their neighbors, according to researchers who demonstrated how smoke from one apartment unit
Golden age vs. the Age of Aquarius: Baby Boomers are increasingly showing up in addiction treatment programs … Costco is funding a campaign to rewrite the liquor-control laws in the state of Washington … New FDA rules going into effect this week ban “light” and “mild” branding, impose new warning-label requirements … Wink, wink, nudge, nudge: Philip Morris tells customers that Marlboro Gold is the same as Marlboro Lights; FDA not amused …
Success at inhibiting the flow of drugs from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico to El Paso, Texas, and other U.S. border towns may be fueling turf wars
Hollywood’s current poster child for untreated addiction, actress Lindsay Lohan, has been ordered by a Los Angeles judge to wear an alcohol-monitoring bracelet, attend alcohol education classes, and submit to random weekly drug tests.
In general, alcohol and other drug use is lower among Asians than most other ethnic groups in the U.S. But there are some strong differences
The Obama administration’s 2011 budget calls for flat funding of the $1.79-billion Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) block grant, but advocates are appealing to Congress to boost funding for the formula grant to states by $210 million.
’Hey, Friend — have you tried the new vodka in the skull bottle?’: New report says the alcohol industry is engaged in ’stealth’ marketing to youth on social-networking sites online … Oh, about that vodka: Yes, there really is a brand of vodka being sold in a bottle shaped like a crystal skull. It just got banned in Ontario …
The latest research from NIAAA has implications for alcoholism treatment: scientists said that our genes play a big role not only in how we respond to drinking but how well alcoholics react to treatment medications like naltrexone … In France, officials for the first time are confronting a problem long familiar to preventionists in the U.S. and U.K. — youth binge drinking …
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected a request by Philip Morris USA to remove four members of the agency’s tobacco advisory panel,
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