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.
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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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