It will come as no surprise to anyone reading this that we have a prescription drug problem in the United States. As I see it, however, we are not devoting our attention to the real root of the problem.
The state of Illinois will cease to fund alcohol and drug treatment and prevention programs as of March 15, the News-Gazette reported Feb. 19. The
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) issued a nationwide warning about the dangers of legal synthetic drugs often marketed as bath
Maryland may raise alcohol taxes for the first time since 1972 by a dime a drink, Delmarvanow.com reported Jan. 14. Maryland last raised its tax
Women who get pregnant later in life are at higher risk of having children with birth defects in general, and those over age 30 who
U.S. lawmakers say they banned clove cigarettes because of their health risks and appeal to young smokers, but the World Trade Organization (WTO) is investigating
Many parents joke about drugging their children to sleep, but actually doing so is a form of abuse that could harm or kill the child … Desperate times: heroin addicts in Africa reportedly are injecting the blood of other users to stave off withdrawal … The FDA doesn’t seem to be buying the tobacco industry’s case for keeping menthol cigarettes legal … and researchers say that point of sale tobacco ads appeal to kids and should be banned …
The first thing Massachusetts voters will see on November’s ballot is a question calling for repeal of the state’s alcohol tax, the Boston Herald reported July
A new animal study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) finds that small molecules called microRNA seem to play a role in regulating
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