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How big a problem is addiction in your community? The latest report won’t provide all the answers, but it will give you a snapshot of treatment admissions — if you live in one of the 27 communities where data was collected.

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Adolescents are being bombarded with alcohol marketing online as firms exploit new-media tools and lax regulation to put their brand images and information in front

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The Australian government is proposing to ban all brand images and use of color on cigarette packaging, the New York Times reported April 29. The

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Legislation that would have required first-time drunk driving offenders in Maryland to use an ignition interlock Breathalyzer in their vehicles has died after an influential

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Gorging on greasy bar snacks often accompanies a night of drinking, and a new federal study shows that the more people drink, the worse their

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Past research has shown a reduction in heart attacks after communities ban indoor smoking, and a new study finds that limiting exposure to indoor tobacco

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A federally funded treatment and prevention program is being credited with a 32-percent decline in fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) cases among Native Americans in Alaska,

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Poor drug addicts around the world face a host of problems from stigma and imprisonment to lack of treatment, according to the head of the United

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A new law regulating medical-marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles is being challenged by activists who say the rules are too onerous, Reuters reported March 3.

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Wisconsin’s new BadgerCare Plus Core health insurance plan — designed to provide health coverage to 50,000 low-income adults — violates state and federal addiction and

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